2022 J G Oration | The Return of Ideological Man: China under Xi Jinping

Hon Dr Kevin Rudd AC

This lecture will be livestreamed on the ANU YouTube channel

The oration will analyse the worldview of Chinese leader Xi Jinping and how his deeply ideological worldview is shaping his country’s policies at home and abroad.

The JG Crawford Oration was established to recognise Sir John Crawford's outstanding contributions to the Australian National University (ANU), both as Vice-Chancellor for five years (1968-1973) and as Director of the Research School of Pacific Studies for the preceding seven years (1960-1967). Sir John was also the Chancellor of ANU from 1976 to 1984. As an official and as a scholar, Sir Crawford exercised remarkable influence nationally and internationally. He was a key player in reorienting Australian economic policy in the mid-twentieth century and, along with counterparts in Japan and the United States, a pioneer in the building of a regional economic and policy community.


Hon Dr Kevin Rudd AC

Dates & times

Monday, 21 November 2022

6.00pm - 7.00pm



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