The Rise of Asia (updated programme)

CHAC (Centre of History of Contemporary Asia) – Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

GRIC (Group of Research on Identities and Cultures) – Université Le Havre Normandie


Global Crises – what impacts and what perspectives for Asia and the world?

Offline and online international and inter-trans-disciplinary conference, Paris and Le Havre, France, February 8-10, 2023


The conference is open to the public with registration for free at





Darwis Khudori, Indonesia/France (Architect, Historian, Doctor, Lecturer-Researcher, Asian Studies, Conference Initiator and Convenor, GRIC, University Le Havre Normandy, France)

Ludmila Ommundsen Pessoa, Brazil/France (Senior Lecturer, British-Cultural-South African Studies, GRIC, University Le Havre Normandy, France)

Paris Programme

Offline sessions with a possible online participation (subject to technical constraints)

Wednesday, February 8, 2023, French Time Zone

Paris, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Centre Panthéon Room 6 (Entry: 12 Place du Panthéon 75005 Paris, second floor, stair M, access by Galerie Soufflot):

09:30-10:00: Opening Sessions

Installation and welcoming words

10:00-12:00: What Perspectives for the Global Crises

Bruno Drweski, France/Poland (Historian, Politologist, Doctor, Eastern European Studies, Lecturer-Researcher, INALCO National Institute of Languages and Civilisations, France)

Hans Köchler, Austria (Emeritus Professor, Doctor, Philosophy, University of Innsbruck, President of International Progress Organisation, Vienna, Austria)

Wolfgang Pape, European Union (Researcher, Lawyer, Doctor, Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels, Belgium)

Amzat Boukari-Yabara, Benin/Martinique (Researcher, Historian, Doctor, President of the Ligue Panafricaine – UMOJA, Paris, France)

14:00-16:00: What Perspectives for the Emerging Forces (BRICS, NAM, Developing World)?

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Connie Rahakundini Bakrie, Indonesia (Senior Defence and Military Analyst, Doctor, Defence and Security Studies, Lecturer-Researcher, Universitas Jendral Achmad Yani, Jakarta)

Marco Ricceri, Italy (Professor, Doctor, Political Sciences, BRICS Studies, EURISPES Institute of Political, Economic and Social Studies, Rome, Italy)

Marina Shilina, Russia (Doctor, Strategic Communication, Digital Media, Critical Data Studies, Professor, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Moscow, Russia)

Noël Magloire Ndoba, Congo/France (Economist, Doctor, Researcher and Consultant, Former Dean of the Faculty of Economics, University of Brazzaville, Republic of Congo)

Didik Sasono Setyadi, Indonesia (Lawyer, Chairman, Association of Indonesia Oil & Gas and Renewable Energy Law Practitioner, Chief, Legal Council of Special Task Force for Oil and Gas Business Activities of the Republic of Indonesia, Jakarta)

Le Havre Programme

Online sessions with a possible offline participation of Wolfgang Pape, Connie Rahakundini Bakrie, Marco Ricceri, Marina Shilina, Noël Magloire Ndoba, Didik Sasono Setyadi, and the public in Le Havre

Thursday, February 9, 2023, French Time Zone

Le Havre, University Le Havre Normandy, Le Havre:

09:00-09:30: Opening Sessions

Welcoming words and short documentary films of Asia

09:30-11:00: What Perspectives for the Global Crises

Manoranjan Mohanty, India (Emeritus Professor, Doctor, Political Sciences, Chinese Studies, Council for Social Development, New Delhi, India)

Annamaria Artner, Hungary (Senior research fellow, Institute of World Economics, CERS, ELKH, College Professor, Milton Friedman University, Budapest, Hungary)

Tapio Varis, Finland (Doctor, Vocational education, Global learning environments, Emeritus Professor, University of Tampere, Finland, UNESCO Chair in global e-Learning)

Herbert Arlt, Austria (Researcher, Doctor, Cultural Sciences, Jura Soyfer Society, INST, Polylogzentrum, Vienna, Austria)

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Dimitris Konstantakopoulos, Greece (Journalist and writer, managing editor of Defend Democracy Press and of Utopie Critique, Former Director of Greek Press Agency in Moscow, Former Advisor of the Prime Minister Andreas Papandreou for East-West Relations and for the Control over Armaments, Athens, Greece)

Beatriz Bissio, Uruguay/Brazil (Doctor, History, Political Sciences, Lecturer-Researcher, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

11:15-12:45: What Perspectives for the Emerging Forces (BRICS, NAM, Developing World)?

Rityusha Tiwary, India (Doctor, Political Sciences, Chinese Studies, Ass. Professor, Department of Political Science, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, University of Delhi, Honorary Fellow at the Institute of Chinese Studies, Delhi)

Jean Cedric Obame Emane, Gabon (Doctor, International Relations, International Security, Lecturer-Researcher, Université Internationale de Libreville Berthe et Jean, Libreville, Gabon)

Istvan Tarrosy, Hungary (Doctor, Political Sciences, African Studies, Professor, University of Pécs, Hungary)

Dhananjay Rai, India (Doctor, Political Sciences, Assistant Professor, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, India)

Pedro Paez, Ecuador (Professor, Doctor, Economics, Former Coordinating Minister of Economy of Ecuador, Quito)

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