One Belt, Many Questions (Fully Booked) @ SOAS University of London, London [17 October]

One Belt, Many Questions (Fully Booked)

19:00 - 21:00

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SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, WC1H 0XG London, United Kingdom
Room: Alumni Lecture Theatre, Paul Webley Wing (Senate House)

Speaker: Jonathan Hillman (Centre for Strategic and International Studies and Director of the Reconnecting Asia Project)

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China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is the most ambitious geoeconomic vision in recent history. It promises over $1 trillion in new infrastructure projects, scores of trade agreements, and countless people-to-people ties. Perhaps the boldest dimension of the BRI is its overland routes between China and Europe. New railways aspire to compete with maritime transportation, which has been dominant for centuries. Jonathan Hillman, director of the Reconnecting Asia Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, will put these developments into perspective by examining a few key projects and the challenges they face.

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Organised by: SOAS South Asia Institute (SSAI) in collaboration with the London Middle East Institute (LMEI) and SOAS China Institute (SCI)

SSAI contact email: [email protected]

LMEI contact email: Aki Elborzi [email protected]

Image credit: CSIS | Center for Strategic & International Studies
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