This event will explore critical contemporary trends in the Indo-Pacific: rising nationalism, soaring inflation, pandemic recovery, and changing security dynamics, especially in light of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The panel will provide expertise on how these global issues are affecting China, India, Pakistan, Japan, North Korea, and South Korea, and the dynamics between them.


Dr Adnan Naseemullah – Associate Professor of International Relations at King’s College London

Dr John Nilsson-Wright – Senior University Lecturer in Japanese Politics and International Relations at the University of Cambridge and Senior Research Fellow for Northeast Asia at Chatham House

Dr Jane Hayward – Lecturer in China and Global Affairs at King’s College, London

Dr Shruti Kapila – Associate Professor of Indian History and Global Political Thought at the University of Cambridge and Co-Director of the Global Humanities Initiative

Professor William Hurst – Chong Hua Professor of Chinese Development at the University of Cambridge and Deputy Director of the Centre for Geopolitics

There will be a drinks reception following the conclusion of the event, with opportunities to speak to the panelists and other participants.


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