CFP: China’s Role in Global & Regional Governance [March 10-11, 2011]

The S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) is organizing a conference on China’s role in global and regional governance on March 10-11, 2011 in Singapore. The goal is to tap into the expertise and insights of experts from a variety of disciplines to illuminate on various issues concerning China’s involvement and role in global and regional governance. The conference organizers will produce a conference report that will be shared by policy makers and the scholarly community. We also plan to produce a conference-based book volume.

We would like to invite abstracts (approximately 300 words) on the following topics or other topics pertinent to the conference theme:

  • China’s assessment of current global and regional governance
  • China’s strategic thinking with regard to global governance
  • New ideas, new proposals, and new initiatives in China’s approach to global and regional governance
  • China’s role in traditional global security issues, i.e. arms control and disarmament
  • China’s approach to international peace-keeping operations
  • China’s approach to international financial governance
  • China’s role in world trade regimes
  • Energy security as a driver in China’s foreign policy
  • China’s approach to global climate change issues
  • China’s approach to regional security architecture in East Asia
  • China and East Asian non-traditional security
  • China and East Asian financial stability
  • China and East Asian Free Trade
  • China and maritime order in East Asia

Please send your abstract or enquiries to Dr. Lee Dongmin (email: The deadline of abstract submission is September 30th, 2010. Notification of acceptance will be sent by October 10, 2010. Conference participants are expected to submit their full papers by February 20th, 2011.

RSIS will provide two-way airfare, local hospitality (including hotel, transportation, and food) for all paper presenters. There will be an honorarium of S$1,000 for each paper contributor.

For more information about RSIS, please visit the school’s website: