China: the fragile superpower

Thursday 1 April 2021

China's ambition and growth over the past two decades has been well documented, but what lies ahead? This podcast explores shifts in China's economic model, trade and technology, and assesses the potential impact of human rights and other issues on the country's development.


  • Yuka Kobayashi, Professor in China and International Politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
  • Robert Lewis, Senior International Counsel, Zhong Lun, Beijing
  • Baroness Helena Kennedy, Director, IBA's Human Rights Institute
  • Akira Kawamura, former IBA President; Of Counsel, Anderson Mori & Tomotsune