A free public event hosted by the Western NSW Branch of the Royal Society of New South Wales and Charles Sturt University.
The world is at a critical inflection point with rising authoritarianism and waning democracy. The world’s super power the United States is waning and being challenged by a rising power, China. Not since the lead up to World War One have we seen such a fundamental shift in the global order. After two decades of terrorism, war, economic collapse and now a devastating global pandemic what is to become of us?
Renowned award winning journalist and Charles Sturt University Chair of Indigenous/Australian belonging, takes us on a journey through a world of change calling on three decades of front line reporting in Australia and around the globe. Stan explores questions of history and identity and argues the west may need to give up power to keep it.