Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2022 5:00 PM - Tuesday, December 13, 2022 6:30 PM
Location: Temple University, Japan Campus (Access) 1-14-29 Taishido, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Japan 154-0004


  • Valérie Niquet (Fondation pour la recherche stratégique, Japan Institute for International Affairs)


  • Robert Dujarric, ICAS Co-Director


With Vladimir Putin's absence, Chinese President Xi Jinping played his cards successfully at the G20 and APEC summits. World leaders all rushed to meet him, including a three-hour session with President Joe Biden and a better-than-expected session with Japanese premier Fumio Kishida. In the context of the ongoing Ukraine war what does this mean for the strategic balance of power and the future of Taiwan?

Date & Time:

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 17:00-18:30


Temple University Japan Campus, Room 301


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This event is organized by the Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies (ICAS).

Note: All ICAS events are held in English, open to the public, and admission is free unless otherwise noted.


Valérie Niquet


Valérie Niquet is Head of the Asia department at FRS (Fondation pour la recherche stratégique), and non-resident senior fellow at the Japan Institute for International Affairs (JIIA). She was a lecturer at Keio University (Tokyo), where she taught the history and politics of Sino-Japanese relations, from 2014 to 2021.She has published extensively on strategic issues in Asia as well as on the evolutions of the Chinese political system. Her latest publications include La Chine en 100 questions (Tallandier, 2021) and Taiwan face à la Chine, (Tallandier, 2022). She is also the author of a translation and essays of Sun Tzu's Art of War (Économica, 2011).


Robert Dujarric

Co-Director of TUJ's Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies (ICAS)

Robert Dujarric is Co-Director of TUJ's Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies (ICAS). He worked in banking the US, Europe and Asia, prior to joining a think tank in Washington in 1993. He moved to Tokyo in 2004 as a Council on Foreign Relations (Hitachi) International Affairs Fellow, joining TUJ in 2007. He is a Harvard College graduate and holds an MBA from Yale University and the author and editor of several books.