Publication: ‘Arctic: Commerce, Governance and Policy’
A special issue of the peer-reviewed journal Strategic Analysis, called 'Arctic: Commerce, Governance and Policy' is now published. The special issue is a collection of papers presented at the AsiArctic conference Geopolitics of the Arctic: Commerce, Governance and Policy. The conference was held at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) in New Delhi, India in 23–24, September 2013.
Conference: New Perspective on Sino-Russian Relations
Russian flag photo by Victorgrigas, wikicommons. Chinese Tiananmen photo by pushbeyond.
As part of the AsiArctic Programme, The Norwegian Institute for Defense Studies (IFS) and in cooperation with the Fridtjof Nansen Institute (FNI) organized an academic conference titled New Perspective on Sino-Russian Relations which has held at The Norwegian Institute for Studies in Oslo on 22-23 September 2014. The conference gathered leading scholars and experts on China-Russia relations from China, Russia, the U.S and Europe They came together to discuss and exchange views on the nature and recent trends of China-Russia relations along with future developments of the bilateral relationship and its implication for regional and international politics.
Event: Lunch seminar on China’s Arctic interests with Dr. Yang Jian
Of the Asian countries with a permanent observer status in the Arctic Council, largest attention has been directed towards Chinese interests for the Arctic. On 18 June 2014 Dr. Yang Jian from the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS) enlightened us on China's Arctic interest during the lunch seminar.
Conference: Asian Countries and the Arctic Future
From 23 to 25 April 2014 scholars from China, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea as well as Canada, Finland, Norway and the USA gathered in Shanghai for the AsiArctic conference 'Asian Countries and the Arctic Future'. The conference was the first of its kind in China with all Arctic-relevant Asian countries represented. The event was hosted by AsiArctic partner Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS), in cooperation with the Fridtjof Nansen Institute (FNI), and supported by China-Nordic Arctic Research Center (CNARC).