In the September Quarterly Essay, Hugh White considers Australia’s place between Beijing and Washington. As the power balance shifts, and China’s influence grows, what might this mean for the nation? In conversation with journalist Rafael Epstein, White considers the shape of the world to come and the implications for Australia as it seeks to carve out a place in the new world order.
This event is in partnership with Quarterly Essay.
Rafael Epstein is a journalist who has worked in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Timor, Indonesia, Europe and the Middle East. He has covered national elections in the UK and Australia, East Timor’s vote for independence in 1999, the 2000 Sydney Olympics, the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami, the 2005 London ... Read more
Hugh White is Professor of Strategic Studies and Head of the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre at the Australian National University. Hugh White is a professor of strategic studies at ANU and a visiting fellow at the Lowy Institute. He has been an intelligence analyst with the Office of Nationa... Read more
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