Is this the Asian Century? – Gideon Rachman | Kings Place

Event Calendar

Hover on a day to view what's on

Previous Month Next Month

February 2017
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
26
 
 
 
 
 
March 2017
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
5
 
 
April 2017
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
 
 
May 2017
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1
2
3
9
16
 
 
 
 
June 2017
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
 
 
July 2017
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
31
 
 
 
 
 
 
August 2017
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
1
2
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
 
 
 
September 2017
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
26
28
29
 
October 2017
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
2
3
5
6
7
8
9
10
13
15
16
17
22
23
24
25
26
28
29
30
31
 
 
 
 
 
November 2017
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
1
3
4
5
6
7
8
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
20
21
22
25
26
27
28
29
30
 
 
 
December 2017
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
 
1
2
4
5
6
7
10
11
12
13
14
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
January 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
 
 
 
 
February 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
 
 
 
 
March 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
 
April 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
 
 
 
 
 
 
May 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
 
 
 
June 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
 
July 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
 
 
 
 
 
August 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
 
 
September 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
October 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
 
 
 
 
November 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
 
 
December 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
 
 
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
 
 
 
 
 
 
January 2019
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
 
 
 

Cello Unwrapped

Travel to Kings Place

Is this the Asian Century? – Gideon Rachman

Jewish Book Week 2017
Spoken Word / Monday, 27 February 2017 - 8:30pm / Hall One
£10.50* / Savers £9.50** / Multi-Event Discount Available

In conversation with China expert, Jonathan Fenby, Oxford Professor of Modern China, Rana Mitter, and economist and broadcaster, Linda Yueh, the FT’s Gideon Rachman, author of Easternisation: War and Peace in the Asian Century, outlines the challenge to America’s supremacy by a troubled but rising China and other ambitious Asian powers, which have the potential to transform the whole world. The consequences could be calamitous.These four leading authorities on the Far East and international affairs, analyse the new world order.

Ian Morris has pessimistically observed that ‘geopolitical shifts on the scale of China’s takeoff have always been accompanied by massive violence.’ Taking in Russia and the Middle East, Jonathan Fenby describes Rachman’s book as 'the best survey of global affairs I have read for some time.’  


Gideon Rachman
 is the chief foreign affairs commentator for the Financial Times. Before joining the newspaper in 2006, he was a senior editor and correspondent for The Economist for 15 years. He has worked as a foreign correspondent in Washington, Brussels, and Bangkok and has reported from all over the world, including recently from Russia, China, India, and Afghanistan.

Jonathan Fenby has covered China for 20 years, focusing on policy, the politics of the regime, and their impact on the economy. Former editor of the South China Morning Post, he has written eight books on China, including his newly updated History of Modern China and visits the country several times each year. He is also an authority on France and author of The History of Modern France: From the Revolution to the War with Terror.

Rana Mitter is Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China at the University of Oxford and presents Night Waves on Radio 3. His latest book is China’s War with Japan, 1937-1945: The Struggle for Survival.

Linda Yueh is Fellow in Economics at St Edmund Hall, Oxford University, Adjunct Professor of Economics at London Business School, and Visiting Professor of Economics at Peking University. A TV and radio presenter, she has fronted several BBC series. She sits on many advisory boards, is a widely published author, and is editor of the Routledge Economic Growth and Development book series. Her next book will be published by Viking/Random House.

SAVE 10% when you book 3+ Jewish Book Week events

Discount automatically applied when 3+ events have been added to your online basket. Some events excluded. Offer not applicable to Online Savers. Read more.

jewishbookweek.com

.SHARE THIS EVENT

Photos from top: Gideon Rachman, Jonathan Fenby, Rana Mitter, Linda Yueh

*Please add £2 per ticket if booking via the Box Office in person or by telephone. **Online Saver seats are subject to availability and automatically allocated.