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FES in Asia

FES in Asia

By FES in Asia
Welcome to the podcast channel of FES in Asia!

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is the oldest political foundation in Germany with a rich tradition in social democracy dating back to its foundation in 1925.

Follow our podcast series in which we look at various issues surrounding ideas and values of social democracy – freedom, justice and solidarity.
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03 - Disrupted Asia - A new Asia-Pacific and China's changing Belt and Road Initiative
“Disrupted Asia: Between Crisis, Rise and Resilience” explores the existing and emerging economic, political and geostrategic trends throughout the Asia-Pacific region in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and the world thereafter. We are looking into China’s changing Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and its complex relations with its neighbours as well as the EU. Listen to Yun Sun, Director of the China Program at the Stimson Center, and Richard Ghiasy, Senior Fellow at the Leiden Asia Centre, unpack China’s role in the new Asia-Pacific. For more info about the work of FES in Asia, visit www.fes-asia.org.
28:55
October 13, 2020
02 - Disrupted Asia - A new Indo-Pacific and India's changing foreign policy
“Disrupted Asia: Between Crisis, Rise and Resilience” explores the existing and emerging economic, political and geostrategic trends throughout the Asia-Pacific region in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and the world thereafter. In this episode, we will explore India’s changing foreign and security policy in its neighborhood, its complex relations with China, the role of the European Union and implications of the COVID-19 pandemic together with Dr Tanvi Madan. She is the Director of the India Project and a senior fellow in the project on International Order and Strategy in the foreign policy program at the Brookings Institution. For more info about the work of FES in Asia, visit www.fes-asia.org.
24:50
September 16, 2020
01 - Disrupted Asia - The Asian Century
“Disrupted Asia: Between Crisis, Rise and Resilience” explores the existing and emerging economic, political and geostrategic trends throughout the Asia-Pacific region in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and the world thereafter. Are we living in the "Asian century"? In this episode we unpack its meaning, prospects and implications with the international bestselling author Dr Parag Khanna. He is the author of the recently published book, The Future is Asian: Commerce, Conflict and Culture in the 21st Century as well as the founder and managing partner of FutureMap, a data and scenario based strategic advisory firm. For more info about the work of FES in Asia, visit www.fes-asia.org.
27:52
August 26, 2020