Can the Bear and the Dragon be Bosom Buddies? The Current and Future State of Sino-Russian Relations

Published on: 2015-03-25


HKUST IEMS sponsors Center on China’s Transnational Relations, HKUST’s Forum titled “Can the Bear and the Dragon be Bosom Buddies? The Current and Future State of Sino-Russian Relations”. Also co-hosting the Forum are Skolkovo Moscow School of Management (Russia) and Centre for Asian Pacific Studies (CAPS), Lingnan University (Hong Kong).

Event photos and speakers’ powerpoint slides are available on the event’s web page at Center on China’s Transnational Relations.

Video Recordings

Session 1
Session 2


3:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Reception
3:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. INTRODUCTION
Prof. David Zweig
Director, Center on China’s Transnational Relations, HKUST
3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. PRESENTATION
“A Sino-Russian Entente? The Scope and Limits of Sino-Russian Strategic Partnership Under Xi Jinping”
Prof. Jeremy Paltiel
Professor, Department of Political Science, Carleton University
4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. PRESENTATION
“Ukraine Crisis and Current Major Countries Relations”
Prof. Shaolei Feng
Dean of School of Advanced International and Area Studies, East China Normal University
4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. PRESENTATION
“Beijing-Moscow Axis: Strategic Realignment or Same Bed, Different Dreams?”
Dr. Baohui Zhang
Director, Center for Asia and Pacific Studies, Lingnan University
5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. PRESENTATION
Sino-Russian relations: challenges ahead
Ms. Elena Sushkova
Research lead (Asian studies)
Asian Studies Center
Institute for Emerging Market Studies (IEMS)
Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO
5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Q & A and Open Discussion

Please contact Ms Meggy Wan at for further enquiries.

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