CHINA’S BELT and ROAD INITIATIVE: THE IMPACT ON EUROPE

Chair: Dr John Hemmings, Director, Asia Studies, the Henry Jackson Society



About the seminar

A seminar titled "CHINA'S BELT & ROAD INITIATIVE: THE IMPACT ON EUROPE" was held at The Senate Room, Senate House, Malet St, London WC1E 7HU on Tuesday 5 February 2019 from 01:00-05:00 pm.

Where


The Senate Rooms, Senate House, Malet St, London

When


Tuesday, 5 February 2019
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST

Speakers

, Lecturer, London School of Economics

Dr Sarah Ashraf

Lecturer, London School of Economics

Dr Pervez Hoodbhoy, Zohra and ZZ Ahmed Foundation Distinguished Professor, Forman Christian College, Lahore

Dr Pervez Hoodbhoy

Zohra and ZZ Ahmed Foundation Distinguished Professor, Forman Christian College, Lahore

Theresa Fallon, Analyst, Centre for Russia Europe Asia Studies (CREAS)

Theresa Fallon

Analyst, Centre for Russia Europe Asia Studies (CREAS)

Andrew Cainey, Associate Fellow, Asia-Pacific Programme, Chatham House

Andrew Cainey

Associate Fellow, Asia-Pacific Programme, Chatham House

Kathryn Rand

Kathryn Rand

Assistant Director, Great Britain China Centre

Andrew Small

The German Marshall Fund

Programme

DAY 1: February 05 (Tuesday)
13:00 Registration
13:15 Welcome address by Lord Bruce, President of The Democracy Forum
13:30 Session 1
  • Introduction to speakers and topic by chair Dr John Hemmings, Director, Asia Studies, the Henry Jackson Society
  • Theresa Fallon, Founder & Director, the Centre for Russia Europe Asia Studies (CREAS): ‘How to win friends and influence Europeans: Beijing's Belt and Road diplomacy and Europe's response’
  • Andrew Cainey, Associate Fellow, Asia-Pacific Programme, Chatham House: ‘Making the pushback on BRI productive’
  • Kathryn Rand, Assistant Director, Great Britain China Centre: ‘China’s Belt and Road Initiative: implications for international rule of law’
Question & answer session
15:00 Coffee break
15:15 Session 2
  • Introduction to speakers by chair Duncan Bartlett, Japan Story and Editor of Asian Affairs magazine
  • Dr Pervez Hoodbhoy, Zohra and ZZ Ahmed Foundation Distinguished Professor, Forman Christian College, Lahore: ‘Will the BRI build local capacity and support sustainable development?’
  • Andrew Small, Senior Transatlantic Fellow, Asia Program, The German Marshall Fund: ‘Beyond the backlash – can Beijing rebalance the BRI?’
  • Dr Sarah Ashraf, Policy and Research Manager, Institute for Strategic Dialogue: ‘BRI: shifting strategic imperatives of regional stakeholders viewed through a stability and security lens’
Question & answer session
16:45 Closing address by Democracy Forum Chair Barry Gardiner MP, Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade

China's Belt & Road Initiative: The Impact On Europe

A seminar titled "CHINA'S BELT & ROAD INITIATIVE: THE IMPACT ON EUROPE" was held at The Senate Room, Senate House, Malet St, London on Tuesday 5 February 2019 from 01:00-05:00 pm.