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Parallel Session 2

In Search for Common Security in an Age of Deglobalization
Fujiwara Kiichi
Professor, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, The University of Tokyo
Saturday 7, December
9:00-13:10
14F Tetsumon Memorial Auditorium, Faculty of Medicine Experimental Research Building
English
Agenda
Panel 1
9:00-10:30 Changing Technology and its Regional Implications
Moderator: Shiroyama Hideaki (Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo)
Lead questions:

Transition to new generation of information technology, artificial intelligence and energy grid is about to change the global landscape. What are the regional and global implications of the 4th Industrial Revolution? Will new generation of technologies further accelerate geopolitical contestation? Has financial information become a new tool of coercive diplomacy?

Speakers:
  1. Heng Yee Kuang (Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo)
  2. Sahashi Ryo (Associate Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo)
  3. Lee Jae-Seung (Professor, Graduate School of International Studies, Korea University)
  4. Lei Shaohua (Assistant Professor, School of International Studies, Peking University)
Panel 2
10:30-12:00 The Way out: Managing Great Power Politics
Moderator: Kim Sung-Han (Dean, Graduate School of International Studies, Korea University)
Lead questions:

Power transition has enhanced geopolitical rivalry, especially in the Asia-Pacific region. How, then, can we de-escalate military conflicts? What would be a security that can be shared as a common goal? Is it still possible to imagine an institutional framework that provides stable cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region?

Speakers:
  1. Kanti Bajpai (Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore)
  2. Peter Trubowitz (Professor, London School of Economics)
  3. Fujiwara Kiichi (Professor, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, The University of Tokyo)
  4. Zhang Qingmin (Professor, School of International Studies, Peking University)
Wrap-up Discussion
12:10-13:10 Common Security as Global Commons
Moderator: G. John Ikenberry (Professor, Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy, Princeton University)
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