Peter R. Neumann at Charleston Festival 2024

Who will hold the reins of global power in the future?

Join Sathnam Sanghera, highly regarded journalist and expert on the impact of the British Empire, as he interrogates the contradictions and legacies of colonial rule in his book Empireworld.

Joining him is Peter R. Neumann, former UN advisor to the USA and geopolitics expert, who offers insights from his book The New World Disorder, which explores how the West has lost its global advantage.

Together they will examine how global power structures will inevitably shift, and speculate on the new world order that will come in its place.

For tickets and more information, visit the event website here.

The New World Disorder

‘A far-sighted analysis of the world order, and an urgent warning of what the future may hold in store.’ Peter Frankopan, author of The Silk Roads

‘Excellent ... In the face of countries such as China and Russia challenging the US-led international order, Neumann’s book is a plea to Western countries to acknowledge their mistakes ? but not to abandon the very values that have inspired others around the world.’ Emma Sky, author of The Unravelling

The West has fatally overestimated itself. What does this mean for the world?

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