Asia Society @ NGV | The Silk Road Reimagined

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China’s ambitious One Belt One Road initiative and its impact on the region

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An employee on security watch aboard a Chinese-manufactured vessel in the Gulf of Aden, 2017. Photo: Mari Bastashevski/ ChinaFile

How is China’s ambitious One Belt One Road initiative transforming the region? Asia Society Australia in partnership with National Gallery of Victoria explores the economic and geopolitical impact of  BRI in a panel led by Daniel Russel, Vice President, International Security and Diplomacy, Asia Society Policy Institute & former Assistant Secretary of State for Asia and the East Asian and Pacific Affairs.

This event forms part of a series of programs revolving around this year's NGV Melbourne Winter Masterpieces: presenting China’s ancient terracotta warriors alongside an exhibition of new works by one of the world’s most exciting contemporary artists, Cai Guo-Qiang. 

The dual presentation of Chinese art and culture past and present - Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality and Cai Guo-Qiang: The Transient Landscape - will be open to guests from 5.15–6.15pm.

Date: Tuesday 6 August 2019
Time: 6:30pm (exhibition open for viewing 5:15 - 6:15pm)
Venue: Clemenger BBDO Auditorium, Ground Level, NGV International (enter North Foyer via Arts Centre forecourt), 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne VIC 3004

This is a free public event. Registration is essential. Exhibition tickets sold separately. For more information please contact programaustralia@asiasociety.org

 


Our Speakers

Daniel Russell, Vice President, International Security and Diplomacy, Asia Society Policy Institute & former Assistant Secretary of State for Asia and the East Asian and Pacific Affairs

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Daniel Russel is Vice President, International Security and Diplomacy, at the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI). He joined ASPI in April 2018 after a one-year term at the Institute as Diplomat-in-Residence and Senior Fellow. Formerly, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service at the U.S. Department of State, his most recent U.S. government position was serving as Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs.

During his 33-year diplomatic career, Mr. Russel received numerous awards, most recently the 2017 Presidential Rank Award. He served in East Asia, Western Europe, at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, and in Washington DC as Chief of Staff to the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs.

More speakers to be announced. 

 


Our Arts, Culture and Diversity Programs span across visual art and performance, literature, media, technology, education, and community sectors. These unique partner events examine cultural traditions and expressions, celebrate diversity and multiculturalism, and explore a changing Australian society. Run as both public and member only events, this programming stream offers an exciting way to engage with the work of Asia Society Australia.


This event is hosted in partnership with the National Gallery of Victoria under our Asia Society @ NGV series collaboration. Asia Society Australia is generously supported by the Victorian State Government.

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Event Details

Tue 06 Aug 2019
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Clemenger BBDO Auditorium, Ground Level, NGV International (enter North Foyer via Arts Centre forecourt), 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne VIC 3004

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