Undercurrents: Understanding Decolonization, and China's Response to COVID-19

This week Undercurrents returns with interviews on decolonization and the impact of the coronavirus crisis on China’s economy.

Audio Updated 5 October 2020 Published 25 February 2020 56 minute listen

Ben is joined by Events team colleague Amrit Swali to interview Tristram Hunt and Meera Sabaratnam about the decolonization process. They explore the role of civic institutions in re-thinking the legacies of the British Empire and breaking down colonial power structures which survive to this day. 

Next, Agnes discusses the coronavirus crisis with Yu Jie from the Asia-Pacific Programme. They assess the impact of the health emergency on China’s economy and its reputation globally.