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How is the rise of China impacting regional and international affairs?

Xi Jinping
28 March 2018

The International Relations Committee takes evidence on the regional and global impact of China’s political and economic development.

Witnesses

Wednesday 28 March, Committee Room 4, Palace of Westminster

At 10.40am

  • Dr Monique Chu, Lecturer in Chinese Politics, University of Southampton
  • Raffeallo Pantucci, Director of International Security Studies, RUSI
  • Kathryn Rand, assistant Director, Great Britain China Centre

At 11.40am

  • Professor Rosemary Foot, Emeritus Fellow, University of Oxford
  • Professor Katherine Morton, Professor of China’s International Relations

Possible questions

  • To what extent is China the dominant power in Asia?
  • What are the likely implications of the One Belt One Road Initiative
  • To what extent does the UK have a role in dealing with the regional security implications of China's rise?
  • President Xi Jinping has claimed the China will defend the international order – How does China see its global role?
  • China and Russia have made significant public pronouncements of friendships in recent years, how important is Moscow to Beijing's global ambitions?
  • How important is the UK-China relationship to both parties? To what extent can the UK use this relationship to promote its interests and values?

Further information

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