New Approaches to the South China Sea Conflicts

New Approaches to the South China Sea Conflicts

A two-day workshop on 'New Approaches to the South China Sea Conflicts', organised by Drs Nagamuttu Ravindranathan and Matthew J. Walton was held at St Antony's College and the University of Oxford China Centre on 19th and 20th October 2017.

A list of papers given is provided below; please see the links for a number of powerpoint slides and audio recordings. 

  • Concrete proposals for the resolution of conflicts between the Philippines and China
    Jay Batongbacal (University of the Philippines)
    Full Paper / Slides / Audio Podcast 
  • ASEAN and Regional Cooperation in the South China Sea
    Robert Beckman (National University of Singapore)
    Slides / Audio Podcast
  • Philippines-China arbitration: How would any lessons learnt shape the future peaceful resolution of conflicts?
    Antonio Carpio (Supreme Court of the Republic of Philippines)
    Talk Outline
     
  • A neglected resolution for the conflicts in the South China Sea arising from the original claims of the Republic of China in 1947
    Charles I-hsin Chen (University of Cambridge)
     
  • South China Sea Conflicts or Cooperation: UNCLOS design and reality
    Fu Kuen-Chen (Xiamen University)
     
  • Base points and equity applicable to the resolution of conflicts
    Robin Cleverly (Marbdy Consulting)
    Slides / Audio Podcast
     
  • Thinking of the unthinkable
    Jerome Cohen (New York University)
    Audio Podcast
     
  • What role will international law play in the resolution of South China Sea disputes?
    Stephen Fietta (Fietta LLP)
     
  • Functional cooperative management in the South China Sea
    Vivian Forbes (National Institute for South China Sea Studies)
    Slides / Audio Podcast
     
  • Peace in our time – considering Helsinki accords and Alpha in East Asia
    Kimie Hara (University of Waterloo)
     
  • ​What’s wrong with the status quo? 
    Bill Hayton (British Broadcasting Corporation)
    Slides / Audio Podcast
  • UNCLOS and the South China Sea Conflicts
    Nong Hong (Institute for China America Studies)
    Slides / Audio Podcast
  • A Practical Solution in Resolving Conflicts in the South China Sea Between Malaysia and China as a Feasible Solution: Perspectives from Malaysia
    Jalila Abdul Jalil (Maritime Institute of Malaysia)
     
  • Philippines-China arbitration: What lessons are there in other East Asian conflicts?
    Zou Keyuan (University of Central Lancashire)
  • South China Sea - Vietnam's view after the July 2016 Award
    Nguyễn Hồng Thao (National University of Hanoi)
    Slides / Audio Podcast
     
  • Will naval power close the South China Sea chapter?
    Alessio Patalano (King’s College London)
    Slides / Audio Podcast
     
  • Does there have to be an escalation of conflict in the South China Sea?
    John Ross (Chongyang Institute, Renmin University)
    Slides
     
  • China’s Maritime Policies
    Alexandre Sheldon-Duplaix (French Defence Historical Service)
    Slides / Audio Podcast - to come
     
  • Concrete proposals for conflict settlements of the South China Sea disputes: Review and assessment
    Zheng Wang (Seton Hall University)
    Audio Podcast
     
  • Current conflicts and the future
    Wu Shicun (National Institute for South China Sea Studies)