China's BRI in Southeast Asia and Future Prospects


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Zoom Webinar

When: Sep 16 2020 - 12:00pm until Sep 16 2020 - 1:30pm
Where: Zoom Webinar

Direct Chinese involvement in Southeast Asia through its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) began in 2013. Designed as catalysts for regional growth, BRI infrastructure projects bring Chinese revenue and people directly into Southeast Asia, contributing to the porousness of nation-state borders in the region.



  • Jefferson Fox (Research Program, East-West Center)
  • Mary Mostafanezhad (Geography/Environment, UH Manoa)
  • Elina Noor (Political-Security Affairs, Asia Society Policy Institute)
  • Xiaojun Wang (Economics, UH Manoa)
  • Henryk Szadziewski (PhD candidate, Geography/Environment, UH Manoa)


Moderator: Cathryn Clayton (Asian Studies, UH Manoa)


Attendance is free but registration is required. Please register here.

This webinar is part of the Crossing Borders: International Affairs between China and Southeast Asia Fall 2020 Roundtable Series hosted by the University of Hawaii at Manoa and the East-West Center.