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Name: David Carter-Associate Professor, University of Washington at Saint Louis
Title: Systemic Instability and the Emergence of Border Disputes
Date: June 24 2019 – MONDAY
Place: CASE Z-48
Although much evidence shows that territorial disputes fundamentally shape relations among states, we know surprisingly little about when territorial claims are made. We argue that revisionist states have incentive to make territorial claims when the great powers that manage the system are in crisis. We identify five main sources of systemic instability and develop measures of…