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Panel Discussion: Maintaining Peace in China-India Relations

September 3, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Speakers:
Kishore Mahbubani, Distinguished Fellow, Asia Research Institute, NUS
Selina Ho, Assistant Professor and Program Chair, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore
Shen Dingli, Professor, Institute of International Studies, Fudan University
Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School; Faculty Director, Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University
Kanti Bajpai, Director, Centre on Asia and Globlisation and Wilmar Professor of Asian Studies, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore
Manjari Chatterjee Miller, Associate Professor of International Relations, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University

Chairperson: James Crabtree, Associate Professor in Practice, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore

The China-India relationship is one of the keys to international security, the future of Asia, and the well-being of nearly 3 billion people. Since early May 2020, border tensions between the two powers have underlined the potential for conflict. In 2017, their armies faced off for 73 days. At the same time, they have built a system of engagement designed to manage conflict and their larger rivalry. Their leaders meet regularly, they hold talks on the border quarrel, they have a series of confidence building measures, and they trade and invest with each other. They also cooperate multilaterally.

What are the drivers of the relationship? How can they manage conflict and rivalry? Are there cooperative steps forward, now and looking ahead? Two years ago, the Centre on Asia and Globalization in the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, set out to answer these and other vital questions by working with Routledge UK to produce the Routledge Handbook of China-India Relations. The book was published earlier this year. It assembled experts from China, India, Singapore, other parts of Asia, Australia, Brazil, Europe, and the United States and has 35 chapters on a range of China-India issues.

This is a co-sponsored event hosted by the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, the Harvard University Asia Center, and the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies.

Presented via Zoom Webinar.
Registration Required.
Register at https://nus-sg.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Sjly22JCSZWfHPBcMn4ZTQ

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Date:
September 3, 2020
Time:
8:30 am - 9:30 am
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Website:
https://nus-sg.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Sjly22JCSZWfHPBcMn4ZTQ

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Mittal South Asia Institute

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