The international order created under the auspices of “American hegemony” appears to be unraveling during the erratic and nationalistic leadership of Donald Trump, and the growing geopolitical and geoeconomic competition between the US and China.
This AsiaGlobal Paper by Mark Beeson analyses these developments by putting them in historical context, considering what was distinctive about the “rise of the West”, and explaining why the relative decline of American influence may prove so consequential.
Luigi Pascali, Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, will discuss the topic, "The Origin of the State: Land Productivity or Appropriability?"
The world’s biggest coronavirus lockdown in India may save lives — but it has put the livelihood of millions of impoverished citizens and migrant workers, and India’s economy at stake. Who will pay the ultimate price? What are the lockdown’s implications on the nation’s foreign policy? What can NGOs do to support the underprivileged, while grappling with financial problems of their own?
2020年初全球注目中國如何平治冠狀病毒大疫, 焦點集中於中央政府史無前例的動員範圍與控管方式。這個治疫理念的歷史根源在那裡? 在整個治疫過程中, 社會組織角色是否被外界忽視? 這個講座從歷史角度審視宋以來中央政府與民間組織在預防與治理各種病疫時的分工與背後的管治邏輯, 及其轉變, 從中反思今天的管治方式。
The spread of the coronavirus has become a pandemic that is raging through most countries in the world, weighing down financial markets and slowing down economic activity. In this webcast, Zhiwu Chen discussed the immediate outlook for growth, trade and commerce and the longer-term impact of this international public health crisis.
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Ananth Krishnan, 2019 AsiaGlobal Fellow, says that China has hinted at a shift in how it will pursue its signature Belt and Road Initiative amid growing concerns about debt repayments from many partner countries because of the coronavirus pandemic.
As the Two Sessions 2020 continue, Asia Global Institute Adjunct Associate Professor Yoshikazu Kato analyzes possible reasons why China has been unable to earn the trust of the international community.
Described by the anchor of Bloomberg Surveillance as the no. 1 voice of finance in China, Zhiwu Chen talks about the impact of the coronavirus on the US election, China’s domestic and international policy, and the tussle of US and China over Taiwan.
Asia Global Institute Adjunct Associate Professor Yoshikazu Kato shares what the upcoming National People's Congress might focus on, including the economic downturn and the Chinese Communist Party's political ambitions.
Zhiwu Chen, Director of the Asia Global Institute, appears on "Thirteen Talks" — a popular interview series by Tencent News and OWSPACE.