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Putin’s “Turn to the East” in the Xi Jinping Era

October 19, 2023 | 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm | Eurasia Program

About the Event

While the world focuses on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the big story of the past decade has been Russia’s reorientation from Europe to Asia. Centered on Russia’s “no-limits” partnership with China, but extending well beyond it, this abrupt shift has enabled Russia to become a potent anti-Western force in the world.

Professors Gil Rozman of Princeton University and Gaye Christoffersen of Johns Hopkins University will discuss their new book on the subject with FPRI’s Jacques deLisle and Michael Beckley.

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Gaye Christoffersen

Gaye Christoffersen - Gaye Christoffersen has taught at Johns Hopkins University, SAIS, Nanjing Center (2012-2021), the Naval Postgraduate School, the University of Hawaii, and Eastern Mediterranean University. She was the first Fulbright Professor at Far Eastern Federal University (1992-93) and was also a Fulbright Professor at the Chinese Foreign Affairs University (1998-2000).

Gilbert Rozman

Gilbert Rozman - Gilbert Rozman is a Senior Fellow with the Asia Program at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He is the editor-in-chief of The Asan Forum, a bi-monthly, on-line journal on international relations in the Asia-Pacific region. He is also the Emeritus Musgrave Professor of Sociology at Princeton University.

Michael Beckley

Michael Beckley - Michael Beckley is the Director of the Asia Program at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, an Associate Professor of Political Science at Tufts University, and a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. ; Moderator

Jacques deLisle

Jacques deLisle - Jacques deLisle is the Chair of the Asia Program at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He is also the Stephen A. Cozen Professor of Law, Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Center for the Study of Contemporary China at the University of Pennsylvania.