China is becoming the key economy of the current era. It’s tipped to overtake the US within 10 years. But what other effects will economic power have on China? Will China’s rise be ‘peaceful’, or something the world outside needs to be apprehensive about? Join China-watching experts Dr Bates Gill (Rising Star: China's New Security Diplomacy), Mobo Gao (The Battle of China's Past: Mao and the Cultural Revolution) and Feng Chongji (The Chinese Communist Party: from Chen Duxiu to Li Shenzhi) spoke about these issues at a panel discussion moderated by Kerry Brown.

This was a Sydney Writers' Festival event.