Mar 01

Project launch: Rising Powers and Conflict Management

Wednesday 13 March, 2013
University of Exeter, Amory 315

1.30-2.00pm.      John Heathershaw & Ivan Campbell, Welcome and introduction to the project.

2.00-3.15pm.      “How have Western powers and local governments differed in their approaches to conflict management in Central Asia since 1991? How might Western strategies change in the future?”


  • James Nixey, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House
  • Christopher Langton, Head, Independent Conflict Research & Analysis (ICRA)

Chair: David Lewis, University of Bradford

3.15-3.45pm.      Coffee.

3.45-5.00pm.      “What have been the effects of Russia and China on conflict and conflict management in Central Asia since 1991?  What roles might we expect them to play in the future?”


  • Anna Matveeva, Honorary University Fellow, University of Exeter
  • Yang Cheng, Associate Professor, East China Normal University Shanghai, and Visiting International Fellow, University of Exeter

Chair: Nick Megoran, University of Newcastle