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  • 2015-11-20

    Expert Interview – Elliot Brennan on The East Asia Summit and Addressing Southeast Asia’s Migrant Crisis

    While much attention is accorded to Europe’s refugee crisis, Southeast Asia has also experienced large flows of migrants which led to crisis earlier this year when tens of thousands of economic migrants and Myanmar Muslims boarded vessels for neighboring countries. A daunting challenge for governments of the region, Elliot Brennan sheds light on the pressing […]

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  • 2015-11-18

    Forum with Delegation from Academy of Military Science

    On Wednesday, November 18, 2015, ISDP hosted a Forum with representatives from the People Liberation Army’s Academy of Military Science. The forum was part of a week-long series of events organized on the occasion of the AMS delegation’s visit to Stockholm. Keynote speakers were ISDP Director Dr. Niklas Swanström, and the delegation leader Senior Colonel […]

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  • 2015-11-17

    Roundtable with Delegations from Academy of Military Science

    On Tuesday, November 17, 2015, ISDP hosted a roundtable with a delegation from the People Liberation Army’s Academy of Military Science. The talk was part of a week-long series of events organized on the occasion of the AMS delegation’s visit to Stockholm. Among the topic being discussed, much emphasis was given to the One Belt, […]

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  • 2015-11-14

    Woosuk Jung Presented on “Environmental Policy in Sweden and South Korea”

    On November 14, Mr. Woosuk Jung, a Visiting Research Fellow at ISDP, presented on “Environmental Policy in Sweden and South Korea” at the Korea Research Foundation in Stockholm. The seminar, organized by the Swedish-South Korean Social Science Studies Association (SKSS), was moderated by Dr. Sangsoo Lee and supported by the ROK Embassy in Stockholm.

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  • 2015-11-10

    A Summary of the Forum “Human Rights and Democracy with Chinese Characteristics?”

    On November 10, 2015, ISDP hosted a forum focusing on the topic “human rights and democracy with Chinese characteristics” with Dr. Phil C.W. Chan, Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the University of Lapland, and Professor Tony Fang from Stockholm University. China’s system of government, domestic human rights record, its obligations in adhering to international human […]

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  • 2015-10-30

    ISDP Welcomes Dr. Jianjun Ding as Guest Researcher

    Dr. Jianjun Ding joined ISDP as a visiting researcher in October 2015 and she will stay with us for 14 months. She works for the Pakistan Study Center of Sichuan University, China, and her main research interests encompass South Asia, especially Pakistani politics, its foreign policy, and the relationship between China and Pakistan. She is […]

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  • 2015-10-28

    Expert Interview – Lars Vargö on Japan’s Constitutional Reinterpretation of Article 9

    In a landmark decision, the Japanese parliament voted last month to reinterpret Article 9 of the country’s “peace” constitution. Lars Vargö, former Swedish ambassador to Japan and South Korea, provides his perspective on the implications of the controversial reinterpretation and what it means for Japan’s military role. Japan’s reinterpretation of Article 9 has been viewed […]

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  • 2015-10-18

    ISDP Media Quotes 2007- April 2016

    2016 April 16, 2016: Halil Karaveli was quoted in Dagens Nyheter article Process mot komiker stor nyhet i Turkiet. April 12, 2016: Halil Karaveli was quoted in the Göteborgs-Posten article: Tal på Sergels torg: “Död åt de armeniska hundarna” April 6, 2016: Svante Cornell was quoted in the Bloomberg article: Oil Riches Help Azerbaijan Outgun Armenia […]

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  • 2015-10-14

    Ambassador Per Eklund Joins the ISDP Board

    H.E. Ambassador Per Eklund is a Senior Fellow at the Silk Road Studies Program. Ambassador Eklund joined in February 2011 after retiring from his position as head of the European Union Delegation to Georgia. He joined the European Commission in Brussels in 1997 and his other missions included Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, the Netherlands […]

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  • 2015-10-03

    Peace Education Training Held in Mandalay

    The last Peace Education Training was hold in Mandalay, Myanmar on October 3 and 4, 2015. The training sessions were attended by 30 participants coming from various civil society organizations and political parties. The training was made possible thanks to funding from the European Union.

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