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The Future of South Asian Security: Prospects for a Nontraditional Regional Architecture

The National Bureau of Asian Research and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars presented a roundtable discussion on “The Future of South Asian Security: Prospects for a Nontraditional Regional Architecture?” on Wednesday, April 11, 2012, in Washington, D.C.

This event brought together select experts to discuss highlights from a three-year NBR project, sponsored by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Asia Security Initiative, to explore the implications of emerging nontraditional security challenges in South Asia for the region’s future security environment.

EVENT VIDEO, AUDIO, AND SUMMARY

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AGENDA


Welcoming Remarks

Geoff Dabelko, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Project Overview

Mahin Karim, The National Bureau of Asian Research

Nontraditional Security Challenges Confronting South Asia

Dennis Pirages, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

South Asia Regional Security: Thoughts and Perspectives from the Region

INDIA
Mallika Joseph, Regional Centre for Strategic Studies

SRI LANKA
Amal Jayawardane, University of Colombo

BANGLADESH
Tariq Karim, High Commissioner for Bangladesh to India

South Asia Regional Security: Implications for the United States

Richard Matthew, University of California, Irvine

Roundtable Discussion

Roy Kamphausen, The National Bureau of Asian Research


QUESTIONS?

For further information about the project, please contact Mahin Karim, Senior Associate, NBR at psa@nbr.org.

ORGANIZER

The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research institution dedicated to informing and strengthening policy in the Asia-Pacific.

PARTNER

Since 1994, the Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars has explored the connections among environmental, health, and population dynamics and their links to conflict, human insecurity, and foreign policy.

SPONSOR

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is a private philanthropic foundation that supports creative people and effective institutions committed to building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world.