Eurasia and China’s BRI: Potential Impact, Potential Disputes, and How to Address Them

October 03, 2019

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

Keynote speaker - Bruno Maçães, author of The Dawn of Eurasia: On the Trail of the New World Order


- 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 Moderator

- Alexander Cooley, Director, Harriman Institute, Columbia University

At this public event held at Columbia University on September 19, 2019, speakers discussed 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.

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