China

  • 2019 Oct 03

    Book Talk -- China's Urban Champions: The Politics of Spatial Development

    12:00pm to 1:15pm

    Location: 

    Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Building, Ground Floor, Harvard Kennedy School

    Join us for a discussion with Kyle Jaros, author of China's Urban Champions: The Politics of Spatial Development; Associate Professor in the Political Economy of China, University of Oxford. Meg Rithmire, F. Warren McFarlan Associate Professor of Business of Administration, Harvard Business School, will serve as a respondent. Ash Center Director Tony Saich, Daewoo Professor of International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, will moderate. 

    This is a brown bag lunch event, refreshments will not be...

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  • 2019 Oct 08

    China's Belt and Road Initiative: Impact and Perceptions in Europe

    12:00pm to 1:15pm

    Location: 

    Malkin Penthouse, Littauer Building, 4th Floor, Harvard Kennedy School

    When China started promoting its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in 2013, Europe was always going to be a key destination for both the "Belt" and the "Maritime Road" with an open goal of targeting the European consumer market. While Beijing has tried to promote its initiative across Europe, the BRI concept remains unclear to a lot of Europeans. In addition, it has been hard to differentiate between Chinese foreign direct investments (with a total amount of EUR 17.3 billion in 2018, mainly in the UK, Germany and France) and BRI-related projects, which have been scarce in the European Union...

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