China in the Mid Med - Connectivity and Security



The China in the Mid Med -  Connectivity and Security conversation series -
A Joint Project of Tel Aviv University's Department of East Asian Studies and Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, with the ChinaMed research network.

Organizers and Hosts:

Prof. Enrico Fardella - Director, Chinamed Project; Director, Center for Mediterranean Area Studies, Peking University.

Prof. Andrea Ghiselli - Head of Research, Chinamed Project; School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Fudan University.

Dr. Ori Sela - Chair, Department of East Asian Studies, Tel Aviv University.

Dr. Brandon Friedman - Director of Research, Moshe Dayan Center.

Conversation with: 

Dr. Liora Hendelman-Baavur - Director, Alliance Center for Iranian Studies, Tel Aviv University.

Prof. Maria Repnikova - Assistant Professor of Global Communication, Georgia State University.

Prof. Jonathan Fulton - Assistant Professor of Political Science, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Conversation with:

Ms. Lucrezia Poggetti - Analyst, Foreign Relations program, Mercator Institute for China Studies MERICS.

Prof. Philippe Le Corre - Research Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School.

Mr. Plamen Tonchev - Head of Asia Unit at the Athens-based Institute of International Economic Relations.

Conversation with:

Prof. Lina Benabdallah - Assistant Professor, Wake Forest University.

Mr. Eric Olander - Journalist and Co-Founder, The China Africa Project.

Conversation with:

Dr. Shira Efron - visiting fellow, the Institute for National Security Studies INSS, and RAND Corporation.

Dr. Letizia Zingoni - Co-founder, Policy Sonar, and Tufts University.

Conversation with:

Mr. Massimo Deandreis - General Manager, SRM, and President, GEI.

Capt. Yigal Maor - Director General, Administration of Shipping and Ports (ASP), Ministry of Transport, State of Israel.

Mr. Fulvio Lino De Blasio - Secretary General, Port System Authority "Mar Ionio".

Conversation with:

Prof. Antoine Halff - Chief Analyst and Co-Founder, Kayrros, and Adjunct Senior Scholar, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University.

Dr. Michal Meidan - Director, China Energy Programme, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies.

Dr. Marco Piredda - Senior Manager, Eni.