CPPR will be launching its Focus Study Centre in the realm of Security and Strategy; The Centre for Strategic Studies on August 16th in Kochi. The launch will be marked by a lecture entitled, ‘Prospects of ASEAN in India’s Look East Policy’ to be given by Dr. Ernest Bower, Senior Adviser and Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies, Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), Washington D.C which is held in association with The Office of Public Affairs, U.S. Consulate General, Chennai .
Mr Bower will analyse and explain the role of ASEAN in Indo-pacific region with special emphasis on India’s ‘Look-East policy’, India’s engagement with ASEAN and its working with individual member countries. Further, Mr. Bower will align his thoughts on the role India seeks to envision in the emerging Indo-pacific regional order.
CPPR Centre for Strategic Studies is aimed to develop domain expertise in the field of strategy, security and maritime in India. With growing significance of India at the geo-political and economic level; India needs to develop a good strategy in its relations with other countries. To know more about the Centre. Click here…
Venue: Hotel Abad Plaza, Kochi
Date: August 16th, 2013
Time: 4:00-6:00 pm
4:15 p.m. – Refreshments
4:45 p.m. – Welcome address by Dr. D. Dhanuraj, Chairman, CPPR
5:00 p.m. – Remarks by Dr. Ernest Bower, Senior Advisor, CSIS, Washington D.C.
5: 20 p.m. – Remarks by Mr. Hormis Tharakan, Hon. Advisor, CPPR
5:40 p.m. – Q&A with the audience
5:50 p.m. – Vote of Thanks
You can watch Mr Ernest Bower Lecture live here. We request everyone to visit the website on 16th at 5:00 pm