Stein Tønnesson’s Publications on the South China Sea
Articles in refereed journals
‘The South China Sea in the Age of European Decline,’ Modern Asian Studies 40(1), 2006: 1–57.
‘Sino-Vietnamese Rapprochement and the South China Sea Irritant,’ Security Dialogue 34(1), March 2003: 55–70.
‘Why are the Disputes in the South China Sea So Intractable? A Historical Approach,’ Asian Journal of Social Science 30(3), 2002: 570-601.
‘The Paracels: The ‘Other’ South China Sea Dispute,’ Asian Perspective, 26(4), 2002: 145-169.
‘China and the South China Sea: A Peace Proposal,’ Security Dialogue 31(3), September 2000: 307-326.
‘Vietnam’s Objective in the South China Sea: National or Regional Security?,’ Contemporary Southeast Asia, vol. 22, no. 1, April 2000: 199–220.
‘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.
‘Locating the South China Sea,’ in Paul H. Kratoska and Remco Raben, eds, Locating Southeast Asia: Geographies of Knowledge and Politics of Space. Singapore: SingaporeUniversity Press, 2005: 203-233.
‘Marine vietnamienne et défense de l’espace maritime’ [The Vietnamese Navy and the Defence of Maritime Space], in Christopher E. Goscha & Benoît De Tréglodé, eds, Naissance d’un État-Parti: Le Viêt Nam depuis 1945 [The Birth of a Party-State: Vietnam since 1945]. Paris: Les Indes Savantes, 2004: 383–413.
‘A History of the Dispute,’ in Timo Kivimäki, ed., War or Peace in the South China Sea. Copenhagen, NIAS Press, 2002: 6–23.
‘The Economic Dimension,’ in Timo Kivimäki, ed., War or Peace in the South China Sea.Copenhagen, NIAS Press, 2002: 54–61.
Non-refereed journal articles
‘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.
‘Introduction,’ in ‘The South China Sea Islands and the Code of Conduct,’ special issue of Ocean Development and International Law, Vol. 32, No. 2, 2001: 93–95.
‘Can Conflicts Be Solved by Shelving Disputes? A Rejoinder’ [to Lee Lai To], Security Dialogue 30 (2), 1999: 179–182.
‘Konflikten i Sør-Kinahavet,’ Hvor Hender Det? 28/29, 1998.
Reports and working papers
‘An International History of the Dispute in the South China Sea,’ East Asian Institute, Singapore, Working Paper 71, 2001.
‘Can China Resolve the Conflict in the South China Sea?,’East Asian Institute, Singapore, Working Paper 39, 2000.
‘Resolving the South China Sea Conflict’, Draft report to Norwegian MFA, 24 August 1999.
Fravel, M. Taylor, 2008. Strong Borders, Secure Nation: Cooperation and Conflict in China’s Territorial Disputes. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, book note in Journal of Peace Research Vol. 47, No. 5, 2010, p. 662.
Emmers, Ralf, Geopolitics and Maritime Territorial Disputes in East Asia. London: Routledge, 2010, in Contemporary Southeast Asia, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 111-113.
‘Can the Disputes to Islands and Maritime Zones in the South China Sea Be Resolved?,’ in Tran Truong Thuy, ed. The South China Sea: Cooperation for Regional Security and Development. Proceedings of the International Workshop, co-organized by the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam and the Vietnam Lawyers’ Association, 26-27 November 2009, Hanoi, Vietnam. Hanoi: Nha Xuat Ban The Gioi, 2010, pp. 188-194.
‘Two Scenarios of Conflict Management’ [in the South China Sea], Knut Snildal (comp.) Perspectives on the Conflict in the South China Sea, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), University of Oslo, Workshop Proceedings, 1999: 126–130.
‘USA mot Kina i Sørkinahavet’ [The USA Against China in the South China Sea], Morgenbladet, 9 December 2011.
‘Krig og fred i Kinas nærområde’ [War and Peace around China], Forsvarets Forum, November 2011, p. 57.
‘Zhongguo yinggai ruhe pingxi nanzhongguohai fengbo’ [How to Calm the South China Sea Storm], Lianhe Zaobao (Singapore), 1 July 2011.
‘How to Calm the South China Sea Storm’, My Paper (Singapore), 27 June 2011.
‘Obama gir håp om stillehavssamarbeid’ [Obama provides hope for Pacific cooperation], Morgenbladet, 6 February 2009.
‘Kinas såre fred’ [China’s Sore Peace], Morgenbladet, 25 April–1 May 2008.
‘Fred og olje’ [Peace & Oil], Morgenbladet, 28 October, 2005.
‘Human & Regional Security around the South China Sea,’ International Institute of Asian Studies, IIAS Newsletter 24, February 2001: 32.
‘Here’s How to Settle Rocky Disputes in the South China Sea’,International Herald Tribune, 6 September 2000.
'Settling South China Sea disputes,' The Straits Times, 7 September 2000.
‘Maritime experts cry foul on China’,Thanh Nien (Hanoi), 3 June 2011.
'The Impact of the Law of the Sea Convention on Conflict and Conflict Management in the South China Sea.' With Song Yann-huei. Paper presented to International Workshop on Securing Maritime Peace in East Asia: The Role of Internationa Law. University of Central Lancashire, Preston UK, 24 April 2012.
'Could China and Vietnam Resolve the Disputes in the South China Sea?' Paper presented to International Conference on Major Law and Policy Issues in the South China Sea. Taipei, Academia Sinica, 6-9 October 2011.
'Sino-Vietnamese relations and the South China Sea,’ paper presented at the South China Sea panel of the Third EUROSEAS conference, London 7–8 September 2001.
Lectures and Talks
'Sydkinesiska sjön - ett latent hot mot freden?,' Vietnamföreningen, ABF-huset, Stockholm, 19 January 2011.
‘Can maritime security be effective without the delimitation of exclusive economic'zones?’ Panel presentation at conference on South China Sea, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Washington, D.C., 20 June, 2011.
‘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, 2011.
‘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.
‘Peace and Conflict in Southeast Asia,’ keynote address, the 6th EUROSEAS conference, Göteborg, 28 August.
‘Can the disputes over maritime delimitation and sovereignty to islands in the South China Sea be resolved?’ Paper presented to the workshop The South China Sea: Cooperation for Regional Security and Development, organized by the Vietnam Lawyers Association and the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, Hanoi, 26-27 November, 2009.
‘La Chine et la politique d’exploitation économique des Spratley et des Paracels dans une perspective historique’ [China and the policy of economic exploitation in the Spratlys and Paracels in historical perspective], paper presented at the conference La Chine et la mer : sécurité et coopérations régionales en Extrême Orient depuis 1954 [China and the Sea: Security and regional cooperations in the Far East since 1954], Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, 30 June, 2007.
‘Conflict Resolution or Joint Development in the South China Sea?’ Presentation at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) 9th Asian Security Conference, New Delhi 10 February 2007.
‘Conflict resolution or joint development in the South China Sea?,’ 9th Asian Security Conference, organised by the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi, 10 January 2007.
‘Peace and Oil,’ presented at a roundtable organized by the Chinese Institute of International Studies, Beijing, 31 October.
‘Can China Resolve the Dispute in the South China Sea?,’ Institute of World Development, Beijing, 4 March 2005 (morning).
‘How China Copes with its Growing Dependence on Imported Oil,’ Institute of World Development, Beijing, 4 March 2005 (afternoon).
‘Marine vietnamienne et défense de l’espace maritime,’ paper presented at the conference ‘Vietnam depuis 1945,’ Paris 11-12 January 2001
‘The borderless South China Sea: A contemporary history’, seminar introduction at the East Asia Institute, Singapore 23 February 2001
‘Historical perspectives on the countries around the South China Sea’ (‘Et historisk blikk på landene rundt Sør-Kina-havet’), talk at seminar organised by the Teachers Association (Lærerforbundet) in Oslo, 14 March 2001
‘Experiences from ten years of Canadian-sponsored ‘Managing Potential Conflicts in the South China Sea’ workshops, dinner talk to Norwegian alumni of Canadian universities at the residence of Canada’s Ambassador to Norway, Oslo 15 March 2001
‘Locating the South China Sea,’ paper presented at the workshop ‘Locating Southeast Asia: Genealogies, concepts, comparisons and prospects,’ Amsterdam, 29-31 March 2001
‘The Paracels: The other South China Sea dispute’, paper presented at panel on the South China Sea at the International Studies Association (ISA) Hong Kong Convention, 26-28 July 2001
‘Sino-Vietnamese relations and the South China Sea,’ paper presented at the South China Sea panel of the Third EUROSEAS conference, London 6 September 2001.
‘Vietnam and the South China Sea,’ talk at Lingnan University, Centre for Asian Pacific Studies and Department of Politics and Sociology, Hong Kong 21 January 2000
‘China, Southeast Asia, and the South China Sea,’ presentation at the Third ECAN Annual Conference in Copenhagen, 10 February 2000
‘China and the South China Sea’, introduction to seminar at the East Asian Institute, Singapore 7 March 2000
‘The South China Sea in the age of European decline, 1930-1956,’ paper presented to the Oslo Conference on Human and Regional Security in the South China Sea, 2 June 2000
‘The conflict in the South China Sea,’ report about the Oslo Conference on Human and Regional Security around the South China Sea to the European CSCAP’s annual meeting, Paris 22 June 2000
‘China’s Window of Opportunity in the South China Sea,’ discussion paper at the second roundtable of The Asia-Pacific Security Forum, Paris 7 September 2000
‘Conflict Resolution in the South China Sea,’ lecture at internal seminar at the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO), 12 October 2000
‘China and the South China Sea,’ contribution to seminar at the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS), Copenhagen 10 November 2000
‘Resolving the South China Sea Conflict’ Paper to the workshop on the South China Sea Conflict, Centre for Development and Environment, University of Oslo, 31 March 1999
‘Vietnam’s Aim in the South China Sea: National or Regional Security’, Paper presented at the 4th Euroviet conference in Passau, Germany, 16 September 1999.
‘Energy and Security around the South China Sea,’ introduction at seminar for the Norwegian Foreign Ministry, Oslo 20 January 1998
‘Is there a momentum for solving the South China Sea Conflict?,’ introduction at an open seminar at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), Oslo 29 April 1998
‘A naval approach to the political history of the South China Sea region’, seminar at NIAS, Copenhagen 9 June.
‘Southeast Asia in Great Power Naval Strategies’, paper presented at the panel ‘Revising the history of Southeast Asia’ at the EUROSEAS conference in Hamburg, 3-6 September 1998
‘Southeast Asia in Great Power Naval Strategies’ lecture at SUM, 19 October 1998.