UKM-QMUL Workshop 2017




0930-1010 SESSION 1
  Moderator: Prof. Dato’ Dr. ZAKARIA Haji Ahmad
Distinguished Fellow, Malaysian Armed Forces Defense College (MPAT) & Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (IDFR)/ Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research), HELP University Malaysia

“Beyond Belt and Road: Explaining China’s Contradictory Rise and Southeast Asian Responses”
–     Dr. KUIK Cheng-Chwee (UKM) & Dr. Lee JONES (QMUL),
Project Leaders  
1010-1030 Discussant: Prof. KHONG Yuen Foong
Li Ka Shing Professor of Political Science, Lee Kuan Yew School
of Public Policy, National University of Singapore    
1030-1100 Group photograph followed by coffee/tea
1100-1200 Discussion of Project Framework
1200-1245 Lunch
1245-1345 SESSION II: “The Relatively Receptive States”

Moderator: Dr. Johan SARAVANAMUTTU
Adjunct Senior Fellow, Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University

Cambodia: Dr. Vannarith CHHEANG
Chairman, Cambodian Institute for Strategic Studies

Laos: Dr. Phouphet KYOPHILAVONG
Associate Professor and Deputy Dean, Faculty of Economics and Business Management, National University of Laos

Malaysia: Dr. KUIK Cheng-Chwee
Associate Professor, East Asian International Relations (EAIR) Caucus, National University of Malaysia

Singapore: Ms. Irene CHAN
Associate Research Fellow, Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University

 1345-1405  Discussant: Dr. Shahar HAMEIRI
Associate Professor, School of Political Science and International Studies, University of Queensland
1405-1505 Discussion
1505-1530 Coffee Break
1530-1600 SESSION III: “The More Cautious or Once Skeptical States”

Moderator: Tan Sri Datuk Dr. KAMAL Salih
Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya

Vietnam: Dr. PHAM Sy Thanh
Director, Chinese Economic Studies Program, Vietnam National University

The Philippines: Prof. Aileen BAVIERA
Professor of Asian Studies, University of the Philippines Diliman

 1600-1620 Discussant: Dr. NGEOW Chow Bing
Deputy Director, Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya
1620-1720 Discussion
1800 Depart for dinner place
1900 Dinner



30 April 2017, Sunday

0900-1000 SESSION IV: “The (Self-)Restrained Embracers”?

Moderator: Prof. Dr. K.S. Nathan
Distinguished Fellow, Malaysian Institute of Defence and Security (MiDAS) & Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (IDFR)

Brunei: Ms. Ithrana LAWRENCE
Researcher, East Asian International Relations (EAIR) Caucus

Indonesia: Mr. Yeremia LALISANG
Lecturer, Department of International Relations, University of Indonesia

Myanmar: Dr. Khin Ma Ma MYO
Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, University of Yangon

Thailand: Ms. Pongkwan SAWASDIPAKDI
Lecturer, Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University

1000-1020 Discussant: Dr. CHONG Ja Ian
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, National University of Singapore
1020-1120  <spanDiscussion
1120-1140 Coffee Break
1140-1245  SESSION V:
Wrap-up Discussion & Planning for Next Workshop
1245-1400 Lunch & networking