Asia & China

  • ECFR Clips: EU-China relations – the current state of play

    Brexit, 16+1, peace and security cooperation – At the occasion of ECFR's European China Forum in Berlin, Mathieu Duchâtel, Deputy Director of ECFR’s Asia and China Programme and Senior Policy Fellow, discussed the state of the EU-China relations with Professor Chen Zhimin, director of the Department of International Politics at the School of International Relations and Public Affairs at Fudan University. (The podcast was recorded on 30 September 2016)

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    avec François Godement et Jérôme Doyon

    A l’occasion de la sortie du nouveau China Analysis, nos deux experts François Godement, Directeur du programme Asie et Chine de l’ECFR, et Jérôme Doyon, Associate Fellow et éditeur du China Analysis, ont discuté, lors du premier BCM de la rentrée, de la manière dont la Chine envisage le Brexit et le considère comme une éventuelle source d’opportunités.

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    ECFR’s World in 30 Minutes: How China and Asia see Brexit

    ECFR’s director Mark Leonard speaks with experts Angela Stanzel, Francois Godement and Susi Dennison, about what the British exit from the EU will mean for China and Asia, and how the East can gain from the new landscape. The podcast was recorded on the 13 September 2016. 


    Europeans, get down to work by Andres Ortega

    Wild grass: China’s revolution from below by Ian Johnson

    Goodbye Europe by Sylvie Goulard

    China and Brexit: What’s in it for us? by Francois Godement and Angela Stanzel 

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    avec François Godement

    Retour avec François Godement sur le G20 de Hangzhou, ses enjeux pour la gouvernance mondiale, et sur le positionnement de la Chine dans l'ordre international.

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    African security: China's entrance

    Podcast datant du 23 juin 2016 en présence d'Abigaël Vasselier, Manuel Lafont Rapnouil, Mathieu Duchâtel et Tara Varma.

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    China’s Economy - powerhouse, menace or next Japan?

    The headwinds of a rapidly aging population, a battle against rampant corruption and an enormous national debt are also slowing China's growth. Will the country mature into a global economic leader, trigger a crisis, or stagnate like Japan? Arthur R.Kroeber, one of the world’s leading commentators on the Chinese economy, tackles these tough questions in this event.

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    ECFR Clips: Xi’s army - reform and loyalty in the PLA

    Whilst China's defence budget this year is rising at its slowest pace since 2010, the reform of the People's Liberation Army is in full swing. Jérôme Doyon, ECFR Associate Fellow and editor of China Analysis, explains the key drivers to the reform, and implications for China's defence.

    You can find the publication Xi’s army: Reform and loyalty in the PLA here.

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    Assessing the South China Sea Policy under Xi Jinping

    Tensions in the South China Sea are on the rise in the context of competing sovereignty claims and increased militarisation by all claimants, while the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague is examining the case instituted by the Philippines regarding the legality of some Chinese claims. Feng Zhang, Fellow in the Department of International Relations, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs at the Australian National University, and Jeremy Shapiro, Research Director at ECFR, discuss the main features and drivers of Xi Jinping’s South China Sea policy.

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