Martin Jacques, best-selling author and leading China expert, gave a speech on September, 18, 2012 at University of Melbourne, Australia, as part of a public lecture series questioning Australia’s Role in the World. In his lecture, Martin presents the updated version of his critically-acclaimed book “When China Rules the World: the End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order”. Watch his lecture here:
Martin Jacques is the author of the global best-seller “When China Rules the World: the End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order”. It was first published in 2009 and has since been translated into eleven languages. The book has been shortlisted for two major literary awards. A second edition of the book will be published on February, 23.
Martin is a Senior Visiting Fellow at IDEAS, a centre for diplomacy and grand strategy at the London School of Economics and a Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing. He has previously been a Visiting Professor at Renmin University, the International Centre for Chinese Studies, Aichi University, Nagoya, and Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto. He was a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore. He has been a columnist for many newspapers, made many television programmes and is a former deputy editor of The Independent newspaper. His talk on www.ted.com on how to understand China has had more than one million views.