Stein Tønnesson

Leader of programme on the East Asian peace, Uppsala University

Research Professor, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)

Curriculum Vitae (full)

Curriculum Vitae (short)

Research | Teaching | Publications | Other

Research

Research Areas
Peace, conflict and security in East Asia. The three Indochina Wars. Nation building in Southeast Asia. The disputes in the South China Sea. Maritime security.

Current Research
The relative peace in East Asia since 1979. (Link following soon)

Some Ongoing Projects
Directing the East Asian Peace Program (EAP) (Link following soon)

Teaching

No teaching currently.

Publications

(for full record, see CV)

Recent Books

Vietnam 1946: How the War Began, Berkeley CA: California University Press, 2010.
(Extended footnotes to be found on www.cliostein.com)

H-Diplo Roundtable Review, Vol. XI, No. 19, 2010 (2 April)

Review Contemporary Southeast Asia, Vol. 32, No. 2, 2010, p. 305.

Book note Journal of Peace Research, Vol 47, No. 6, 2010, p. 814.


Articles, 2009-10
‘China’s Changing Role in the South China Sea: Reflections on a Scholar’s Workshop.’ Harvard Asia Quarterly, Vol. XII, No. 3 & 4, Winter 2010, pp. 18-30.

‘What Is It that Best Explains the East Asian Peace Since 1979? A Call for a Research Agenda,’ Asian Perspective 33(1), 2009: 111-136.

‘The Class Route to Nationhood: China, Vietnam, Norway, Cyprus – and France,’ Nations and Nationalism 15(3), 2009: 375-395.

‘An international history of the dispute in the South China Sea,’ in Geoff Wade, ed. China and Southeast Asia, Abingdon: Routledge Library on Southeast Asia, Vol. VI, 2009: 337-362.

‘Energy Security and Climate Change: The Potential Role of China and India,’ in Gunnar Fermann, ed., Political Economy of Energy in Europe: Forces of Fragmentation and Integration. Berlin: Berliner Wissenschaftsverlag, 2009: 188-220.

Other

Recent Lectures and Talks
2011

‘New Approaches to the Social and Economic History of Warfare in Asia,’ Montreal, 25 February.

‘East Asia’s Thirty Years’ Peace: Internally or Externally Driven?’ Fairbanks Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge MA, 18 February.

‘The South China Sea and China’s Security Strategy in East Asia - are we entering an era of strategic conflict?’ Panel introduction, Stockholm China Forum, 23 January.

‘The Role of Norway in Peace Processes,’ mediation course, United States Institute of Peace, Washington, D.C., 18 January.

2010

‘The Nobel Peace Prize to Liu Xiaobo,’ informal presentation to a group of students from Hedmark College, Oslo University College, 10 December.

‘Vietnam 1946: Hur kriget borjade,’ [Vietnam 1946: How the War Began], presentation of new book at seminar organized by Vietnamforeningen, ABF-huset, Stockholm, 8 December.

‘The Role of Norway in Peace Processes,’ mediation course, United States Institute of Peace, Washington, D.C., 30 November.

‘Misperceptions, National Interests, and Law in the South China Sea,’ paper presented to the Second International Workshop The South China Sea: Cooperation for Regional Security and Development, 10-12 November, 2010, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Stein Tønnesson

Leader of programme on the East Asian peace, Uppsala University; Research Professor, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)

E-mail: stein.tonnesson@pcr.uu.se
Work phone: +46 18 471 61 08
Mobile phone: + 47 48 10 12 92