On the eve of the EU-China summit in Tianjin, why is all not well between two of the world’s largest trading blocs? Join Jonathan Holsag, head of research at the Brussels Institute of Contemporary China Studies (BICCS) where he discusses how factors like looming economic nationalism mean that the “frail architecture” of the EU-China partnership “is now under more stress than ever before”.
DATE: Oct 18, 2011
VENUE: Embassy of Belgium, Sanlitun Lu 6
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ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Aside from his post at the BICCS, a think-tank at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Jonathan Holslag is also is an expert with the EU-China Academic Network (ECAN), an academic forum established by the European Commission, and serves as a commentator on international affairs for the Belgian newspaper De Morgen.