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Prof. Christian Göbel from ReConnect China delivers workshop on digital methods in Asian Studies 13 February 2024 - Prof. Christian Göbel (University of Vienna) who leads the ReConnect China work on China's domestic governance (WP3) will take part in a workshop on digital methods in Asian Studies in March. The workshop is organised by the Graduate School in… Read more
ReConnect China Policy Brief 8 China in the Middle East: Consequences for Europe 20 January 2024 - This policy brief attempts to describe and assess China’s penetration of the Middle East, as it strives to deliver on its security requirements along its maritime routes, as well as to develop export markets and economic partnerships with the region.… Read more
Reconnect Policy Brief 7 Xi-curity: How economic security ideas shape China’s economic strategies 12 January 2024 - In the run-up to the December EU-China summit in Beijing, tension loomed over issues like the EU's anti-subsidy investigation in China's electric vehicle sector, the carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM), and Dutch restrictions on silicon chip technology exports. Chinese authorities… Read more
The first ReConnect China online courses (MOOCs) start in January and February 2024! 11 December 2023 - We are happy to announce the first dates for the ReConnect China online courses One of the project's main objectives is to broadly inform society, and in particular persons in education (pupils and students), about China. In this vein, the… Read more
CEASG hosts ReConnect Roundtable on EU-China relations at the University of Groningen 7 December 2023 - On November 24, the Centre for East Asian Studies Groningen (CEASG) at the University of Groningen, a partner in ReConnect China hosted a roundtable discussion titled "European Union and China after Covid-19: Derisking, decoupling, or doubling down?" focusing on the… Read more
Interview on science cooperation with China in Austrian newspaper Die Presse: “Europa muss rote Linien definieren” 4 December 2023 - Gábor Szüdi and Philipp Brugner from our partner ZSI gave an interview to Austrian daily newspaper Die Presse about their report on science, technology and innovation cooperation between the EU and China in the field of digital technologies. Together they… Read more
ReConnect China marks one-year milestone and hosts public roundtable in Vienna 30 November 2023 - ReConnect China, a Horizon Europe funded project aiming to generate independent knowledge for a resilient future with China for Europe and its citizens, marked its one-year milestone hosting a momentous second consortium meeting and a public round table in Vienna… Read more
Presentation of the EU-China STI analysis for the meeting of the European Network for Academic and Scientific Exchange with China 24 November 2023 - On November 10, 2023, Philipp Brugner from ZSI, ReConnect China task leader on EU-China science, technology and innovation analysis, took part in the ENASEC - European Network for Academic and Scientific Exchange with China online meeting to present the main… Read more
ReConnect Policy Brief 6 Policy Orientations on EU-China Relations in Semiconductors: An outlook on bilateral and multilateral agendas 22 November 2023 - The international agenda on semiconductors is not only a matter of U.S.-China rivalry. Also, the EU plays a major role, in terms of economy, industrial policy and security. Moreover, jointly with EU institutions, each Member State needs to decide which… Read more
ReConnect China Podcast: ‘EU-China STI cooperation in digital technologies’ 22 November 2023 - Both the EU and China are ramping up efforts to become global leaders in digital technologies by channeling public funding into research on and development of innovative tools and applications. Even if strategic national (or European) interests may be behind,… Read more