Tuesday, Mar. 11, 6-8 p.m.
Frost Academic Commons
This talk is put on by Society for Scholarly Dialogue:
The territorial disputes in the South China Sea, especially over the island chains of the Paracels and Spratlys have seen an upsurge of tensions amongst the countries of the region. President Obama’s “Pivot to the East” policy has also added to the tension; with impending global political and economic consequences. The discussion will highlight the countries and areas involved and their attempts at solutions.
Peng-Khuan Chong of the Social Science Department teaches political science and has research interests in the politics of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). He is a guest editor of the Centre for Peace Initiative and Conflict Management of Cotonou, Benin and Professor at the Kwame Nkrumah School of International Relations at Houdegbe North American University of Benin.
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