Webinar on "The Geopolitics and Economics of COVID-19: Views on China and the World


Foreign Policy Conversations


Webinar on "The Geopolitics and Economics of COVID-19: Views on China and the World”

8th May 2020; 5:00 - 6:15 pm (India time)


COVID-19 has foisted major challenges on the world, and the geopolitical and economic fallouts of this pandemic will shape the world as we knew it. China’s handling of the pandemic has drawn varying responses. IIT Madras China Studies Centre presents this Webinar as part of the 'Foreign Policy Conversations' lecture series, featuring experts from the United Kingdom, Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China and India.

Key talking points:

Of new geopolitical competition Or the cusp of a changing world order?

Retreat from globalisation Or renewed multi-national cooperation?

Informed views on China (historical longview)

Featured Experts

* Rana Mitter, Director of the University China Centre, University of Oxford

* C Raja Mohan, Director, Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore

* KC Kwok, Director of AsiaGlobal Fellows Program at The University of Hong Kong, former Government Economist of the Hong Kong SAR Government and Regional Chief Economist of Standard Chartered Bank for East Asia

* WU Yongping, Professor of the School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University

* Anuradha Balaram, former Chief Economic Adviser and Member Secretary, Kerala State Planning Board [Indian Economic Service (1986-2016)]

* Alka Acharya, former Director, Institute of Chinese Studies, Delhi and currently Professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University


Please register for online participation by clicking https://urlprotection-tko.global.sonicwall.com/click?PV=1&MSGID=20200504...

Viewers can submit questions for panelists by clicking https://urlprotection-tko.global.sonicwall.com/click?PV=1&MSGID=20200504...

Event contact: Joe Thomas Karackattu (IITM China Studies Centre)


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