Sino-European relations have been going through some turbulent periods in recent years, in light of rising tensions over security and trade concerns, European criticism of perceived human rights violations in China, as well as application of sanctions and counter-sanctions. This Thursday we will gather again in our virtual space to to discuss the Beijing-Brussels relationship dynamics, examine both sides’ vision for mutual relations, as well as outline challenges facing the realization of this vision.
More specifically, we will look into:
Join us on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 17.00 CET in our virtual space on Zoom to look into these and more!
Dr Peter Hefele completed his PhD Studies in Economics and Economic History in 1997 at the Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt (Germany). He worked as an economic researcher at the Institute for Economy and Society/Bonn and joined the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in 2003 as Head of the Department of Economic Education. In 2006, he became Head of Division China, South East Asia, India / Team Asia and the Pacific at KAS in Berlin (Germany).
From December 2010 to February 2015, he worked as Director of the China Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Shanghai. From March 2015 until April 2019, he was Director of the Regional Project “Energy Security and Climate Change” (RECAP), based in Hong Kong SAR / PR China. From May 2019 to November 2021, he was Director of the Department Asia and the Pacific at KAS in Berlin, before joining the Martens Centre as Policy Director.
His main fields of expertise are economic policy, international development cooperation, and energy/climate policy. He is an expert on political, economic, and social developments in Asia and China.
Should you wish to take part in the upcoming discussion please fill in the registration form.
The REGISTRATION DEADLINE is 05 May, 2022 (Thursday), 12:00PM
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Looking forward to see you all in our chat room!