Special Summer Seminar in Fukuoka: Lessons from European and Central Asian borders for Asia-Pacific Future Studies

Special Summer Seminar in Fukuoka: Lessons from European and Central Asian borders for Asia-Pacific Future Studies Events-August9The3rdAsia-Pacific   Principle Organizers: CAFS & UBRJ In cooperation with EUIJ Date: August 9, 2015 14:00-18:00 Place: Kyushu University   14:00-14:10 Opening Remarks (Kaoru Izumi and Akihiro Iwashita)   14:10-15:50 Session I: Geopolitical realities for the European Union: Views from Finland Moderator: Machiko Hachiya (EUIJ) Ilkka Liikanen (University of Eastern Finland) “EU Neighborhood Policies and Visions of the post-Cold War International Order” James W. Scott (University of Eastern Finland) “The Renaissance of Geopolitical Realism: Repercussions for the Reconceptualization of European Neighborhood” Discussant: Paul Richardson (University of Manchester) Discussant: Edward Boyle (CAFS)   1610:-17:50 Session II: Cooperation or Conflict? Trans-boundary Water Issues in the Aral Sea Basin Moderator: Serghei Golunov (CAFS) Nikolai Aladin (Zoological Institute, RAS) “The Partial Restoration of the Aral Sea and the Biological, Socio-Economic and Health Conditions in the Region” Ekaterina Borisova (Institute of Oriental Studies, RAS) “The Trans-boundary Water Problems in the Aral Sea Basin” Discussant: Tetsuro Chida (Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University)   17:50-18:00 Closing Remarks (Machiko Hachiya)   18:30- Reception


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