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金九论坛讲座

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Time: 12:00-14:00, May 22

Venue: C105, SIS

Moderate: Dr. Wang Dong

Speakers and topics:

Georgy Toloraya,North Korean Tensions: a Challenge for Russia and China

Christopher Yung,Selective Rebalancing: U.S. Asia Policy in the Trump Administration

Language: English

 

Bio:

Prof. Georgy Toloraya  is  a former diplomat (rank of Minister) and a scholar with decades-long experience on Asian and global issues. Since 2008 he has been working for the "Russkiy Mir" (Russian World) Presidential Foundation in Moscow as chair of regional programs, coordinating, inter alia, Asian and African programs.  He is concurrently Director of Asian Strategy Center at the Institute of Economy of Russian Academy of Science and serves as CEO of Russian National Committee on BRICS Research. Professor Toloraya also teaches at MGIMO (Moscow University of International Relations) .

Prof. Toloraya has graduated from MGIMO in 1978, received his Ph.D. in 1984, degree of doctor of еconomy in 1994 and full professor degree in 2002. He served two postings in North Korea (1977-1980 and 1984-1987), worked for trade promotion agencies related to Asia, served at Russian Foreign Ministry, was Deputy Chief of the Russian Embassy in South Korea (1993-1998), First Asian Department Deputy Director-General (1998-2003) and Consul General of Russia in Sydney (2003-2007). He collaborated with a number of academic institutes (among them IMEMO and Institute of Economics) as a full-time and part-time researcher and in 2007-2008 was a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution, Washington, DC. He has published many articles and books on East Asia and global governance issues.

 

Christopher D. Yung is the Donald Bren Chair of Non-Western Strategic Thought at U.S. Marine Corps University.  He serves as the Director of East Asian Studies at the University and lectures on Asian Security Issues at the Marine Corps War College, the Command and Staff College and all of the colleges under the Marine Corps University umbrella.  Dr. Yung also conducts research on the Chinese military, US policy to Asia, China foreign policy and Asian Security Policy.  Prior to his arrival at Marine Corps University, Dr. Yung was a Senior Research Fellow and Deputy Director of the Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs, Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS), U.S. National Defense University.  Dr. Yung has been the editor, author and contributor to numerous books, articles and chapters on the Chinese military, Chinese Strategy, and U.S. policy to Asia. Dr. Yung received both his M.A. and PhD at the Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Johns Hopkins University.