Events

Worldviews of Aspiring Powers: A Resurgence of Nationalism?

Sponsored by the Sigur Center for Asian Studies’ Rising Powers Initiative

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

10:00 AM- 2:00 PM

George Washington University, Elliott School of International Affairs

1957 E St. NW, 6th Floor- Lindner Commons

Washington, DC 20052

 

10:00 AM- 10:15 PM

Introduction

Deepa Ollapally, Research Professor of International Affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, GWU

 

10:15 AM- 12:00 PM

Views from Asia

Japan- “Sorting out Japanese Grand Strategy”
Richard Samuels, Ford International Professor of Political Science, MIT

India- “Nationalism and India’s Balancing Act”
Deepa Ollapally, Research Professor of International Affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, GWU

China- “The Impact of Nationalism on Contemporary Chinese Policy”
David Shambaugh, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, GWU

Moderator
Bruce Dickson, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs and Director, Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Elliott School of International Affairs, GWU

 

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Luncheon

 

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Views from Eurasia

Iran- “Return of Defensive Realists in Tehran”
Farideh Farhi, Affiliate Graduate of Faculty, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Russia- “Putin’s Faustian Bargain with Russian Nationalism”
Andrew Kuchins, Director and Senior Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Moderator
Henry R. Nau, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs,Elliott School of International Affairs, GWU

 

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