Berlin Conference on Asian Security (BCAS)

Founded in 1998 in Waldbröl outside Bonn, the »Berlin Conference on Asian Security« (formerly: »Waldbröl Group«) aims to facilitate an exchange of information and views among European, American, and Asian scholars and officials on Asian Pacific security issues. Participation is on personal invitation and on an individual basis.

The BCAS takes place annually at German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, SWP) in Berlin.

For further information please contact Felix Heiduk at SWP.

  • 13th Berlin Conference on Asian Security: Dancing with elephants? Dealing with great power rivalries in Asia, Berlin, SWP, November 7-8, 2019.

  • 12th Berlin Conference on Asian Security: Competing spaces, shifting orders: Asia’s new geopolitics, Berlin, SWP, October 15-16, 2018.

     

  • 11th Berlin Conference on Asian Security: Triangular formations in Asia — Genesis, strategies, value added and limitations, Berlin, SWP, September 7-8, 2017.

     

  • 10th Berlin Conference on Asian Security: Nuclear Stability in Asia. Strengthening Order in Times of Crises, Berlin, SWP, June 19-21, 2016.

     

  • 9th Berlin Conference on Asian Security: International Dimensions of National (In)Security. Concepts, Challenges and Ways Forward, Berlin, SWP, June 14-16, 2015.

     

  • 8th Berlin Conference on Asian Security: With great power comes great responsibility: 100 years after World War I – Pathways to a secure Asia, Berlin, SWP, June 22-24, 2014.

     

  • 7th Berlin Conference on Asian Security: Territorial Issues in Asia - Drivers, Instruments, Ways Forward, Berlin, SWP, July 1-2, 2013.

     

  • 6th Berlin Conference on Asian Security: The U.S. and China in Regional Security, Implications for Asia and Europe, Berlin, SWP, June 18-19, 2012.

     

  • 5th Berlin Conference on Asian Security: Military Trends in Asia: Capabilities, Strategies, Regional and Global Implications, Berlin, SWP, September 29 - October 2, 2010.

     

  • 4th Berlin Conference on Asian Security: A European Security Role in Asia Expectations, Norms, Capacities, Berlin, SWP, 28-30 October 2009.

     

  • 3rd Berlin Conference on Asian Security: China in Asia's Future: Perspectives from Asia, the United States and Europe, Berlin, SWP, 17-19 September 2008

     

  • 2nd Berlin Conference on Asian Security: The Internal Stability and Cohesion of Asian States: Consequences for Intraregional and International Relations, Berlin, SWP, 3-5 October 2007

     

  • 1st Berlin Conference on Asian Security: Security Regionalism in the Asia-Pacific, Berlin, SWP, 13-15 September 2006

     

Documents

 

 

SWP Comments

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SWP Research Papers

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A Sphere of Action for the EU


Daniel Voelsen
Cracks in the Internet’s Foundation

The Future of the Internet’s Infrastructure and Global Internet Governance