Type: Public event

Between Russia and China: Central Asia's Relevance

CMENAS and CREES Lecture


David Abramson, U.S.Department of State Bureau of Intelligence and Research

Date & Time

Oct 27, 2017, 4:00-6:00 pm EDT


Weiser Hall - Room 110
500 Church Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

The speaker will address the changing geopolitics of Eurasia, particularly the Central Asia-Russia-China relations. He will assess the political, economic, and security motivations and implications of initiatives such as China's Belt and Road and Russia's Eurasian Economic Union for the countries of Central Asia and those countries' likely roles and reactions over the next few years. How is Central Asia relevant in today's world 25 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union and what has changed?      

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