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Ukraine and China: Russian Invasion and After

Ukraine and China: Russian Invasion and After

On 24 February 2022, Russia started a large-scale military invasion of Ukraine. It is no doubt that the crisis is going to be considerably elongated with equally as elongated consequences for China, its policy, and international environments.

This multidisciplinary roundtable will combine renowned speakers from the disciplines of law, politics, economy, and international relations to discuss the issues.

Speakers (in the surname alphabetical order):

Professor Vivienne Bath: Professor of Chinese and International Business Law at the Sydney Law School. Professor Bath’s teaching and research interests are in international business and economic law, private international law, and Chinese law. She has extensive professional experience in Sydney, New York, and Hong Kong, specialising in international commercial law, with a focus on foreign investment and commercial transactions in China and the Asian region.

Mr. Rowan Callick: Industry fellow at Griffith University’s Asia Institute. He is a double Walkley Award winner and a Graham Perkin Australian Journalist of the Year. He joined The Australian at the start of 2006, as China Correspondent. After three years in Beijing, he became The Australian’s Asia-Pacific Editor and then returned to Beijing as China Correspondent, from March 2016 to April 2018. He remains a columnist for The Australian. He was appointed in 2013 as a fellow of the Australian Institute of International Affairs.

Professor Bing Ling: Professor of Chinese Law at the Sydney Law School. Before coming to Australia, he was a professor and founding member of the Faculty of Law of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has also taught at Peking University Law School, University of Michigan Law School, and City University of Hong Kong Law School. He is the author of books and articles on Chinese civil and commercial law and international law.

Mr. Raffaello Pantucci: Senior Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and Senior Fellow at the International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research (ICPVTR) at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) in Singapore. Author of Sinostan: China’s Inadvertent Empire, a contemporary history of China’s relations with Central Asia to be published by Oxford University Press April 2022.

Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan: a leading expert in Asia-Pacific security, Chinese defense and foreign policy, and global and regional arms control and non-proliferation issues. He is the co-author of China and India: Cooperation or Conflict? (Boulder and London: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2003) and is currently working on a book manuscript on post-Cold War Chinese security policy.

Moderator: Associate Professor Jie (Jeanne) Huang, Sydney Law School and China Studies Centre


Thursday 10 March, 6-7.15pm AEDT

This event is being held online.

This event is jointly organised by the China Studies Centre and Centre for Asian and Pacific Law, The University of Sydney.


Mar 10 2022


6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

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