Thursday May 4th, Lunch: “One Belt, One Road” – China’s Geopolitical Ambitions

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Date(s) - Thursday, May 4 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm



In May, representatives from 110 countries will meet at the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing to discuss Xi Jinping’s flagship project. How much progress has China made in building “One Belt, One Road”, what are the challenges ahead, and how does the initiative fit into China’s ambitions to replace the US as the dominant power in Asia?

Tom Miller, whose latest book China’s Asian Dream: Empire building Along the New Silk Road was  published last month, will consider these questions and share his insights into China’s geopolitical ambitions.


Tom Miller is a senior analyst at Gavekal Research and managing editor of the China Economic Quarterly, published by its sister service Gavekal Dragonomics. A former journalist, he has reported from a dozen countries in Asia and given talks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Chatham House and the World Bank.

Tom was educated at Oxford and the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, and spent two years studying Chinese in Beijing. He is the author of two books. His first, China’s Urban Billion: The Story Behind the Biggest Migration in Human History, was published in 2012 and translated into Chinese. His second, China’s Asian Dream: Empire Building Along the New Silk Road, was published in 2017. After 14 years living and working in China, Tom is based in the UK but spends much of his time in Asia.


Venue details: Azul

8/F, Ferguson Lane, 378 Wukang Lu

武康路378号8楼, 近泰安路

Phone: 5405 2252

Time: Thursday, May 4, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Doors open at 12:00 p.m. Event starts at 12:30 p.m.

 Admission: FCC members: 100 RMB; Non-Members: 150 RMB. Price includes lunch


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