Panels Discussions

Panel 1A. Nuclear Proliferation Cascades?: Lessons from Asia

Paper:

James Platte, “Lessons from Nuclear Proliferation in Northeast Asia”

Discussant: Lami Kim, Ph.D. Candidate, The Fletcher School @ Tufts University

Discussant / Moderator: Martin Malin, Executive Director, Project on Managing the Atom, The Belfer Center, Harvard Kennedy School

 

Panel 1B. Standing Together?: Limits to Dissent in Divided Societies

Papers:

Rashed al Dhaheri, “Between Repression and Policy Concession: Understanding State Responses to Mass Protests”

Ches Thurber, “Resistance Networks, Social Overlap, and the Ethnic Limits of Nonviolent Action”

Discussant: Nicholas Miller, Frank Stanton Assistant Professor, Brown University

Moderator: Eileen Babbitt, Professor of Practice of International Conflict Management, The Fletcher School @ Tufts University

 

Panel 2A. Political Networks: Statebuilding, Identity, and Governance

Paper:

Benjamin Spatz, “Decentralization, Local Governance and Local Elections in Liberia: Explaining Re-Emerging Tensions Between the State and Traditional Leaders”

Discussant / Moderator: Christopher (Rusty) Tunnard, Professor of Practice of International Business, The Fletcher School @ Tufts University

 

Panel 2B. Frenemies?: China and ASEAN’s Evolving Relationship

Papers:

Ivan Rasmussen, “Neighborly Grudges: Chinese (PRC) Relations with ASEAN Countries in the Context of Nationalistic Protest”

Prashanth Parameswaran, “Old Wine in New Bottles? Evaluating China’s New ASEAN Strategy”

Discussant: Andrew Taffer, Ph.D. Candidate, The Fletcher School @ Tufts University 

Moderator: Michael Beckley, Assistant Professor, Tufts University

 

Panel 3A. Policy Roundtable Discussion: Perspectives on the Islamic State

Panelists:

Ibrahim Warde, Adjunct Professor of International Business, The Fletcher School @ Tufts University

Shahla Al Kli, Ph.D. Candidate, The Fletcher School @ Tufts University

Stephen Bergey, Ph.D. Candidate, The Fletcher School @ Tufts University

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