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Ramses Amer currently works at the Asia Program, Institute for Security and Development Policy. Ramses does research in Foreign Policy, Comparative Politics and International Relations. his current project is 'Dispute management in the South China Sea.'
September 1998 - July 2004
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
- Senior Programme Officer
- Chair of the thematic working group on social sciences and humanities, September 1998 to October 2001.
The article provides an analysis of the issues to be addressed in the COC Consultation process between the ASEAN countries and China relating to the South China Sea. The article is available at the following link: https://www.chinausfocus.com/peace-security/south-china-sea-efforts-enhanced
The article provides an analysis of the on-going tensions between China and the Philippines in the area around Whitsun Reef in the Spratly Archipelago in the South China Sea. The article outlines the context in which the tension has occurred and the nature of the current differences between the two countries! The article is available at the followi...
The article provides an analysis of the recent visit to Vietnam by the Secretary of State of the US Mike Pompeo. The article is available through the following link: https://www.chinausfocus.com/peace-security/pompeos-puzzling-side-trip
The Announcement of my Presentation on “The United Nations’ Reactions to Foreign Military Interventions in Comparative Perspective” at the College of Arts and Sciences Zayed University, Dubai Campus, Dubai on 4 March 2006.
The Agenda of the CPG Expert Dialogue Forum on Peace, Stability and Development in Asia on “Conflict Management in ASEAN – Current Concerns and Future Perspectives”. organised by CPG at the Faculty of Law, Thammasat University, Tha Prachan Campus on 13 October 2014.
The Poster of the Colloquium held at the Institute of East Asian Studies at Thammasat University on 4 November 2014.
The power-point presentation of our Paper for the Conference in Qingdao in November 2012. As neither of us could participate in person at the Conference The organisers made other arrangements for the presentation of our paper at the Conference.
The Powerpoint presentation that we made at the International Workshop on “Cooperation for the Safety of Navigation in East Asia: Legal Arrangements and Political Implications” Organised by the National Institute for South China Sea Studies Haikou, China, 17–18 November 2011.
The power-point of my presentation at the Asia Pacific Sociology Association (APSA) Conference: “Transforming Societies : Contestations and Convergences in Asia and the Pacific” In conjunction with 50th Anniversary of the Faculty of Social Science Chiang Mai University Chiang Mai, on 15-16 February 2014.
The article provides an analysis the prevailing situation relating to ffishery in the Gulf of Tonkin . The article takes as its starting point that From April 21 to 23, a joint fisheries inspection was carried out by the Chinese Coast Guard and its Vietnamese counterpart in the Gulf of Tonkin. It was the first inspection of its kind this year.the a...
The ppt of my presentation at the Workshop in Kuala Lumpur in October 2009.
The PPT of the presentation of my paper at International Workshop on “East Asian Human Security and Post-Conflict Development in Comparative Perspective” Organised by the Graduate School of International Studies and the Institute for Development and Human Security, Ewha Womans University Seoul, 18 May 2012. I was unable to attend the Workshop in...
The article provides an analysis of the incident of 2 April 2020, when a China Coat Guard vessel spotted a Vietnam-flagged Fishing boat in the vicinity of the Paracel islands in the South China Sea. During the law enforcement exercise of the Chinese vessel, the fishing boat sank and its 8 men crew were rescued. The article highlights the official p...
This is the PPt of my presentation at The Goh Kwee Seng Command and Staff Seminar 2014: “International Security in the Asia-Pacific: Beyond ASEAN-centered Security?”, held in Singapore on 9 and 10 October 2014.
The ppt of our presentation at the 5th International Workshop: “The South China Sea: Cooperation for Regional Security and Development” Organised by Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam and Vietnam Lawyers Association held in Hanoi on 10-12 November 2013.
The PPT of the Presentation of our joint paper on The South China Sea made by Nguyen Hong Thao at SCS2008 – The South China Sea: Sustaining Ocean Productivities, Maritime Communities and the Climate”. A Conference for Regional Cooperation in Ocean and Earth Sciences Research in the South China Sea Organised by The Institute of Ocean and Earth Scien...
The ppt of our Presentation at the Sixth ABLOS Conference held in Monaco in October 2010. Nguyen Hong Thao attended the Conference and made the presentation.
The ppt of my presentation at the 7th Conference of The International Society for the Study of Chinese Overseas (ISSCO) on “Migration, Indigenization and Exchange: Chinese Overseas from Global Perspectives.” Organised by Nanyang Technological University and Chinese Heritage Centre in Singapore,on 7-10 May 2010.
The ppt of my presentation at the 6th Asian Political and International Studies Association (APISA) Congress 2012. “Policy and Politics in Changing Asia”. Organised by Department of Asian and International Studies, and The Southeast Asia Research Centre, City University of Hong Kong and Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and Centre for Governance and...
The PPT of my presentation at the Fifth Congress of the Asian Political and International Studies Association (APISA) “Regional Integration in Asia and Europe in the 21st Century” organised and hosted by the Overseas Chinese University Taichung, on 24-25 November, 2011.
The ppt of my presentation on Panel 14: Vietnam’s international relations in integration and sustainable development” at the 4th International Conference on Vietnamese Studies “Vietnam on the Road to Integration and Sustainable Development”. Organised by Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and Vietnam National University, Hanoi in Hanoi, 26-28 Novem...
The PPT of my Presentation at the 3rd International Workshop on The South China Sea co-organized by the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (DAV) and Vietnam Lawyers Association in Hanoi on 3-5 November 2011.
The PPT of my presentation at the Second International Workshop on The South China Sea co-organised by the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (DAV ) and Vietnam Lawyers Association in Ho Chi Minh City, on 11-12 November 2010.
The PPT of my presentation at Workshop held in Hanoi Vietnam in November 2012
The PPT of my presentation at the first International Workshop “South China Sea: Cooperation for Regional Security and Development”. Organised by Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam and Vietnam Lawyers Association. Hanoi, Vietnam, 26-27 November 2009.
The PPT of our presentation at the International Conference on “Recent Development of the South China Sea Dispute and Prospects of Joint Development Regime”. Organised by The National Institute for South China Sea Studies in Haikou, 6-7 December 2012.
The PPT of my presentation at the International Conference held at NTU in Singapore in March 2013.
The PPT of my presentation at the International Conference on the Ethnic Chinese in Contemporary indochinese States and Myanmar jointly organized by the institute Iof Southeast Asian Studies and the Chinese Heritage Centre on 6 August 2009 in Singapore.
The PPT of my Presentation at the Internal international Workshop on Vietnam East Asia and Beyond. Held T the City University of Hong Kong in December 2008.
The PPT of my presentation at the International Workshop held at Stockholm University in August 2009.
The PPT of my presentation at the international Symposium on the State of the Social Sciences in Asia organised by APISA in Kuala Lumpur in December 2011.
The PPT of my presentation in China -Vietnam relations at the workshop in Hong Kong in October 2009.
The PPT of my presentation on the Boatpeople at the workshop in Hong Kong in October 2009.
The ppt of my presentation at the Conference in Vienna in May 2010.
The PPT pf my presentation at the May 2011 Conference in Gothenburg.
The PPT of my presentation at the South China Sea Conference in Berkeley California in September 2012.
The PPT of my presentation at the Conference held in Stockholm in June 2012
the ppt of my presentation at the Third International Conference of Vietnamese Studies in Hanoi Vietnam.
the PPT of my presentation at the May 2010 Conference in Haikou.
The PPT of my presentation at the December 2009 Conference in Tokyo.
The PPT of our Presentation at the Conference in May 2012 in Preston.
The article provides an analysis of the management of the Reed Bank collision in the South China Sea between China and the Philippines
This article provides analysis of the diverging priciples and practice between China and the US relating to global governance. As veto-bearing permanent members of the UN Security Council, these are of particular relevance for observing their differences on international affairs, not only the developments in East Asia but also the overall relations...
Bilateral relations between China and Vietnam over the South China Sea dispute have improved in the last couple of years as evidenced by the January summit between the two leaders. Nevertheless , as Ramses Amer and Li Jianwei argue, more needs to be done to further enhance conflict management between both countries.
The article examines the increased Joint military exercises between The UK´s Royal Navy and the US Navy in the South China Sea since early 2019. Available at: https://www.chinausfocus.com/peace-security/british-naval-activities-in-the-south-china-sea-a-double-edged-sword
The article provides an analysis of the reaction of The Philippines to US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo’s Interpretation of US-Philippines Mutual Defense Treaty on 1 March 2019.
The article assess the MOU on Co-operation on oil and gas development between China and the Philippines agreed upon in connection with the state visit by China’s President Xi Jinping in October 2018. Available at http://ippreview.com/index.php/Blog/single/id/863.html
The article provides an analysis of the State visit of President Xi to the Philippines in November 2018. Available at https://www.chinausfocus.com/foreign-policy/xis-visit-to-the-philippines--implications-for-china-philippine-relations
the article provides an analysis of current China US relations. Available at https://www.chinausfocus.com/foreign-policy/are-china-and-the-us-heading-for-open-confrontation
The article dels with Developments in the South China Sea in2016 and 2017with a focus on efforts aiming to promote and Sustainable Peace and Co-operation in the Region.
The Article provides an analysis of the management efforts of the South China Sea Dispute between Philippines. Available at http://www.chinausfocus.com/foreign-policy/2017/0601/15063.htm
Bilateral relations between China and Vietnam over the South China Sea dispute have improved in the last couple of years as evidenced by the January summit between the two leaders. Nevertheless, as Ramses Amer and Li Jianwei argue, more needs to be done to further enhance conflict management between both countries. Available at http://isdp.eu/publi...
The article prvides an analysis of the possibilities for enhanced management of the south china sea Dispute between China and Vietnam in 2017. Available at http://www.chinausfocus.com/foreign-policy/how-can-2017-be-a-new-boost-on-china-vietnam-relations-over-the-south-china-sea
The power-point of my presentation on Panel 4.1 managing the legacy of conflict in Southeast Asia on June 17 2016 at the International Security Forum (ISF) in Geneva.
The chapter provides an analysis of China -Vietnam relations .Both historical and contemporary relations are analysed in the chapter.
Available at http://www.chinausfocus.com/peace-security/maritime-delimitation-in-the-gulf-of-tonkin-is-too-important-to-be-ignored/
This year the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will formally establish the ASEAN Community, which is set to enhance regional community building among its member states. Ramses Amer makes the case that more than ever the formal establishment of the High Council of the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia (TAC) is essential...
Presentation made at The Workshop ``enhancing cooperation between Vietnam and China in the Gulf of Tonkin` Organised by the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (DAV) in collaboration with Quang Ninh Province In Ha Long City Vietnam on 11 and 12 May 2015.
Available at http://blogs.nottingham.ac.uk/chinapolicyinstitute/2015/04/14/vietnam-asean-relations-a-retrospective/
The power-point of my presentation Reflections on China and the South China Sea Situation at a Research Seminar organised by the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam ( DAV) in Hanoi on 13 April 2015.
Available at: http://www.chinausfocus.com/peace-security/conflicting-views-on-global-governance-between-china-and-the-u-s/
This study examines whether the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) can play a role in the context of intra-state conflicts in the Southeast Asian region. It first outlines the ASEAN framework for regional collaboration with a focus on the conflict management dimension and on the principles guiding inter-state behaviour. Then an analysis...
The report assesses the progress made in terms of dispute management in the South China Sea. This is done through an analysis of the formally settled disputes followed by an examination of the remaining challenges. The formally settled disputes are outlined through an overview of cases relating to the South China Sea proper as well as to the adjace...
availble at: http://www.chinausfocus.com/peace-security/china-and-vietnam-require-more-meaningful-efforts-to-manage-disputes-in-the-south-china-sea/
The chapter compares the Chin-Philippines approach to managing tensions in the South China Sea with the China-Vietnam approach to managing tensions in the South china Sea Post the focus of the chapter is on post-2009 developments.
The chapter provides an analysis of progress made in terms of conflict resolution in the South China Seathrugh an analysis the formally settled disputes and of the remaining challenges . The chapter also analyses the nature of the disputes and efforts made to manage them and possible settle them. The chapter concludes wit a broader assessment of th...
In the post-Cold War era, Vietnam has been successful in expanding relations both regionally and globally. And whereas China remains a strategic challenge for Vietnam in the South China Sea, Hanoi has sought to defuse tensions and remains reluctant to side with other major powers to try and balance China. Ramses Amer argues that this is a lesson Vi...
The power-point from my presentation on China, Vietnam, and the South China Sea: The Interplay Between Management Efforts, Incidents, and Tension at the Colloquium on the same topic.
The power-point of my presentation on “The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Dispute Management – Framework, Achievements and Challenges” at the CPG Expert Dialogue Forum on Peace, Stability and Development in Asia on “Conflict Management in ASEAN – Current Concerns and Future Perspectives”. 13 October 2014, 2.00 – 5.15 pm, Faculty...
The paper assesses the conflict management approach of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The ASEAN approach to conflict management is outlined and the context in which it has developed presented. The paper identifies and assesses the achievements reached by ASEAN and its member states in the field of conflict management. The chall...
After a period of stability between China and Vietnam in the South China Sea with positive developments in terms of dispute management, China’s dispatch of a drilling rig to areas west of the Paracel archipelago in early May 2014 led to deep tensions up to mid-July when China withdrew the rig. This brief provides an analysis of the incident and res...
A guest lecture at the National Institute for South China Sea Studies (NISCSS) on South China Sea Tension Between China and Vietnam – Reflections �on Vietnam’s Perceptions, �Position and Policies, in Haikou on 16 July 2014.
The power-point of my presentation on Reflections on the Interplay Between Incidents, Tension, and Dispute Management in the South China Sea – The Vietnam-China Case at a Research Seminar organised by the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (DAV) in Hanoi on July 2 2014.
The paper assesses the progress made in dispute settlement and management in the South China Sea. The remaining challenges are also analysed in the paper. The progress made is outlined through an overview of settled and managed disputes in the South China Sea and adjacent areas, i.e. the Gulf of Thailand and the Gulf of Tonkin. This is followed by...
A guest lecture at the National Institute for South China Sea Studies (NISCSS) on China-Vietnam – Possible Implications of Current Tension on the Management of Disputes �in the South China Sea in Haikou on 24 June 2014.
The power-point of my talk on The South China Sea Situation – Implications of Current Tension Between China and Vietnam at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) on 19 June 2014.
The main purpose of this study is to analyse the impact of government policies and foreign relations on ethnic minorities. This is done through two case studies from East Asia. The cases are: 1) the ethnic Chinese in Vietnam and Sino-Vietnamese relations, and 2) the ethnic Vietnamese in Cambodia and Cambodia-Vietnam relations. Both cases display th...
Available at https://theconversation.com/looting-chinese-factories-wont-help-the-vietnamese-economy-26782
The power-point from my presentation on: China and Vietnam – Managing Disputes in the South China Sea at an ISDP Forum organised by the Institute for Security & Development Policy (ISDP) in Stockholm on 16 April 2014.
ASEAN plays a proactive role in regard to dispute management in the South China Sea. In spite of this, it is argued here that the Association must overcome problems of internal cohesion to find a unified position, and reach an agreement on a Code of Conduct both among its member states and with China.
Available at http://blogs.nottingham.ac.uk/chinapolicyinstitute/2014/03/17/vietnams-relations-with-china-a-multifaceted-partnership/
The purpose of the paper is to study the developments relating to the ethnic Chinese in Vietnam. The paper takes as its starting point the patterns of demographic change that have taken place since Vietnam’s re-unification in the mid-1970s, in which the considerable decline in the number of ethnic Chinese will be highlighted. The paper explores the...
In spite of competing claims over the Spratly and Paracel Archipelagoes and maritime areas in the South China Sea, China and Vietnam have sought, with some degree of success, to manage their tensions through multi-level dialogues and bilateral agreements, even if differences continue to defy resolution of the dispute. This brief accordingly provide...
This article examines recent developments in the South China Sea; in particular, the China-Vietnam relationship. The developments are presented in the broader context of the Sino-Vietnamese approach to managing border disputes since full normalization of relations in late 1991. The challenges for China and Vietnam in managing their disputes and rel...
The goal of the project is to examine the relationship between China and Vietnam.
To examine the role of ASEAN in Regionalism and Regional collaboration in Southeast Asia with an emphasis on Conflict management and dispute settlement.