In this week’s episode of “The Beacon” – released on Australia Day 2018 – Verity Bligh talks to Kevin Rudd, a former Australian prime minister, current student at Jesus College and a lifelong Sinologist. Together, they discuss the nature of international diplomacy, China’s rise as a global power and the Turf Tavern “yard of ale” challenge.
This week The Beacon explores what drives China’s foreign policy actions. To learn more about China’s foreign policy goals Haley Lemieux spoke to Dr. Rogier Creemers, a professor at the Oxford China Centre, Mathieu Duchatel, a senior policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations, Mortiz Rudolf, a researcher for the Mercator institute for China Studies, and Angela Stanzel, a policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations.
Professor Creemer’s full interview is available here, Mr. Duchatel’s full interview is available here, Mr. Rudolf’s full interview is available here, and Ms. Stanzel’s full interview is available here. Our intro and outro music is provided by podcastthemes.com.