Space Policy Trends in the Indo-Pacific
Indo-Pacific Policy Dialogue (via Zoom) -- 1800 (JST) 23 August 2021
With space and technology accelerating domains of competition and potential areas of conflict, this event has been designed to create better understanding of emerging trends in space policy and how they pertain to the Indo-Pacific.
Senior Analyst Dr Malcolm Davis of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) has been invited to participate in a panel discussion moderated by Stephen Nagy. The guest will introduce themselves and present their views in 15-20 minutes, then engage in dialogue and Q&A moderated by the host. The event will end after 105 minutes has passed. The exact time will be determined by the moderator based on audience engagement.
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Dr. Malcolm Davis joined ASPI as a Senior Analyst in Defence Strategy and Capability in January 2016. Prior to this he was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in China-Western Relations with the Faculty of Society and Design at Bond University from March 2012 to January 2016, and he currently retains an Honorary Assistant Professor position in the Faculty. He has worked with the Department of Defence, both in Navy Headquarters in the Strategy and Force Structure area, and with Strategic Policy Division in the Strategic Policy Guidance and Strategic External Relations and Education sections from November 2007 to March 2012. Prior to this appointment he was a Lecturer in Defence Studies with Kings College London at the Joint Services Command and Staff College, in Shrivenham, UK, from June 2000 to October 2007. He holds a PhD in Strategic Studies from the University of Hull as well as two Masters degrees in Strategic Studies, including from the Australian National University’s Strategic and Defence Studies Centre. His main research focus is on defence strategy and capability development, military technology, and the future of warfare.
Dr. Stephen Nagy is a senior associate professor at the International Christian University in Tokyo, a fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI) and a visiting fellow with the Japan Institute for International Affairs (JIIA). His recent funded research projects are “Sino-Japanese Relations in the Wake of the 2012 Territorial Disputes: Investigating changes in Japanese Business’ trade and investment strategy in China”, and “Perceptions and drivers of Chinese view on Japanese and US Foreign Policy in the Region”. He is currently working on middle power approaches to great power competition in the Indo-Pacific. His latest publications include: 2021 Nagy, S.R. 2021. “Indo-Pacific Resilience, Prosperity and Stability: Canada’s Capabilities-led Approach to Strategic Free and Open Indo-Pacific Engagement,” in Canadian and Japanese FOIP Visions. Policy Perspectives, Canadian Global Affairs Institute. March 3rd, 2021. ISBN: 978-3-030-67770-1; Nagy, S. R. 2021. “Sino-Japanese Reactive Diplomacy as seen through the Interplay of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the Free and Open Indo-Pacific Vision (FOIP).” China Report: 1–15. DOI: 10.1177/0009445520984735.; Nagy, S. R. 2020. “Quad-Plus? Carving out Canada’s Middle Power Role.” Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs. Special Issue. Quad Plus: Form versus Substance, vol. 3, no. 5: 179–195. ISSN 2576-5361 (Print); ISSN 2576-537X (Online).
Format: This event will be off-the-record. Questions are encouraged. It will not be recorded.
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Co-Sponsors: Institute for Contemporary Asian Studies (ICAS)
Moderator: Stephen Nagy
Webinar Cost: Free of charge.
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