Many challenges confront the modern world from climate change to global inequality. But at the state level none will be as significant as how Beijing and Washington relate to each other going forward. Is some form of great power deal possible? Or is conflict inevitable between a rising China and the United States? And if it is, then what will this mean for Asia and the world?
Speaker: Professor Michael Cox, Director of LSE IDEAS and Emeritus Professor of International Relations at the LSE
Professor Michael Cox is Director of LSE IDEAS and Emeritus Professor of International Relations at the LSE. He joined LSE in 2002 where he helped establish the Cold War Studies Centre in 2004 which evolved four years later into LSE IDEAS - a foreign policy centre and university-affiliated think tank now ranked 2nd in the world and 1st in Europe.
Professor Cox has held several senior professional positions in the field of international relations including fellowships at the Nobel Institute in Oslo and Chatham House in London. He was also Chair of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), member of the Executive Committee of the British International Studies Association and of The Irish National Committee for the Study of International Affairs.