Annual Joint Conference with the PLA Academy of Military Science
Pictured: Dr. Niklas Swanström, Director of ISDP, and Major General Liu Renxian, Deputy Director of Department of Operational Theories and Doctrines, Academy of Military Science, PLA. Picture credit: Lt. Col. Xie Feng, AMS.
Since 2008, ISDP has jointly organized an international conference together with its partners at the PLA Academy of Military Science. These conferences, alternately hosted in Stockholm and China, have proven a crucial platform for high-level exchange and deliberation between Chinese and European policy officials.
Upcoming conferences are also posted under the Events Page.
Previous ISDP-AMS Conferences
To date, the ISDP-AMS conferences have covered the following list of topics (please refer to the links to access conference reports):
- 2016: Cyber Security: Identifying Threats and Charting a Common Defense. Read more here.
- 2015, Beijing: “”The Islamic State” and the Situation in the Middle East”
- 2014, Stockholm: “Military Operations Overseas in Peacetime”
- 2013, Beijing: “Security and Development in Afghanistan After 2014”
- 2012, Stockholm: “Crisis Management”
- 2011, Bejing, “The Situation in West Asia and North Africa and its Impact on the International Strategic Configuration”
- 2010, Stockholm: “A New Strategic Landscape: Changes, Challenges and Consequences”
- 2009, Beijing: “The Impact of the Economic Crisis on the International Strategic Configuration”
- 2008, Xianghe, Hebei Province: “Military Reform: Practice and Lessons”