Where to from here? China, US and Australia relations in COVID times

Hosted by ANU NYC Alumni Network

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep the world, it is leaving its mark on the economic, political and diplomatic relations between China, the US and Australia.

Join US-based moderator, ANU alumna and President of The ANU Foundation USA, Sarah Backhouse (BJapS '94, BEc '94),as she unpacks the impact of COVID on the current and future states of relations between these three countries with expert panel members:

  • Dr Chris Buckley (PhD '98) - ANU alumnus and veteran China correspondent for the New York Times, who in May this year was obliged to leave China. Since joining the paper in 2012, Dr Buckley has covered China's elite politics and more recently the government's initial handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Professor Rory Medcalf - Head of the ANU National Security College, Professor Medcalf is an international thought leader for his work on the Indo-Pacific strategic concept. He has three decades of experience across diplomacy, intelligence analysis, think tanks, academia and journalism. He is a member of the ASEAN Regional Forum Register of Experts and Eminent Persons and the board of the National Foundation for Australia-China Relations.

Dates and Times: Thursday 6 August, 7pm EDT (US and Canada) / Friday 7 August, 9am AEST (Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra)

 

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