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In a context of growing centrality of Asia-Pacific in the geopolitics and geo-economy of the world and the affirmation of China as a new superpower, OBSERVARE – UAL’s Foreign Relations Observatory, in partnership with the National Defense Institute (IDN), invites to participate in the cycle of conferences and open classes “China and Asia-Pacific”, coordinated by Prof. Luis Tomé and with the collaboration of prestigious national and foreign experts.

// JULY 1 //

/ 12 am – 1.30 pm / View recording
The geopolitics of the new silk route and the PLP: East Timor and Mozambique
Francisco Leandro
| Univ. Cidade de Macau and Instituto para a Investigação sobre Países de Língua Portuguesa

/ 3 – 4.30 pm / View recording
Chinese speech to Portuguese-speaking countries
Cátia Miriam Costa | CEI-ISCTE/IUL

China in Brazilian Foreign Policy: from Lula da Silva to Bolsonaro
Daniel Cardoso | Univ. Autónoma de Lisboa and OBSERVARE

The Sino-Brazilian partnership in the Global South: a geopolitical vision
Paulo Duarte
| Univ do Minho and Univ. Lusófona do Porto

// OPEN CLASS – 6.30 – 8.30 pm //View recording

The China factor in the New World Order
Luis Tomé | Director of the International Relations Department at UAL and Diretor of OBSERVARE
Moderation: Helena Carreiras, Diretor of National Defense Institute (IDN)

// JUNE 24 //

/ 12 am – 1.30 pm / Session in English View recording
Quo Vadis Post-COVID World?: The Sino-US rivalry and Japan’s Role
Tosh Minohara | Kobe University, Japan

/ 3 – 4.30 pm / View recording
Asian Policy of Russia
Raquel Freire | Faculty of Economics, Universidade de Coimbra (FEUC)

/ 6.30 – 8 pm / View recording
China – USA, new world confrontation
Vasco Rato | IDN

/ 9 – 10.30 pm / View recording
South Korea: democracy and prosperity under threat from the Kim dynasty
Leonídio Ferreira | Director of “Diário de Notícias”

// JUNE 17 //

/ 2 – 3.30 pm / Session in English –  View recording
China’s Political, International Law and Military Challenges in the South China Sea
Mark Meirowitz | State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College

/ 4 – 5.30 pm / –  View recording
United States vs PRChina
Carlos Gaspar | IDN AND IPRI-NOVA

/ 6.30 – 8 pm /
The “centrality” of ASEAN in the face of the impact of Covid-19
Nuno Canas Mendes | ISCSP – Universidade de Lisboa

/ 9 – 10.30 pm / –  View recording
China and Nuclear North Korea
Nuno Magalhães | IDN AND IE University, Madrid

// MAY 13 //

/ 2 – 5.30 pm /
The Chinese presence in the Pacific: between speech and action
Cátia Miriam Costa, ISCTE
The dilemma of one China in the era of Tsai Ing-Wen
Jorge Tavares da Silva, Universidade de Aveiro
New Silk Road: A New Made-in-China World
Paulo Duarte, Univ. do Minho and Univ. Lusófona do Porto
The China effect on economic globalisation
Diego Magalhães, Univ. Federal de Goias, Brasil and OBSERVARE-UAL

/ 6.30 – 9.30 pm / –  View recording
Globalisation, state transformation and Chinese foreign policy: tensions and challenges
Daniel Cardoso, UAL-OBSERVARE
Nationalism in Chinese foreign policy
Luís Cunha, IDN
Nationalisms in China: the case of Hong Kong
Álvaro Rosa, ISCTE

// MAY 6 // Sessions in English

/ 2 – 3.30 pm /
International Security in the Asia-Pacific – View recording
Mark Beeson, The University of Western Australia, Austrália

/ 9 – 10.30 pm /
The US-China relations –  View recording
Robert Sutter, George Washington University


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