In the latest MERICS expert podcast, Jessica Batke tracks the experiences with China’s law on NGOs, introduced in early 2017, and says that no NGO is known to have left China so far.
China’s Social Credit System will collect big data on every single citizen by 2020. In the latest MERICS expert podcast, Shazeda Ahmed examines the motivations, challenges and perceptions of the system.
A piece by MERICS, a YCW Partner, reflects on the “America First” strategy as China strives to increase its role and influence on the world stage. This follows a panel hosted by MERICS, ChinaFile, Asia Society and YCW in New York this month on the consequences of this shift in the global order.
Fan Popo is an independent filmmaker and LGBT activist based in Beijing. He studied screenwriting at the Beijing Film Academy. After his graduation in 2007 he became a leading figure of China’s queer cinema scene. His documentaries on LGBT and
Apply now: MERICS European China Talent Program 2017. MERICS, a YCW Partner, is gathering 15 post-graduates and young professionals for a three-day workshop in Berlin in April 2017. Applications are due on 7 February, and must include an essay on the topic, “What’s the most pressing challenge for European China policy in times of political fragmentation and how can it be tackled most effectively?” More details on our blog.