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Tiger Head Snake Tails, China Today:How it Got There and Where it is Heading

Speaker: Mr Jonathan Fenby; Chair: Professor Arne Westad
Tuesday 24th April 2012, 6.30-8pm. Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House

In Tiger Head, Snake Tails, China Today: How it Got There and Where it is Heading, Jonathan Fenby draws together the political, economic and social aspects of today's China to give a unique overview of the emerging superpower. Referring to extracts from his book, Jonathan Fenby discussed China's foreign relations, its history and heritage, regional matters, demography, the environment, corruption and the "trust deficit". He concluded with an account of the new leaders who will take over running China from the end of this year and assessed the challenges they will face.

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Jonathan Fenby is a British Journalist and former editor of The Observer newspaper 1993-1995 and the South China Morning Post 1995-2000
 
Westad
Professor Arne Westad| is Co Director at LSE IDEAS
 

 

         

 

 Location

Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House. London School of Economics. Map|

 

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