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The Challenges Of 2030: International Politics – The Future of World Order With Dr Jeff Bridoux From Aberystwyth University

19th November 2020 @ 11:15 - 12:00



As part of Aberystwyth’s exciting The Challenges of 2030 series, Dr Jeff Bridoux from the Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth University will explore the future of world order. The session will tackle key themes including power in international politics, United States, China, and global challenges (climate change, global health, nuclear proliferation, war, globalisation).

The last ten years have been marked by a gradual shift in power amongst great powers. More specifically, a relative decline in US power concurrent with the rise of China as an economic and military powerhouse have prompted analysts of international politics to declare that the world is entering a period of power transition.

The world order as we know it is changing.

This session aims to:

  1. assess the state of the current world order;
  2. identify key-challenges to global stability; and,
  3. venture a guess as to the shape of world order in 2030.


The other events in The Challenges of 2030 series, which we are adding to, are (Please click):



Lecturer Profile (Please Click): Dr Jeff Bridoux

Suitable for: Year 12 and 13 students (and equivalent) studying, or with a possible interest in studying, Politics and related disciplines.

Preparation or Pre-Reading: There is no specific preparation or pre-reading but we recommend that students consider and discuss some of the key issues as they perceive them and think of any questions they would like to ask.

The IT Setup: The event will be run on Bluejeans and participants will be able to join using laptops, tablets, and mobile devices. If you are joining as a school group, we recommend connecting with one device and projecting on to a whiteboard. You will be able to interact with the university via a microphone and/or typed comments and questions. Full details will be sent to those who have registered (see below) prior to the event.

Booking a Place: This is free for schools and colleges.  If you would like to take part in this event, please register your interest using the link to the registration form below:



19th November 2020
11:15 - 12:00
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