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The Future of Diplomacy: The Case of the UK and China

4 June 2015 - 13:00 to 14:00

Chatham House, London


Professor Kerry Brown, Associate Fellow, Asia Programme, Chatham House; Author of What's Wrong with Diplomacy?: The Future of Diplomacy and the Case of China and the UK

Chair: James Kynge, Emerging Markets Editor, Financial Times



In a digitized world where access to information is being democratized and demand for inclusivity and transparency is growing, traditional methods of diplomacy could be becoming outdated. Against this backdrop, former diplomat Kerry Brown will draw on his personal experiences to explore the chequered diplomatic relationship between the UK and China, and examine how this case demonstrates the challenges facing diplomacy in a changing world.