Date: Mar 19, 2021
ORF Roundtable | Mapping the Belt and Road Initiative: Reach, Consequences, Implications

This discussion will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. IST.

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This monograph offers an in-depth analysis of the BRI — perhaps the most widely contested narrative of this scale in contemporary global geopolitics. It aims to generate wider discussions on the subject, in India and beyond. In this era of global politics when Chinese belligerence is heightening alongside its expanding global footprint, India and the world must recognise how the BRI is aiming to reshape the global order in fundamental ways. Such an understanding can serve as an anchor for an appropriate response to the China challenge. This monograph is ORF’s endeavour to contribute to this understanding.


11:00 – 11:05 a.m. | Welcome remarks by Chair | Kabir Taneja

11:05 – 11:30 a.m. | Discussion | Premesha Saha, Pratnashree Basu, Kashish Parpiani, Aarshi Tirkey

11:30 – 11:40 a.m. | Guest panellist's remarks | Antara Ghosal Singh

11:40 – 11:55 a.m. | Moderated Q&A

11:55 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Closing remarks by Chair