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Leiden University and KPSRL: Fireside Peace Chat “European Strategic Autonomy and a Rising China: Can Europe serve as a peace preserver between the US and China?”

2 May, 2023 @ 17:30 19:00

Join the ‘College & Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law’ for their latest Fireside Peace Chats event, co-hosted by Leiden University College, on 2 May. These events are informal, intimate discussions with global expert peacebuilders.

They are delighted to invite you to a special event, “European Strategic Autonomy and a Rising China: Can Europe serve as a peace preserver between the US and China?” This event will be an informal, intimate exchange where attendees are encouraged to actively engage in discussion with each other and our guest speaker, Michael Swaine from the Quincy Institute of Responsible Statecraft. Joining as a discussant, they also welcome Xiaoxue Martin, Research Fellow at the Clingendael China Centre.

Throughout the discussion, Swaine will be discussing practical and relevant issues in Chinese international relations including;

The concept of strategic autonomy in Europe as it relates to China and the US
The ‘Taiwan issue’ and addressing speculated parallels with Russia’s war on Ukraine
Supply chain pressures; production semi-conductors