Economic and Strategic Implications of Sino-Japanese Diaoyu Islands Dispute in Northeast Asia

Type: 
Public lecture
Audience: 
Open to the Public
Building: 
Nador u. 9, Monument Building
Room: 
Gellner room
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 1:30pm
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Date: 
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 1:30pm

The School of Public Policy's Center for Conflict, Negotiation and Recovery at the Central European University cordially invites you to

 Economic and Strategic Implications of Sino-Japanese

Diaoyu Islands Dispute in Northeast Asia 

 Speaker: To-hai Liou

Why the two most powerful economies in Asia are fighting over a few tiny rocks? In his presentation, Prof. Liou, a Japan specialist from Taiwan, will first decipher Sino-Japanese Diaoyu Islands Dispute in terms of their true intentions and goals, then analyze economic, political and strategic implications for Northeast Asia.

To-hai Liou(劉德海), Ph.D.(University of Arizona), is Professor and Chair, Department of Diplomacy , Director of the Center for WTO Studies, National Chengchi University, Taiwan and President, the Chinese Association for Korean Studies. He has been Visiting Fellow at University of Melbourne (Dept. of Political Science, 2001-2002), University of Calgary(Dept. of Political Science, summer 2002), Australian National University (Dept. of International Relations, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, 2006-2007) and Centre for Dialogue, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia (June-September 2011) under the Executive Endeavour Award of the Australian Government. He is the author of the book entitled South Korea's Foreign Relations Since the mid 1980s(1997), and co-author of two books, International Politics(1996) and Introduction to Korean Studies (2001). His research interests focus on WTO, FTA, international relations of Northeast Asia, Asian economic integration, comparative foreign policies, foreign policies of two Koreas, Japan and Australia and India.

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