The Strategic Studies Program (SSP) of the University of the Philippines’ Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UP CIDS), in partnership with the UP Diliman Department of Political Science, will hold a lecture entitled “Change and Continuity in China’s Foreign Policy” on Wednesday, 10 October 2018 from 1:30 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. at the UP CIDS Conference Hall, Lower Ground Floor, Ang Bahay ng Alumni, Diliman, Quezon City. The event will present the findings of the studies conducted by SSP Research Fellows, Dr. Meiting Li and Raisa E. Lumampao, on the emerging trends in China’s foreign policy and its implications for Korea.
The lecture is free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. To pre-register, please visit:https://bit.ly/2NeOVMR.
About the Speakers
- Meiting Li is currently Assistant Professor of International Relations at the Department of Political Science, University of the Philippines Diliman. She previously worked in the School of International Relations at Xiamen University (China) for three years. She obtained her Ph.D. in Politics from University of Exeter (UK) in 2012. Her research interests include foreign policy analysis, China studies, and non-traditional security studies.
- Raisa Lumampao is currently Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science, University of the Philippines Diliman. She completed her master’s degree in Global Affairs and Policy from Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea in 2016 and earned her bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from the University of the Philippines. She has previously worked with the Korean Embassy in Manila and the Presidential Commission on the Visiting Forces Agreement. Her research interests include East Asian politics, Middle East politics, and foreign policy.
About the Organizers
The public lecture is organized by the Strategic Studies Program of the University of the Philippines’ Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UP CIDS) in partnership with the UP Diliman Department of Political Science. The UP CIDS Strategic Studies Program aims to promote interest and discourse on significant changes in Philippine foreign policy and develop capacity building for strategic studies in the country. It views the Philippines’ latest engagements with the great powers and multilateral cooperation with other states in the Asia-Pacific region as a catalyst to further collaborative and multi-disciplinary research between the intellectual communities within East Asia.