EVENT VIDEO. Eurasia and China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Potential Impact, Potential Disputes, and How to Address Them

Thursday, September 19, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
James Room, 418 Barnard Hall (3009 Broadway)

Please join us for a panel discussion on the expansion of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) across Eurasia and the risks of conflict and dispute that the promoters of the Initiative might have to address.

Registration is required. Please click here to register.

This event is organized by the Istanbul Policy Center–Stiftung Mercator Initiative at Sabancı University, together with Columbia University’s Sakıp Sabancı Center for Turkish Studies, The Harriman Institute, ISERP, and Columbia Global Centers, Istanbul.


Keynote speaker

Bruno Maçães, author of The Dawn of Eurasia: On the Trail of the New World Order (Penguin Books, 2018)


Lanxin Xiang, Professor of International History and Politics, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies Geneva

Nargis Kassenova, Senior Fellow, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University


Alexander Cooley, Director, Harriman Institute, Columbia University

Keynote by Bruno Macaes, followed by a discussion with Nargis Kassenova and Lanxin Xiang moderated by Alexander Cooley