The 8th AFMA Conference: The Middle East Security and East Asia' Role

Sponsored by
The Chinese Associations for Middle East Studies
& the Institute of West-Asian and African Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

25-26 September 2010 Beijing

Program

25 September 2010

08:30--09:00: Registration

Beijing Novotel Peace Hotel, 3 Jinyu Hutong,Wangfujing

09:00--09:40 Opening ceremony

Charperson: Prof. Zhang Xiaodong, Vice president and Secretary-general of CHAMES

Speakers:

  1. Prof. Yang Guang, President of CHAMES, Director-general of the Institute of West-Asian and African Studies
  2. Prof. Eiji Nagasawa, President of JAMES
  3. Prof. Song Kyung Keun, President of KAMES
  4. Prof. Sukhrachaa Nyamzagd, President of MAMES

09:40--10:00 Tea break

10:0--12:00 Session One: Historical and cultural ties between the Middle East and East Asia

(Each presentation for 8 minutes)

Chairperson: Prof. Yin Gang, Deputy Secretary-general of CHAMES
Speakers:

  1. Prof. Zhong Jikun, A critical view on Euro and West-centrism in support of enhancing oriental cultures
  2. Prof. Munkhuu Bilegsaikhan,Cultural heritage relation between ancient turkey and modern Mongolia
  3. Prof. Hiroshi KATO,The Perception of Japanese Abroad Towards the Middle East: Japan, the Middle East and the World
  4. Dr. Yakushige Yoshihiro,Christian Zionism and Colonialism in Modern Japan
  5. Prof. Zhang Hongyi, China in the eyes of contemporary Arabs
  6. Prof. Tomoko Yamaghishi,Influence of Globalization on Religious Events, The Case of Mourning Ceremony in Bahrain
  7. Dr. Aiko Hiramatsu,Overseas Investments and Shari'a Compliance in the Arab Gulf States: A Case Study on Kuwait Investment Authority
  8. Research Prof. Kim Neung Woo,War & Arab Poets: from the Jahiliya(Pre - Islamic)Age to the end of Abbasiya Era.
  9. Prof. Choi Jin Young,Al Malakah Al Lisaniyyah of Ibn Khaldun
  10. Dr. Yuko Tochibori,al-Amīr ‘Abd al-Qādir al-Jazā’irī and his Images' Transition

Free discussion

12:00-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:30 Session Two: The major issues of security in the Middle East

(Each presentation for 8 minutes)

Chairperson: Prof. Pan Guang, Vice president of CHAMES
Speakers:

  1. Prof. Zhang Xiaodong, China and the Greater Middle East: an agenda beyond security
  2. Mr. Wang Yujie, The Shi'ite factor in the Middle East politics
  3. Senior research fellow Li Rong, On the Iranian nuclear issue
  4. Prof. Chang Byung Ock, Nuclear Issues in Iran & North Korea
  5. Dr. Lu Jin, The impact of post-Cold War geo-political factors on Iranian security strategy
  6. Prof. Keiko Sakai, Bringing "Empirical Studies" Back in?: Making Research on Iraq under the Bathist Regime
  7. Dr. Wang Feng, The Afghanistan issue and China's role
  8. Prof. Liu Yueqin, the withdraw of American troops from Iraq and the Middle East security
  9. Mr. Chen Shuangqing, The Arab-Israelite issue and the Middle East security
  10. Assoc. Prof. Yu Guoqing, Vague Middle East Peace Talks and International Mediation
  11. Senior research fellow Tang Jizan, Pessimistic prospect of the resumed Palestinian-Israelite Peace Talks

Free discussion

15:30--15:45 Tea break

15:45--17:45 Session Three: East-Asian countries' roles in the Middle East, Part I

(Each presentation for 8 minutes)

Chairperson: Senior research fellow Li Guofu, Managing director of CHAMES
Speakers:

  1. Assoc. Prof. Satoru Nakamura,Security Environments Fabricating Difficulties to Adapt the European Model of Preventive Diplomacy in the Middle East
  2. Dr. Wu Cheng, The inter-action of Middle East and East Asia securities
  3. Prof. Zhao Guozhong, The Middle East security and Chinese policy toward the Middle East
  4. Prof. Pan Guang, China-Middle East Relations: Analysis and Prospect
  5. Assoc. Prof. Chen Mo, The mutual benefits of energy security for China and the Middle East
  6. Assoc. Prof. Jeong Young Kyu, Islmic countries- South Korea's Nuclear Energy Cooperation
  7. Prof. Wang Bo, The role of Islam in improving The Korean foreign relation with the Middle East
  8. Dr. Samdandash Oyunsuren, Political relations between Mongolia and the Middle East countries
  9. Prof. Yin Guan, The shift of Turkish diplomacy and the new context of Middle East security
  10. Prof. Wang Lincong, Turkish policy toward the Middle East and its impact
  11. Dr. Tong Fei, The UAE's diplomatic policy and the Gulf security

Free discussion

18:00 Dinner

26 September 2010

09:00--11:00 Session Four: East-Asian countries' roles in the Middle East, Part II

(Each presentation for 8 minutes)

Chairperson: Senior research fellow Li Rong, Managing director of CHAMES
Speakers:

  1. Ambassador Hua Liming, Changes: Middle East and Its Ralationship with China
  2. Dr. Wang Suolao, The Gulf security from Chinese perspective
  3. Prof. Yao Daxue, Contemporary China and Middle East: a comparison of ethnical policies and ethnical issues
  4. Prof. Toru Miura,A Comparison of Islamic and Chinese Societies: Ownership, Contracts and Market
  5. Prof. Xu Xin, A Clear and Firm Stand Needed
  6. Mr. Tian Wenlin, "China Model" and the Middle East situation
  7. Senior research fellow. Li Guofu, The Iranian nuclear issue and the Chinese position
  8. Prof. Zhao Weiming, The Iranian nuclear issue and China
  9. General Xu Lingen, The opposition of US and Iran on the Iranian nuclear issue and the Chinese position in principle
  10. Dr. Jiang Zhen, The nuclear issue and China-Iran relations

Free discussion

11:00--11:15 Tea break

11:15--12:30 Session Five: Concluding remarks

Speakers:

  1. Prof. Zhao Guozhong, former executive president of CHAMES
  2. Prof. Toru Miura, former president of JAMES
  3. Porf. Shim Ui Sup, former president of KAMES
  4. Dr. Samdandash Oyunsuren, secretary-general of MAMES

12:30 Lunch