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International Conference on China and the World

The Australian Centre on China in the World at Australian National University – Canberra, Australia

December 17-18th, 2019


December 17th

Location: The Australian Centre on China in the World – Lotus Hall Auditorium at ANU

8:45-9:00 am: Kick-off by Jane Golley, Director, Australian Centre on China in the World

9:00-10:00 am: “China and the Innovation ImperativeAndrew Kennedy, Australian National University




10:10 am-11:10 pm: U.S.-China Strategic Competition: China's Grand Strategy in Northeast Asia by Patricia Kim, U.S. Institute of Peace


11:10-12:20 pm: Lunch (Free for those who RSVP)


12:20-1:20 pm: “State Strategies under Global Rules: Chinese Industrial Policy in the WTO EraYeling Tan, University of Oregon


1:30- 3:00 pm: China and the Global Economic Order”

Panel discussion - Moderator: Jane Golley, Australian National University


            Injoo Sohn, Seoul National University

            Kai He, Griffith University

             Amy King, Australian National University

            Xiaojun Li, University of British Columbia


3:00-3:30 pm: Coffee break


3:30-4:30 pm: China's Security Policies under Xi Jinping by Yali Chen, Princeton University




4:45- 6:15 pm: China's Rise and International Security in Southeast Asia & the Pacific

Panel discussion - Moderator: John Blaxland, Australian National University


          Ja Ian Chong, National University of Singapore

          Andrew Chubb, Lancaster University

          Huong Le Thu, Australian Strategic Policy Institute

          Dawn Murphy, US Air War College

          Joanne Wallis, Australian National University


December 18th

Location: The Australian Centre on China in the World – Lotus Hall Auditorium at ANU


4:15-4:20 pm: Kick-off and Introduction by Co-Directors of China and the World Program

4:20-4:30 pm: Video Address “The Future of China in the World” by Kevin Rudd former PM

4:30-4:50 pm: “How to Defend Australia” by Hugh White, Australian National University

4:50-5:10 pm: “How to Defend Australia” by Oriana Skyler Mastro, Georgetown University & The American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

5:10-6:30 pm: CWP Co-Directors will moderate a public discussion with questions being asked of both lecturers.