Professor Kerry Brown
Kerry Brown is Professor of Chinese Politics and Director of the China Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. Brown is Team Leader of the European Union-funded Europe China Research and Advice Network. He was previously Head of the Asia Programme at Chatham House, London, and a member of the British Diplomatic Service (1998-2005). His recent books include: Ballot Box China (2011), China 2020 (2011), Hu Jintao: China’s Silent Leader (2012), Contemporary China (2013), and The Networked Leadership: China’s Fifth Generation Leaders (Forthcoming).
China, Friend or Foe?
Date: Thursday 23 May
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Venue: Sydney Dance 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay.
Cost: Free, no bookings
China is becoming the key economy of the current era. It's tipped to overtake the USA within 10 years. But what other effects will economic power have on China? Will China's rise be 'peaceful', or something the world outside needs to be apprehensive about? Join our China-watching experts Dr Bates Gill (Rising Star: China's New Security Diplomacy), Mobo Gao (The Battle of China's Past: Mao and the Cultural Revolution) and Feng Chongji (The Chinese Communist Party: from Chen Duxiu to Li Shenzhi) as they discuss with Kerry Brown.
Presented by the University of Sydney.