Reflections on the Australia China Relationship

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Former Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd to Deliver the Inaugural La Trobe University China Studies Oration

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Date:
Tuesday 13 February 2018 06:00 pm until Tuesday 13 February 2018 08:30 pm (Add to calendar)
Contact:
China Studies Research Centre
universityevents@latrobe.edu.au
Presented by:
Former Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd
Type of Event:
Public Lecture; Public
Cost:
$20 General / La Trobe Student $15

Inaugural La Trobe University China Studies Oration to be delivered by former Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd. The title of the talk is “Reflections on the Australia-China Relationship

The event will include a post oration book signing for Mr Rudd’s recent book “Not for the Faint-hearted: A Personal Reflection on Life, Politics and Purpose 1957-2007”.

About the speaker:

Former Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd Mr Rudd served as Australia’s 26th Prime Minister (2007-2010, 2013) and as Foreign Minister (2010- 2012). He led Australia’s response during the GFC – the only major developed economy not to go into recession – and helped found the G20. A Senior Fellow with Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, he is undertaking a major research project on US China Relations. Mr Rudd is a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Chatham House. He is a Distinguished Statesman with the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and was appointed to the Concordia Leadership Council. Mr Rudd is proficient in Mandarin Chinese and a Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University. He co-authored a report of the UN Secretary General's High Level Panel on Global Sustainability and chairs the WEF's Global Agenda Council on Fragile States. Mr Rudd is the President of the Asia Society Policy Institute.

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