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Op de agenda

28 March 2017: Speaker at the international conference “The Tilting Chess Board: Geopolitical Rivalry in the Asia -Pacific Between China, Japan and the U.S.”, Singapore, RSiS, on the topic of how China’s rise in global governance brings a new dimension to China-US Rivalry.

Recente activiteiten

9 March 2017: Gespreksleider bij het  Guanxi  cafe over the thema  ‘zakendoen in derde- en vierderangssteden in China’; registreren via

9 February 2017: speaker at the Opening Conference of the Leiden Asia Year: THE NETHERLANDS, CHINA AND EUROPE; program and registration:

1 february 2017: Public lecture on China’s Role in Global Governance at SIB Leiden (in Dutch) :

14 December 2016: Lecture on the role of Sichuan Province in  China’s Silkroad Initiative; Maastricht.

1 December 2016: Speaker at seminar on The Netherlands and China’s Silkroad Initiative, Clingendael Institute:

20 October 2016: Lecture and discussion session at European External Action Service seminar, Reassessing the EU-China Strategic Partnership: “The Chinese perspective on global governance”; Brussels.

10 October 2016: Workshop on  Sino-Dutch cooperation vis-a-vis China’s Silkroad Initiative; Clingendael.

3 October 2016: presentation at EU-China conference organised by Free University of Brussels/ Egmont Institute Conference: “The Netherlands and China’s One Belt One Road Strategy”; Brussels.

12 September 2016: presentation  at China’s Silkroad Conference, Groningen University: “The OBOR land routes to Europe: a Dutch perspective”; Groningen.

16 June 2016: moderator at the “China-Netherlands Dialogue Event: Bringing innovation into Dutch-Sino cooperation“; RNW Media and Kneppelhout & Korthals; Den Haag.

28 mei 2016: keynote speech at the EP-NUFFIC-ICLON Conference: ” China en Chinees: Interculturele vaardigheden en Chinese Taal & Cultuur”, Leiden.

10 maart 2016: moderator at the China Cafe of China knowledge network Guanxi, Nutshuis Den Haag.

24 februari 2016: panelist bij de VPRO Tegenlicht Meetup ‘De Chinese Wereldorde‘, in Pakhuis Willem de Zwijger, Amsterdam

25 januari 2016: panelist at ‘Cultural Aspects of China’s Belt and Road Initiative’ at the European Institute of Asian Studies in Brussels.

16 november 2015: spreker op NGIZ-Clingendael Actualiteitenseminar “China’s Nieuwe Zijderoute: kans of bedreiging?”. Titel van mijn presentatie: “De Zijderoute: tussen droom en werkelijkheid.”

8-9 october 2015: ‘Europe-China Public Diplomacy Forum’, Berlin, Germany. My presentation is entitled: “China’s public diplomacy strategy: the importance of providing global public goods.”

1 oktober 2015: deelname aan programma voor ZM Koning Willem Alexander en HM Koningin Màxima: ‘China in Nederland’, Universiteit Leiden.

18 september 2015: Panel discussion with Chinese diplomats on ‘Diplomacy in the 21st Century’, Clingendael Institute.

15-16 september 2015: Speaker at BACES EU-China Think Tank Forum, Free University Brussels, Brussels.

10-11 september 2015: Panel Chair at the Asia-Europe Think Tank Dialogue, Clingendael Institute, The Hague.

22 juni 2015: lezing voor de China Tafel in de ‘Koninklijke Industrieele Groote Club’ (Koninklijke IGC) in Amsterdam over het thema: ‘China’s nieuwe economische diplomatie: goed voor Europa?’  Zie de website van de IGC.

8 juni 2015: Chair  at the seminar on “China’s Silk Road Initiative: Chances and Risks for the Netherlands and the EU”, Clingendael Institute and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

16 april 2015, Spreker China-panel,  ‘Internationaal Ondernemen, Kansen in China’,  Week van de Ondernemer 2015, Beatrix Theater, Utrecht.

16 april 2015,  Spreker China-panel, Tweede Kamer, Comissie Buitenland van de PvdA.

12 februari 2015, Gastspreker bij
Boeiend China Café met Ingrid d’Hooghe

Keynote speaker at Madariaga – College of Europe Foundation, 13 January 2015

Seminar  The rapid development of China’s public diplomacy: what does it mean for Europe? on the occasion of the publication of  my book China’s Public Diplomacy (Brill/Nijhoff)

Comments on Europe-China cooperation in the area of public diplomacy

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