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The Chinese Conundrum: Engagement or Conflict – Book Talk with Rt Hon Sir Vince Cable

June 16, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

SACU has invited the Rt Hon Sir Vince Cable to talk about his book The Chinese Conundrum: Engagement or Conflict?

This Free Event is Hybrid – by Zoom and In-person. 


Register in advance on Eventbrite:
“The Chinese Conundrum: Engagement or Conflict” Book talk with Vince Cable Tickets, Thu 16 Jun 2022 at 19:00 | Eventbrite  


Event access:

In-person (limited tickets): St Mary’s University, Twickenham.
Address: The Exchange, 75 London Road, Twickenham, London, TW1 1BE

We encourage audiences to travel by public transport where possible. The venue is right opposite Twickenham station. Trains to Twickenham run regularly from Waterloo, Vauxhall and Clapham Junction. Bus routes 110, 267 and 281 pass outside the venue. More details about the venue, please check https://exchangetwickenham.co.uk  Contact: 020 8240 2399

​Online (Zoom): One day before the event, you will be sent an invitation email link to register in advance on Zoom. If you register within one day of the event you will receive the invitation email one hour before the event starts.


About Vince Cable

The Rt Hon Sir Vince Cable was the Leader of the Liberal Democrats 2017-2019; He served as Member of Parliament for Twickenham 1997-2015 and 2017-2019; Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and President of the Board of Trade (2010-2015); Deputy Leader of the Lib Dems 2007-2010; and Shadow Chancellor 2003-2010.

Vince is currently a Professor in Practice at the Institute of Global Affairs, London School of Economics (LSE); A Visiting Professor at the School of Economics, University of Nottingham; A Visiting Professor at the Institute of business, Law and Society, St Mary’s University.

About Iris Yau

The talk will be chaired by 丘靜雯 Iris Yau FRSA FHEA. Iris is a member of the Council at the Society for Anglo-Chinese Understanding (SACU); a fellow of the Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA); a fellow of the Higher Education Academy UK (Advance HE); Iris has curated and produced exhibitions including ‘Iris’s Silk Route’ at University of the Arts London, ‘Opium, Silk and the Missionaries in China’ at the Brunei Gallery, SOAS University of London.


There will be Q&As after Sir Vince Cable’s presentation. Please send your questions to:  events@sacu.org.uk

If you have other queries about the event, please contact the Event Leader Iris Yau (SACU Council) by email: iris@sacu.org.uk



June 16, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Exchange, St Mary’s University
75 London Road, Twickenham
London, TW1 1BE United Kingdom
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