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Hudson Institute and Takshashila Institution: The China Challenge Discussion Series
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Hudson Institute and Takshashila Institution: The China Challenge Discussion Series

Aparna Pande, Husain Haqqani, John Lee, Thomas J. Duesterberg, Eric B. Brown & Bryan Clark

Hudson Institute and the Takshashila Institution are partnering to host The China Challenge discussion series, an online webinar series exploring the implications of China’s rise for the United States and India, featuring scholars, government leaders, and practitioners from both countries.

The series will cover a range of strategic and economic issues concerning India, China, and the United States. The fundamental question underpinning these discussions will be how India and the U.S. can and should respond to China’s increasing assertiveness and growing global ambitions.

The China Challenge discussion series:

9:30 am EDT, Friday, August 28, 2020: The Future of the World Order
Hosted by Pranay Kotasthane, head of research at the Takshashila Institution, with panelists Ambassador Nirupama Menon Rao, former Indian foreign secretary, and Ambassador Husain Haqqani, director for South and Central Asia at Hudson Institute and former Pakistani ambassador to the United States.

9:30 am EDT, Friday, September 4, 2020: Securing Freedom in the 21st Century
Hosted by Aditya Ramanathan, research analyst at Takshashila Institution, with panellists Manoj Kawelramani, research fellow at Takshashila Institution, and Liselotte Odgaard, visiting senior fellow at Hudson Institute.

9:30 am EDT, Friday, September 11, 2020: Is an Economic Divorce Possible?
Hosted by Anupam Manur, assistant professor at Takshashila Institution, with panelists Narayan Ramachandran, co-founder of the Takshashila Institution, and Thomas J. Duesterberg, senior fellow at Hudson Institute.

9:30 am EDT, Friday, September 18, 2020: The Struggle for Technological Supremacy
Hosted by Manoj Kewalramani, research fellow at Takshashila Institution, with panelists Karthik Nachiappan, research fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore, and Eric Brown, senior fellow at Hudson Institute.

9:30 am EDT, Friday, September 25, 2020: Is Belt and Road Asia’s Destiny?
Hosted Aparna Pande, research fellow and director of Hudson Institute’s Initiative on the Future of India and South Asia, with panelists Ambassador Vijay Gokhale, former Indian foreign secretary, and John Lee, senior fellow at Hudson Institute.

9:30 am EDT, Friday, October 2, 2020: Countering Beijing’s Military Might
Hosted by Aparna Pande, research fellow and director of Hudson Institute’s Initiative on the Future of India and South Asia, with panelists Lt. General Prakash Menon, director of the Strategic Studies Programme at the Takshashila Institution, and Bryan Clark, senior fellow and director of the Center for Defense Concepts and Technology at Hudson Institute.

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