Prof. STEIN TONNESSON
Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)
Stein Tønnesson is research professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). During 2011–17 he led the East Asian Peace programme at the University of Uppsala, Sweden, and published Explaining the East Asian Peace (NIAS Press 2017). Tønnesson’s recent publications include: ‘Can China and Vietnam Use International Law to Resolve their Maritime Disputes?’ in T. Engelbert, ed., The South China Sea Conflict after the Arbitration of July 12, 2016 (Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2020); ‘Four Aspects of the Crisis in the South China Sea’ in L. Buszynski & Do Thanh Hai (eds), The South China Sea: From a Regional Maritime Dispute to Geo-Strategic Competition (London: Routledge, 2020: 9–23); ‘The Tonkin Gulf Model of Conflict Resolution’ in C.J. Jenner and Tran Trong Thuy, eds. The South China Sea. Towards Sovereignty Based Conflict or Regional Cooperation? (Cambridge University Press, 2016: 151–170); ‘The South China Sea: Law Trumps Power,’ Asian Survey 55(3), 2015: 455–477; and ‘China’s national interests and the law of the sea: Are they reconcilable?” in Wu Shicun and Nong Hong, eds, Recent Developments in the South China Sea (London: Routledge, 2014: 199–227).