Restless Rivals

Trump, China and the implications for Japan and East Asia

How is Trump's relationship to China? And what are the implications for Japan and East Asia? These questions will be subject to a symposium attended by international experts. Please note that this event is by inivation only and hosted in English.



15:00 Opening Remarks

Frank Priess, Deputy Director European and International Cooperation (KAS)

Dr. Masashi Nishihara, President (RIPS)

15:10 Welcome Remarks

H.E. Takeshi Yagi, Japanese ambassador to Germany

15:15 Keynote Speeches

Mark Hauptmann, Member of Parliament(CDU)

Dr. Bonnie Glaser, Senior Adviser for Asia and Director, China Power Project (CSIS)

Afterwards Panel Discussions

  • 15:45 Trump’s foreign and security policy towards East Asia

Dr. Gudrun Wacker (chair), Senior Fellow, Asia Division, German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP)

Dr. Bonnie Glaser, Senior Adviser for Asia and Director, China Power Project (CSIS)

Prof. Kerry Brown, Professor of Chinese Studies and Director of the Lau China Institute at King's College, London

  • 16:30 How do we assess China’s foreign and security policy?

Thomas Awe (chair), Representative of KAS Japan

Hideshi Tokuchi, Former Vice-Minister for International Affairs, Ministry of Defense of Japan; Senior Fellow, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

Dr. Giovanni Andornino, Assistant Professor of International Relations of East, University of Torino; Vice President, Torino World Affairs Institute (T.wai)

  • 17:15 Prospects of regional cooperation and conflicts in East Asia

Dr. Masashi Nishihara (chair), President, Research Institute for Peace and Security (RIPS)

Petra Sigmund, Director, East Asia Division, Federal Foreign Office

Mathieu Duchâtel, Senior Policy Fellow and Deputy Director of the Asia and China Programme, European Council on Foreign Relations

18:00 Closing Remarks

Rabea Brauer, Director Asia Division (KAS)

Followed by a Diner Reception


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