Kishore Mahbubani, National University of Singapore
Wednesday 25 November 2020, 1pm GMT
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The major geopolitical contest that will shake the world over the next few decades will be the US‒China contest. The lecture will discuss the deep structural forces driving this contest, the mistakes made by both sides and potential solutions. It will also discuss the implications and options for other regions and countries, including ASEAN and Singapore.
A veteran diplomat, student of philosophy, and author of eight books, Kishore Mahbubani is currently a Distinguished Fellow at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore. Mahbubani is also a former President of the UN Security Council (Jan 2001, May 2002) and the Founding Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (2004‒2017). Mahbubani writes and speaks prolifically on the rise of Asia, geopolitics and global governance. His eight books and articles in the New York Times, Washington Post, Financial Times and Foreign Affairs have earned him global recognition as ‘the muse of the Asian century’. He was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in October 2019. His latest book, Has China Won?, was released on 31 March 2020. More information can be found on www.mahbubani.net.
This event supported by:
University of Oxford China Centre