Scarlett Cornelissen is Professor of International Relations at the University of Stellenbosch. She holds a PhD from the University of Glasgow and postgraduate and Bachelor’s degrees from Stellenbosch University and the University of Cape Town. She has been Katherine Hampson Bessell Fellow with the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University and Leibniz Professor at Leipzig University.
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Marco Chirullo is the Deputy Head of the Unit responsible for trade relations with Far East Asia, including China, Korea and Japan. He acted as Deputy Chief Negotiator of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement, and currently supervises its implementation.
Guido Alberto Casanova is a research assistant and editorial assistant at ISPI. After a degree in International and Diplomatic Sciences (SID) from the University of Trieste, he earned an Msc in Asian Politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies of London where he focused on state-society relations in China, South Korea and Japan. His research interests encompass also economic and security ties in the Pacific, particularly the relationship between trade and technology.
Tobias Burgers is a project assistant professor at the Cyber Civilization Research Center, Keio University, Tokyo Japan, and a non-resident fellow at the Center for Security Studies, NCCU, Taipei. Taiwan. He holds a doctorate from the Otto Suhr Institute for Political Science, Free University Berlin.
Axel Berkofsky is Associate Professor at the University of Pavia, Italy and Co-Head of the Asia Centre at ISPI. Axel Berkofsky is also Executive Committee Board Member at the Stockholm-based European Japan Advanced Research Network (EJARN) and Research Affiliate at the European Institute of Japanese Studies at the Stockholm School of Economics. Previously, Dr. Berkofsky was Senior Policy Analyst and Associate Policy Analyst at the Brussels-based European Policy Centre (EPC), Research Fellow at the Brussels-based European Institute for Asian Studies (EIAS).
On June 23rd-24th, Chinese President Xi Jinping will (virtually) chair the 14th BRICS Summit, gathering leaders from Russia, Brazil, India, and South Africa. After losing steam over the last few years, the meeting has gained newfound significance, due to the rekindling between China and Russia as a consequence of the war, India’s renewed role on the international stage (neutral with Russia yet active in the Indo-Pacific), and the perception of developing economies vis-à-vis mounting great power competition.
In a speech on 7 April to his country’s envoys gathered in Pretoria, South African president Cyril Ramaphosa praised the resilience and solidarity of African countries in the fight against Covid-19. According to Ramaphosa, who has led the continental response since his chairship of the African Union (AU) in 2020, “the AU’s coordinated response to the pandemic has significantly advanced the cause of African unity.”
The year 2022 will be remembered for many things: the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the year that both NATO and the EU published their security strategies. For the European Union, the Strategic Compass represents the willingness of 27 countries with different strategic cultures to better coordinate, invest in capacity building, and partner with international organisations such as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United Nations knowing that a secure environment is crucial for European security.
Una tregua e una nuova leadership: dopo sette anni di guerra, lo Yemen attraversa una fase di opportunità politiche. La tregua nazionale, mediata dalle Nazioni Unite fra tutte le parti in conflitto, è in vigore, per due mesi, dal 2 aprile: nonostante alcune violazioni, la buona notizia è che la tregua sta reggendo e il numero di vittime e feriti civili si è dimezzato dal suo inizio.
Following other publications from this Dossier, this commentary examines the Russo-Ukrainian war by pondering the implications for Asia’s balance of power and multilateral institutions. Despite the geographical distance from the violence, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has rekindled anti-colonial sentiments around Asia.