Can popular nationalism towards China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea be contained? Read on for Billy Gore’s take on Beijing’s assertive stance, and how muscle-flexing may be a political tactic with low risk.
Sinica co-host Kaiser Kuo has been a leading voice on culture and technology in China for the past twenty years. In this interview, he shares his vision for China’s startup industry, what followers of the Sinica Podcast can expect now that it is Kaiser’s full-time gig, and how perceptions of China have changed since he first moved to Beijing.
Scholarships Announcement: Schwarzman Scholars, a fully-funded year in China for the world’s most promising young leaders, is accepting applications for its 2017-18 class. Based on an 11-month professional Master’s Degree in Global Affairs at Beijing’s prestigious Tsinghua University, the Schwarzman Scholars experience includes internships, senior mentors, and travel seminars around China.
Why does institutionalized security cooperation in the Asia-Pacific remain fragmented? What is the way forward after the arbitration tribunal’s verdict on the South China Sea? Dr. Gudrun Wacker from the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) tells us about conflict management in the South China Sea and the role of Europe and Germany in Asian security.
In this broad and insightful interview, LSE’s Danny Quah talks all things economics, including ASEAN, currency valuation, and TPP. Professor Quah also answers the question, “What does the American interstate have to do with China’s One Belt, One Road?”