'Eco-civilisation Meets Eco-authoritarianism: the Political Realities of China's Green Transformation'

Start date: Wednesday, 19 February, 17:00
End date: Wednesday, 19 February, 18:30
Venue: the Kin-ku Cheng Lecture Theatre

Xi Jinping has postulated eco-civilisation as China’s new economic and political direction. How deep does go, how is it being enacted and what is its relationship to China’s external activities?

Isabel Hilton is a London based writer and broadcaster. She is founder and editor of chinadialogue, an independent, non-profit organization based in London, Beijing and San Francisco. She has reported from China, South Asia, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and Europe and has written and presented several documentaries for BBC radio and television. Before founding chinadialogue she was a writer and/or editor for a number of newspapers, including the Sunday Times, the Independent and the Guardian. She has authored and co-authored several books and holds honorary doctorates from Bradford and Stirling Universities.