Book Event


Ian Williams

China's New Cold War

Sunday 25th September, 6.30-7.30pm

Robert Graves Tent


Ian Williams joins us to discuss his thought-provoking take on our relationship with China and this new Cold War’s many fronts – from Taiwan and the South China Sea to the Indian frontier, the Arctic and cyberspace.

Ian Williams was foreign correspondent for Channel 4 News, based in Russia (1992–1995) and then Asia (1995–2006). He then joined NBC News as Asia Correspondent (2006–2015), when he was based in Bangkok and Beijing. As well as reporting from China over the last 25 years, he has also covered conflicts in the Balkans, the Middle East and Ukraine. He won an Emmy and BAFTA awards for his discovery and reporting on the Serb detention camps during the war in Bosnia.

Chaired by Stefan Stern.

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