Event - China in the world with Bethany Allen

China in the world: How Beijing rules at home and abroad

Join us for a conversation with Bethany Allen, China reporter at Axios to discuss her new book as well the Chinese government's disinformation and foreign interference campaigns.

Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian

About our speaker

Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian

As the China reporter at Axios, Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian writes high-impact investigations, exclusives, and analyses about China, with a focus on how China projects power and influence beyond its own borders. Currently based in Taipei, Taiwan, she is the author of Beijing Rules: How China Weaponized Its Economy to Confront the World published by HarperCollins (see BEIJING RULES | Kirkus Reviews ). Before joining Axios, she served as the lead reporter for the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists' China Cables project – a major leak of classified Chinese government documents revealing the inner workings of mass internment camps in Xinjiang – for which she received the Robert D. G. Lewis Watchdog Award, the top prize awarded annually by the Society of Professional Journalists DC Dateline Awards. She was previously a reporter at Foreign Policy magazine, where she chronicled how China wields political influence in the US and beyond.

Date and time
Sep 12, 2023
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
RSVP required online & in person (see registration links below).
Format and location
In person, Virtual
Alex Trebek Alumni Hall (ATK)
Johnson Hall (157 Séraphin-Marion Private, University of Ottawa)
General public
Open to all.
Organized by
In partnership with the Research Chair in Taiwan Studies at the University of Ottawa.