12 March 2020

A Special Briefing for NATO on ‘The Role of China in the World’

Held at NATO’s Military HQ (SHAPE). The audience consisted mainly of military officers in leadership positions from all NATO countries.

12 March 2020

Mons, Belgium

Special Invitation

6 December 2019

What will China be like as a great power: causes for optimism

The 6th Global China Dialogue: Governance for World Peace, organised by the Global China Institute, the Centre for Applied Linguistics, University College London, and the China Media Centre of the University of Westminster

Closing Speaker with Professor Zhao Kejin

6 December

London, United Kingdom

4 December 2019

Globalisation in Transition: Adapting to a Changing World and Cooperation Forward: China and the World in a New Era

CGTN Global Media Summit and VMF 2019


4 December 2019

Beijing, China

5-6 November 2019

China’s 70-Year Development and the Construction of the Community with a Shared Future for Mankind

Hongqiao International Economic Forum, part of the Second China International Import Expo, organised by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Speaker and Participant

5-6 November

Shanghai, China

25-27 October 2019

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

24 October 2019

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

14 October 2019

The Chinese Way and the Belt and Road Initiative: a Civilizational State Perspective

Panel discussion between Zhang Weiwei, Rana Mitter, and Martin Jacques, organised by the Chinese Ministry of Culture and Tourism and sponsored by the China Arts and Entertainment Group and the Confucius Institute, Oxford Brookes University


14 October

Oxford Brookes University, Oxford

9 October 2019

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

12 September 2019

‘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

10 September 2019

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