Day 2 - 2-Day Conference: 'The India-China Dispute: History, Politics and Law'

Friday 24 May – Nissan Lecture Theatre

09:00-10:00 Sovereignty
Chair: Prof. Christophe Jaffrelot (Sciences Po and King’s College London)

Tibet and the Dalai Lama in the India-China Dispute: Buffer, Irritant and Future Prospects? – Prof. Tsering Topgyal (University of Birmingham)
The Xinjiang factor in Sino-Indian ties in the early 1950s – Mr. Prateek Joshi (Oxford University)

10:00-11:00 Bilateralism
Chair: Prof. Kate Sullivan de Estrada (Oxford University)

Where the Way out for Sino-Indian Border Dispute? – Prof. Xinmin Sui (Zhengzhou University)
Mutual Perceptions and China-India Relations – Prof. Li Li (Tsinghua University)

11:00-11:30 Break

11:30-13:00 Regions
Chair: Prof. Alexander Evans (LSE)

Southeast Asian Views on the Sino-Indian Dispute – Prof. John Ciorciari (Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Univ. of Michigan)
The effects of the India-China border crisis on South Asia – Mr. Sushant Singh (Yale)
China-Pakistan Partnership – An Answer to the Indo-Pacific Strategy? – Dr. Ayesha Siddiqa (SOAS)

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Roundtable on ways forward
General Manoj Naravane
Senior Colonel Zhou Bo
Ambassador Kishore Mahbubani