Archive | Presentations (Selected)

12 February 2021

The China Maritime Militia Bookshelf: Latest Data, Official Statements, Fleet Estimate & Trilingual Wikipedia Entry

Andrew S. Erickson, “Tracking China’s ‘Little Blue Men’—A Comprehensive Maritime Militia Compendium,” China Analysis from Original Sources 以第一手资料研究中国, 12 February 2021.

As Coronavirus rages on, fishy things have been happening across the South and East China Seas, home to virtually all of China’s unresolved maritime disputes… Since Beijing remains far from being fully forthcoming and transparent, it is to be hoped […]

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12 February 2021

My recommendations on “Challenges from China” for “U.S.-Japan Relations: Policy Challenges for the Biden Administration”

Andrew S. Erickson, “Challenges from China” presentation on “Panel 1: National Security and Politics” at “U.S.-Japan Relations: Policy Challenges for the Biden Administration,” Zoom event sponsored by Brookings Institution and Indiana University Bloomington, 12 January 2021.
As the Biden Administration enters office, the United States, Japan, and the Indo-Pacific face difficult challenges, particularly from the People’s […]

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12 January 2021

Tune in Tonight—U.S.-Japan Relations: Policy Challenges for the Biden Administration

The 21st Century Japan Politics & Society Initiative (21JPSI) at the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, Indiana University Bloomington is hosting a special event with the Brookings Institution this evening:
“U.S.-Japan Relations: Policy Challenges for the Biden Administration” (Part 1 of 2: National security & politics)
Online expert panel (co-organized by 21JPSI & […]

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19 December 2020

The China Maritime Militia Bookshelf: Latest Data, Official Statements, Wikipedia Entry… & Now—Force Size!

Andrew S. Erickson, “Tracking China’s ‘Little Blue Men’—A Comprehensive Maritime Militia Compendium,” China Analysis from Original Sources 以第一手资料研究中国, 19 December 2020.

As Coronavirus rages on, fishy things have been happening across the South and East China Seas, home to virtually all of China’s unresolved maritime disputes… Since Beijing remains far from being fully forthcoming and transparent, it is to be hoped […]

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05 December 2020

Beyond Energy Focus? China’s Middle Eastern Interests, Activities & Outlook

Andrew S. Erickson, “Beyond Energy Focus? China’s Middle Eastern Interests, Activities & Outlook,” presented via Zoom at “The Gulf States: From Periphery to Center,” International Symposium sponsored by the Ezri Center for Iran & Gulf States Research and Haifa Maritime Center, University of Haifa, Israel, 3 December 2020. 
Click here to watch video via Facebook.

17:00 Introduction […]

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02 December 2020

New Rice University Baker Institute Podcast: “Holding the Line Against China”

Gabriel B. Collins and Andrew S. Erickson, “Holding the Line Against China,” Policy Matters podcast, Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, Houston, TX, 2 December 2020.
Click here to listen to the ~17 minute podcast.
Managing its relationship with China is surely the most acute geopolitical challenge facing the United States today. How should we assess the Chinese threat […]

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27 November 2020

Watch SOAS Seminar: “China as a Rising Military Power: Developments, Dynamics, Downsides & Dangers”

Andrew S. Erickson, “China as a Rising Military Power: Developments, Dynamics, Downsides, and Dangers,” School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) China Institute Seminar, University of London, UK, Webinar via Zoom, 30 November 2020.
Click here to watch on YouTube.
Presenter: Professor Andrew S. Erickson (U.S. Naval War College; Visiting Scholar, Harvard Fairbank Center)
Date: 30 November 2020 Time: […]

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01 November 2020

The China Maritime Militia Bookshelf: Latest Data, Official Statements & Wikipedia Entry

Andrew S. Erickson, “Tracking China’s ‘Little Blue Men’—A Comprehensive Maritime Militia Compendium,” China Analysis from Original Sources 以第一手资料研究中国, 1 November 2020.

As Coronavirus rages on, fishy things have been happening across the South and East China Seas, home to virtually all of China’s unresolved maritime disputes… Since Beijing remains far from being fully forthcoming and transparent, it is to be […]

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20 May 2020

Should the United States Reduce Its Dependence on China?

Gabriel B. Collins and Andrew S. Erickson, “Should the United States Reduce Its Dependence on China?” Policy Matters podcast, Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, Houston, TX, 19 May 2020.
The Covid-19 pandemic has reignited the debate about our national dependence on Chinese raw materials and manufactured goods. Why should we be concerned about such dependence? […]

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11 May 2020

Energy Dimensions of the Evolving U.S.-China Strategic Relationship

Andrew S. Erickson, “Energy Dimensions of the Evolving U.S.-China Strategic Relationship,” Center for Energy Studies, Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, Houston, TX, presentation in webinar via Zoom, 8 May 2020.
Click here to watch the webinar on YouTube.
Gabriel Collins of the Baker Institute’s Center for Energy Studies and Andrew Erickson of the U.S. Naval […]

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26 October 2019

Commemorating 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing at International Astronautical Congress—Papers & Presentations on LM Program Director Joe Gavin

People often ask how I ended up pursuing the extremely fulfilling, and somewhat esoteric, career that I’m so fortunate to enjoy now. The two-word answer is: “Joe Gavin.” Best known as the Program Director for the Apollo Lunar Module that landed the first—and thus far only—twelve men on the moon, he also happened to be my grandfather. Hearing […]

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19 July 2019

My Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Tribute: Lunar Module Program Director Joseph G. Gavin Jr. & His Contributions to American Aerospace Achievement

As we reach the historic 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s moon landing on July 20, it’s a fleeting opportunity to recognize all who made it possible while direct human connections and memories still exist. Among the many contributors, please spare a thought for Joe Gavin, the Lunar Module (LM) Program Director. Gavin consistently avoided the limelight, and never […]

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16 April 2018

Cornell Contemporary China Initiative Lecture—“The People’s Republic at Sea: Great Power with ‘Chinese Characteristics’”

Andrew S. Erickson, “The People’s Republic at Sea: Great Power with ‘Chinese Characteristics’,” Contemporary China Initiative Lecture, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 9 April 2018.
Click here to watch a video of the lecture.
 Monday, April 9, 2018, 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Goldwin Smith Hall, G64, Kaufmann Auditorium
232 East Ave, Central Campus
The Cornell Contemporary China Initiative Lecture Series, featuring interdisciplinary […]

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09 October 2017

Register Now for Jamestown’s 7th Annual China Defense & Security Conference: Wednesday 11 October at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

The Jamestown Foundation’s 7th Annual China Defense & Security Conference
 
DATE AND TIME
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
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LOCATION
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Root Conference Room
1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
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ABOUT THE EVENT 
Over the past two years the Chinese Military’s activity in the East China Sea has increased dramatically. Meanwhile, the joint theater commands created […]

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28 August 2017

Jamestown China Defense & Security Conference—11 October 2017

China Defense & Security Conference 2017
Save the Date!
Wednesday, October 11
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
1779 Massachusetts Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20036
 
About the Event: 
Over the past two years the Chinese Military’s activity in the East China Sea has increased dramatically. Meanwhile, the joint theater commands created in December 2015 have had a over a year to be stood up […]

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02 March 2017

Harvard Asia Center Fellows Seminar: “The People’s Liberation Army: Perspectives from the United States and Japan”

The People’s Liberation Army: Perspectives from the United States and Japan
Date:
Friday, March 3, 2017, 12:15pm to 2:00pm
See also: Asia Center, China, Japan, Fairbank Center
Location:
S153, 1st Floor, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
Asia Center Fellows Seminar Series
Co-sponsored by the Harvard University Asia Center and the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University

Lt. Gen. Yoshikazu Watanabe (Ret.), Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF), is a senior […]

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07 November 2016

Aligning Forces in 2016: US 7th Fleet Asia-Pacific Symposium

PO2 Matthew C. Haws, Navy Reserve NAVINFO, “Aligning Forces in 2016: US 7th Fleet Asia-Pacific Symposium,” Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet Public Affairs, 30 October 2016.
 
FORT WORTH, Texas —
– Navy Reserve Commander U.S. 7th Fleet (NR COMSEVENTHFLT) hosted more than 100 Sailors from active, reserve and integrated commands during the 2016 Asia-Pacific Symposium at Naval Air […]

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11 May 2016

Tomorrow: “Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference,” Jamestown Foundation, Thurs. 12 May 2016

“Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference,” sponsored by Jamestown Foundation, to be held at The University Club of Washington, DC, 12 May 2016.
The Jamestown Foundation, publisher of the noted China Brief, is proud to announce that the Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference will be held on May 12th. The conference will feature […]

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25 April 2016

Register Now for “Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference,” Jamestown Foundation, Thurs. 12 May 2016

“Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference,” sponsored by Jamestown Foundation, to be held at The University Club of Washington, DC, 12 May 2016.
The Jamestown Foundation, publisher of the noted China Brief, is proud to announce that the Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference will be held on May 12th. The conference will feature […]

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