Worldviews of Aspiring Powers: A Resurgence of Nationalism?

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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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Panel I: Views from Asia
Panel II: Views from Eurasia

Conference Publications

chinese nationalismPolicy Brief- Nationalism and Chinese Foreign Policy

 

ModiAbePolicy Brief- Abe and Modi: Nationalist Leaders versus Nationalist Leadership