China is playing an increasingly important role in Central Asia, from infrastructure to the military to traders to private security firms. How can we assess China's impact on Central Asia today? How is China perceived by Central Asian governments? What is the current status of the "One Belt, One Road" initiative in the region? In this event, Chris Miller, Director of FPRI's Eurasia Program, will moderate a conversation with two experts, Edward Lemon and Nargis Kassenova.
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Nargis Kassenova - Nargis Kassenova is a Senior Fellow at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University. Kassenova is an Associate Professor at the Department of International Relations and Regional Studies of KIMEP University based in Almaty (Kazakhstan).
Chris Miller - Chris Miller is the Director in the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s Eurasia Program. He is also Associate Professor of International History at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.