Politics just got a lot more interesting with the 2016/17 seismic shift in the global liberal order and the emergence of a different brand of world leaders.
During his recent Davos speech, Xi Jinping intimated that China might be on the brink of exercising its power at a global level and may even be prepared to take global leadership on some issues. Listen to an acknowledged expert in the field and be sure to engage with him as he focuses on the changing nature of the world order, as he identifies different potential sources of global power and considers the way that Chinese leaders signal their intentions to use these sources of power globally.
Professor Breslin is a lively and very popular speaker who enjoys audience participation and debate. He is a leading British academic expert on Chinese politics and economy, globalisation, regionalism, governance and international political economy. He is the author of China and the Global Political Economy, Mao, China in the 1980s: Centre-Province Relations in a Reforming Socialist State, and co-author of early editions of Comparative Government and Politics: An Introduction. He is editor/co-editor of 12 collections, and author/co-author of over 80 articles and book chapters on China, with a side interest in the study of comparative regionalism.
He is an Associate Fellow of the Chatham House Asia Programme, Associate Fellow of the Asia Research Centre based at Murdoch University, Adjunct Professor of Political Science at Monash University, Honorary Professorial Fellow of the Centre For European Studies at Renmin University and co-editor of The Pacific Review. He also sits on the editorial committee of The Review of International Studies, The China and World Economy and Fudan Review of International Relations.
WGAHK Alumni Dinner Talk with Prof Shaun Breslin
Date: (Friday) 16 June 2017
Venue: Star of Canton Restaurant 利寶閣, 21/F Lee Garden Theatre Plaza, 99 Percival Street, Causeway Bay Hong Kong
Spaces are strictly limited, so please register ASAP to avoid disappointment!