New Globalisation and China’s Greater Bay Area

Understanding China Conference organised by the International Department of China Institute for Innovation and Development Strategy (CIIDS)

Speaker and Participant

25-27 October 2019

Guangzhou, China

Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area: New Horizon for China’s Reform and Opening-up, New Practice of ‘One Country, Two Systems’, and New Platform for Win-Win Cooperation”.

International Forum organised by the Hong Kong SAR Government and the Office of the Commissioner of China’s Foreign Ministry

Speaker and Participant

24 October 2019

Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel, Hong Kong

The PRC at 70: Policy, Institutions and Development

Public Seminar organised by the University of Johannesburg Centre for Africa-China Studies, in collaboration with the Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study

Keynote Speaker

16:00-19:30, 9 October 2019

Chinua Achebe Auditorium, University of Johannesburg

Johannesburg, South Africa

Martin Jacques joins Karen Davila on ANC Headstart to talk about the ongoing US-China trade war, China’s handling of the situation in Hong Kong and why he thinks President Duterte’s pivot to China is the right decision.

Watch the interview below:

‘This is Tomorrow’

Symposium organised by the University of Bath Institute for Policy Research (IPR)

Keynote One: Beginnings of a New World Order: The Rise of China

Chair: Professor Nick Pearce, IPR

10.10-11.10, 12 September 2019

Arts Lecture Theatre, The Edge, University of Bath

Mining Conference

Keynote Speaker: China, The Philippines and a New World Order

Other speakers include the Cabinet Secretary, the Chairman of the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines, and the Former Dean of the Asian Center, University of the Philippines

14.00-18.00, 10 September 2019

Manila, Philippines

Special Session of the China Development Forum 2019

Luncheon Speaker alongside CDF Secretary General LU Mai and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman on the topic of US-China relations

6 September 2019

Diaoyutai State Guesthouse, Beijing

By Invitation Only

This is the transcript of a talk Martin Jacques gave at a Forum organised by China Daily at the G20 in Osaka on 25 June 2019.

There is no point in building castles in the air. We must live in the here and now. I am sure the great majority of us wish we were not where we are. We would prefer that the era, beginning in the late 1970s, of globalisation and multilateralism, and that was characterised by relative stability and cooperation in the relationship between the US and China, was still in place. It is not. And it will not return for a very long time. The reason for the breakdown in that old order is profound, as is invariably the case with great historical shifts. We need to understand the causes. Read more >