Past Events


The New Continentalism:

Energy and Twenty-First-Century Eurasian Geopolitics


By Dr. Kent E. Calder, Johns Hopkins University


The Asan Institute for Policy Studies hosted the book launch of the Korean-language translation of The New Continentalism: Energy and Twenty-First-Century Eurasian Geopolitics, with a presentation by the author, Dr. Kent E. Calder, on Tuesday, June 11, 2013. The event concluded with a luncheon reception.



Date / Time: June 11 (Tues), 2013 / 10:00-1:00 PM

The Asan Institute for Policy Studies, Gallery (1F)

Schedule:   10:00-10:10 AM     Opening Remarks

10:10-11:00 AM     Book Introduction and Remarks by Author

11:00-11:30 AM     Q&A

11:30-1:00 PM       Luncheon Reception



About the Book


“This book chronicles the historic political-economic changes that have transformed global affairs since the late 1970s, bringing down the bipolar, military-centric Cold War system and opening the way to new configurations. It then outlines and assesses the new world order finally emerging in the Cold War’s wake, after two decades of transition. The book focuses on the two variables most central to the historic changes underway nergy and geopolitics The book concludes with a searching assessment of what the novel and dynamic prospect of a New Silk Road based on growing, long-term continental Eurasian energy independence in fact means for global affairs, and how the broader world should respond to a resulting incipient Eurasian continentalism.