Dr Jonathan Ward
Wednesday 18th January: Dr Jonathan Ward: “India and China: Partners or Rivals?”
Jonathan Ward has recently completed his DPhil at the University of Oxford specialising in China-India relations with a dissertation on the China-India Border War of 1962. He studied Philosophy, Russian and Chinese at Columbia University in New York City as an undergraduate, and continued his language studies at Beijing University in China and St. Petersburg State University in Russia. From 2006 – 2011 he lived and travelled extensively in Russia, China, Latin America, and the Middle East, and speaks Russian, Chinese, Spanish and Arabic. He consults on China-India relations, the Indian Ocean Region, and Maritime Asia for Oxford Analytica, and is a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies and the Energy Institute. Prior to beginning his doctoral studies, he completed a master’s degree in Global and Imperial History at the University of Oxford. Jonathan is also a graduate of the Oxford Chicago Valuation Programme, an executive education programme in finance co-hosted by the University of Chicago and University of Oxford business schools.
The talk will cover essential economic, military, geostrategic, and modern historical aspects of China-India relations, in order to address the status of their relationship at present, its possible directions, and its implications for the world.
Royal Overseas League, St James's Street, SW1A 1LR. 6.30pm - 8pm.
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