When China rules the world

Integrity 20’19 |
Length 43:18
Filmed 26 Nov 2019
Venue Conservatorium Theatre
Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
South Bank, Brisbane

In the past two decades, China’s rise has been so dramatic that most experts agree it will soon overtake the US as the world’s dominant economic power.

Meanwhile, with China regularly hitting the news for troublesome political influence and ongoing human rights violations, it is hardly surprising that, according to the Lowy Institute’s latest poll, Australians’ trust and warmth towards China is at a low point.

What does a future in which China may ‘rule the world’ look like? What are the ethical implications of its rise, both for our rules-based international order, and for the great humanitarian and sustainability challenges we face as a global community?

Yi Wang

A scholar at Griffith University. He is noted for his research on Australia-China relations., Read more

Linda Jaivin

An internationally published author, a literary translator from Chinese and co-editor of The China Story Yearbook produced by the Australian Centre of the World at the ANU., Read more

Richard McGregor

An award-winning journalist and author with unrivalled experience reporting on the top level politics and economies of East Asia, primarily China and Japan., Read more