We are thrilled to welcome Sir Christopher Hum, KCMG and former British Ambassador to China, to the ESU Headquarters in Midtown Manhattan for this delightful evening. A prolific and widely-admired lecturer, Sir Christopher will share with us his insider's look at China's geopolitical future with his lecture, Will China Rule the World?
On his first visit to China, during the tumult of the Cultural Revolution, Christopher Hum watched Chairman Mao receive the adoration of his Red Guards. He lived there in all for ten years, as a diplomat and as British Ambassador between 2002 and 2005, and had a ringside seat as China turned into the superpower it is today. What role does China aspire to play in the international community? Threat or opportunity? Will China rule the world?
$20 for ESU members
$25 for non-ESU members
Note: This will be an in-person event at the English-Speaking Union, located at 144 E 39th Street, New York, NY 10016. The event will be held at 6 pm EDT.
Seats are limited for this event. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for entry. Masks will be required at all times during the event.