Speaker: Yao Shifan, Postdoctor Candidate, School of Political Science and Public Administration, Shandong University
Date: June 8, 2017
Time: 2:30 pm-4:30 pm
Location: 301 Lecture Hall, NO.3 Building, Hongjialou Campus
Sponsor: the School of Political Science and Public Administration
Among others, the debate on the Belt and Road Initiative involves ite impact on the process of globalism, casting the BRI as a new form of globalization. Drawing on a research in progress, this report offers an analysis on regionlization processes in East Asia as it relates to China. Asking whether there is a tendency to overemphasize the new wave of globalization at the cost of region making, this report offers a survey of regionlization and globalization, and investigates the potential implications of the BRI-led globalization discourse for China’s role in East Asian regionlization.
Dr. Yao Shifan completed his Ph.D. from National Chengchi University. He is currently postdoctor candidate at the School of Political Science and Public Administration in Shandong University. His main research interests include Chinese foreign policy, East Asian development and security, international critical theory and energy security. He has published in top journals such as Europe-Asia Studies, International Relations of the Asia-Pacific.
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Edited by: Zhao Yan