Franco-German Observatory of the Indo-Pacific: „Naval Buildup in the Indo-Pacific: Sub-Regional Variations“


Dear Friends of GIGA & CERI,

We would like to cordially invite you to the next instalment of the Franco-German Observatory of the Indo-Pacific, which will take place on

Friday, 11 February 2022 | 11:00 a.m.‒12:00 noon (CET ‒ Hamburg time)

We are honoured to have as our speaker
Dr. Collin Koh
Research Fellow at the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

He will share with us his insights on
„Naval Buildup in the Indo-Pacific: Sub-Regional Variations“

The event will be moderated and chaired by
Dr. Hugo Meijer
CNRS Research Fellow at Sciences Po, Center for International Studies (CERI)
Dr. Christian Wirth
Research Fellow at the GIGA Institute for Asian Studies

Dr. Collin Koh is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies which is a constituent unit of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, based in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He has research interests on naval affairs in the Indo-Pacific, focusing on Southeast Asia. Collin has published several op-eds, policy- and academic journal articles as well as chapters for edited volumes covering his research areas. Collin has also taught at Singapore Armed Forces professional military education and training courses. Besides research and teaching, he also contributes his perspectives to various local and international media outlets, and participates in activities with geopolitical risks consultancies.

We look forward to an inspiring exchange with Dr. Collin Koh and yourselves, our engaged audience from around the globe.

The event will be held in English.

This time the event is set up by the CERI team. Please do not forget to register.
With best regards, The GIGA & CERI Organisers