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Centre for Geopolitics

Providing historically-grounded solutions to enduring geopolitical problems

Part of the Institute for Historical Research Partnership Seminar Series 'Applied History and Contemporary Geopolitics.'

The five-part series is convened by the Engelsberg Applied History Programme; the Centre for Grand Strategy at King’s College London; the Centre for Geopolitics at the University of Cambridge; and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Historians. This online seminar series represents a unique opportunity for historians interested in applying historical insight to contemporary questions in international affairs.

Seminar 2: Applied History & Contemporary Geopolitics: Geopolitics, History and the US-China Rivalry

Talk 1. Applying Global History: Globalisation, Geopolitics, and the US-China Rivalry After Covid-19

Dr Graeme Thompson, Ernest May Fellow in History and Policy, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University.

Talk 2. The Power of Enmity: Historical Lessons for Policymakers Confronting a Rising China

Dr Robert Crowcroft, Senior Lecturer in Contemporary History, School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh.

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Wednesday, 28 April, 2021 - 17:00 to 18:15
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