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Conference Program

June 4, 2010


09:20 – 09:40

Welcome Speeches by

Nikolaus RITT, Vice Dean (Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies)

Prof. Sepp Linhart (Head of the Department of East Asian Studies)

Prof. Rudiger Frank (Deputy Head of the Department of East Asian Studies)


Panel I: Theoretical Issues and the European Experience of Collective Security

09:40 – 10:00 Colin MUNRO: Collective Security: OSCE and the European Experience

10:00 – 10:20 Roberta BALLABIO: Collective Security: The European Experience

10:20 – 10:40 Nele NÖSSELT: A Chinese Perspective on IR Theory and Collective Security

10:40 Coffee Break

11:10 – 11:25 Discussants: Rosemary FOOT

11:25 – 12:20 Panel Discussion: Collective Security in Europe: Lessons for Korea?


Panel II: International Relations in East Asia: Country Studies

14:15 – 14:35 David KANG: The role of the United States in the international relations of East Asia

14:35 – 14:55 Scott SNYDER: The role of China in the IR of East Asia

14:55 – 15:15 John SWENSON-WRIGHT: The role of Japan in the IR of East Asia

15:15 Coffee Break

15:45 – 16:15 Discussants: Hazel SMITH, Nele NÖSSELT

16:15 – 17:15 Panel Discussion: What are the key challenges for International Relations in East Asia?


June 5, 2010


Panel III: Korea and International Relations in East Asia

09:30 – 09:50 MOON Chung-in: The Six Party Talks

09:50 – 10:10 CHUN Chaesung: The Republic of Korea in the International Relations of East Asia

10:10 – 10:30 PAIK Hak-soon: North Korea in the International Relations of East Asia

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:30 Discussants: Jim HOARE, Ruediger FRANK

11:30 – 12:20 Panel Discussion: Which active role can Korea play in IR in East Asia, in particular related to collective security?


Panel IV: East Asian Regional Models of Collective Security

14:10 – 14:30 PARK Sung-Hoon: ASEM and the Europe-Asia relationship

14:30 – 14:50 Georgy TOLORAYA: Shanghai Cooperation Organization

14:50 – 15:10 JIN Canrong: Why does China De-link the Six-Party Talks and the Bilateral Relationship with DPRK now?

15:10 Coffee Break

15:40 – 16:00 Discussants: Julie GILSON, N.N

16:00 – 17:30 Panel Discussion and Wrap up Session: How do we assess the current institutional structure of collective security in East Asia, and what can be expected for the future? What are the implications for Korea and for the EU? What are the risks that need to be addressed, and how can the most crucial issues be resolved based on the discussions of the conference?

17:30 Concluding Remarks






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