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US-China Relations during COVID-19 Online Event

Date: Thursday, 15 October 2020
Time: 3:30-5pm
Venue: Online

To keep us sharp and support our content knowledge, Social Education Victoria presents a deep-dive into how the pandemic has intensified competition between the US and China. Featuring La Trobe University's Dr Bec Strating, this online session is a must-see.

US-China Relations during COVID-19

Thursday October 15: 3:30pm-4:30pm

Relevant to VCE Global Politics, Unit 3 Area of Study 2, Power in the Asia-Pacific.

This event is free to members and $50 for non-members.

Purpose & Focus: The global Coronavirus pandemic has intensified strategic competition between the two great powers of the Asia-Pacific, the US and China, and has accelerated existing trends that are changing the nature of the regional security order. This discussion traces the political and economic contours of strategic competition between US and China prior to and during the global spread of COVID-19, and considers the factors that have contributed to a more uncertain region during the pandemic. The implications of the changing regional balance of power for other states, particularly Australia, will also be considered.   

About the Presenter: Dr Bec Strating is the Executive Director of La Trobe Asia and a Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations in the Department of Politics, Media and Philosophy at La Trobe University.

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Please note: From 4:30pm-5:00pm there will be some informal networking time to meet other SEV members, as well as members of the SEV Committee of Management, to chat about all things Global Politics, so have a tea or a wine handy.

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