Public Lecture: Is China a Threat to the World Order or Guarantor of Stability?

Date of event: 3.11. 2015

The lecture was opened and moderated by Tomas Pojar, the Vice president of the CEVRO Institute and the former Czech Ambassador to the State of Israel. The keynote speaker was Dr Michael Raska, who is currently a Research Fellow in the Military Transformations Programme at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies in Singapore.

The keynote speaker extensively talked about East Asia´s geostrategic transformations and described the evolving military strategy in China´s. He also talked about future trajectories & strategic implications and outlined the perspective on what China wants. However, he did not forget to comment on how China perceives the Czech Republic. The lecture was followed by a discussion, in which he answered e.g. questions on Chinese investment in the mining industry or the cooperation of China and Russia.

We would like to thank our media partners: Civic Institute, CEVRO and journal Defense and Strategy. We would also like to thank you for your support to Česká zbrojovka, International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) at IDC Herzliya University and Mr. Petr Mothejl.