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Public lecture: A Sino-Jewish Encounter, A Humanitarian Fantasy

03 November 2017 kl. 14:00

ThinkChina is proud to announce an exciting lecture with guest lecturer Professor Haiyan who will tell of the tens of thousands of European Jews who fled the Nazi genocide to Shanghai. Read more

Screening of 'Nowhere to Call Home' and Q&A with director Jocelyn Ford

30 October 2017 kl. 13:00

ThinkChina is proud to invite you to a screening of the documentary movie 'Nowhere to Call Home' followed by a Q & A session with the director Jocelyn Ford. Read more

Offentlig forelæsning v. Professor Jørgen Ørstrøm Møller: Asiens økonomiske mirakel over for de sikkerhedspolitiske trusler - Hvor står Kina? [In Danish]

09 October 2017 kl. 15:15

Det globale billede præges i stigende grad af uforudsigelighed. Det gælder navnlig holdningen hos de to skabere af efterkrigstidens politiske og økonomiske system: USA og Storbritannien illustreret ved Donald Trump (USA først) og Brexit (take back control).

Hvad betyder det for det globale system’s funktion som fundament for stabilitet, sikkerhed, økonomisk vækst, frihandel og investeringer?

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ChinaTalks lecture: Prospects for the 19th Party Congress and China's Future

27 September 2017 kl. 15:00

ThinkChina and Danish-Chinese Business Forum are proud to present renowned China scholar, Professor David Shambaugh, who will give a ChinaTalks lecture on September 27th on the upcoming 19th party congress in Fall 2017. Professor Shambaugh will amongst other things explore what the congress will mean for president Xi Jinping's hold on power. Read more

ChinaTalks: Goodbye iSlave - A Manifesto for Digital Abolition

13 September 2017 kl. 14:15

Public guest lecture by Professor Jack Linchuan Qiu organised by Think China in collaboration with NIAS. Jack Linchuan Qiu is a Professor at Chinese University of Hong Kong, CUHK, School of Journalism and Communication, and Deputy Director, Centre for Chinese Media and Comparative Communication Research, CUHK School of Journalism and Communication.  Read more

Chinese Literature and the writer in the 21st Century

07 September 2017 kl. 15:00

Danish Cultural Institute in cooperation with the Chinese Writers Association, the University of Copenhagen, Asian Dynamics Initiative and ThinkChina are pleased to invite you to a guest lecture by four of contemporary China’s most renowned writers.  Read more

ADI 2017 Conference Panel: Arms Race in Asia? The Role of China’s Military Rise for the Powers in Asia

26 June 2017 kl. 9:00

The military expenditures in Asia are increasing. China is responsible for the highest growth although the percentage is gradually decreasing. China is now a strong military power second only to the USA. The country has initiated a transformation of the People’s Liberation Army which can be characterized as revolutionary. This transformation process is having a great impact on the Asian countries, Russia and the US. Read more

US-China relations under Trump: Partners or rivals?

19 June 2017 kl. 15:00

At this DIIS seminar Bonnie Glaser, one of the leading experts on US-China relations, takes stock of the current state of bilateral relations five months into Donald Trump’s presidency. Focusing primarily on the strategic dimension of US-China relations, the seminar offers a preliminary assessment of how the Trump administration has engaged Asia in general, and China in particular. For instance, to what extent does Trump’s foreign policy line so far constitute a break with Obama’s strategic “Pivot/Rebalance to Asia”? Read more

Public Lecture: Labor and Money in Yachen Gar: The Role of Tibetan Buddhist Nuns in a Monastic Economy

11 May 2017 kl. 13:00 and The Center for Contemporary Buddhist Studies are proud to present Dr. Yasmin Cho, she received her Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology at Duke University in 2015. Dr. Yasmin Cho examines how the invisible labor and economic activities conducted by Tibetan nuns contribute to the contemporary Tibetan Buddhist revivalism in China. Read more

Cross-Strait Relations and East Asian Peace

05 May 2017 kl. 13:30

A Forum associated with Shanghai Forum 2017

How can East Asia de-escalate tensions and build relations rooted in win–win cooperation? This program will address the prospect of peace and prosperity in East Asia with a particular focus on the dynamics of Cross-strait Relations (Taiwan issue). We are proud to invite leading experts to share their insights on this critical issue and discuss it from relational and comparative perspective. Read more

ChinaTalks Lecture Series: China and Russia: Assessing Strategic Convergence

28 April 2017 kl. 14:00 and Center for Military Studies UCPH are proud to present Professor Lora Saalman, Director of and a Senior Researcher in the China and Global Security Programme at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute as part of our ChinaTalks lecture series. Read more

Seminar: Healthcare service digitalization in China

26 April 2017 kl. 13:00

Digitization is altering the competitive landscape for multiple industries and the healthcare service sector is no exception. Due to an ever-expanding aging population, access to adequate and affordable healthcare services has become a pressing issue for governments worldwide. Read more

Open for applications: Food, health and philosophy in East and West 2017

30 March 2017

The international and interdisciplinary PhD course 'Food, health and philosophy in East and West' is now open for applications. Scholarships are available. Read more

OFFENTLIG FORELÆSNING: Kinas nationale sikkerhedsstrategi – hvad indeholder den og hvad er konsekvenserne for omgivelserne?

20 March 2017 kl. 15:00

I samarbejde med Center for Militære Studiers Kinaprogram er stolte over at kunne præsentere Liselotte Odgaard, lektor ved Forsvarsakademiet, der vil fortælle om Kinas sikkerhedsstrategi. Read more

Dansk cleantech til Kina

08 March 2017 kl. 09:00

Kom til workshop om Dansk cleantech i Kina og få viden om de vigtigste tendenser, relevant lovgivning og alter- native forretningsmodeller - og hør om støttemulighederne i Midtnet Kina-programmet. Workshoppen faciliteres af advisory board member, Christina Boutrup, og har desuden, Professor Jørgen Delman, Kinastudier, Københavns Universitet blandt talerne.

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OFFENTLIG FORELÆSNING: Kinas lederskab under forandring

23 February 2017 kl. 15:00

I samarbejde med Center for Militære Studiers Kinaprogram er ThinkChina stolte over at kunne præsentere professor Kjeld Erik Brødsgaard, Copenhagen Business School, der vil fortælle om Kinas kommende nye lederskab.

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China’s Environmental Challenges: Domestic and Global Implications

22 February 2017 kl. 09:15

Professor Jørgen Delman, UCPH and, will be participating at a workshop at Lund University titled: China’s Environmental Challenges: Domestic and Global Implications. Read more

Trump kloden rundt [in Danish]

10 February 2017 kl. 14:15

Jørgen Delman, Kinastudier og, deltager i arrangementet 'Trump kloden rundt'. Read more

OPEN SEMINAR: War or peace in East Asia?

16 December 2016 kl. 13.30

Centre for Military Studies and Working Group on Politics are proud to present Jonathan Holslag, Professor, Department of Political Science, Free University Brussels and Stein Tønnesson, Research Professor, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) who will discuss the prospect of peace in East Asia.    Read more

Innovation and Entrepreneurship – with a Sino-Danish twist

08 December 2016 kl. 15.30

The UCPH China Staff Association is pleased to invite colleagues at the University of Copenhagen to our annual event, which, this year focuses on innovation and entrepreneurship. The speakers will explore the topic from different perspectives such as policy and government support to start-ups. There will also be case examples of start-ups with China-links based in Copenhagen. Read more

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: The Peoples Liberation Army Reforms – military and defence perspectives

02 December 2016 kl. 10.00

Centre for Military Studies and Working Group on Politics are please to invite partners, stakeholders, researchers and students to an in-depth discussion on the reforms of the Peoples' Liberation Army with You Ji, Professor of International relations and Head of Department of Government, University of Macau, PRC. Read more

PUBLIC LECTURE - The Politics of Reform: Peoples Liberation Army under Xi Jinping

01 December 2016 kl. 13.00

As part of our ChinaTalks Lecture Series, we are proud to present You Ji, Professor of International relations and Head of Department of Government, University of Macau, PRC. Read more

ÅBENT SEMINAR Dansk-kinesisk politisamarbejde: Tid til at tage det næste skridt

24 November 2016 kl. 13.00

I forbindelse med publicering af’s Policy Brief "Danish-Chinese police collaboration: Time to take the next step" inviterer vi til et eftermiddagsseminar med fokus på dansk-kinesisk politisamarbejde og en diskussion af behovet for at udvide samarbejdet med bilaterale juridiske aftaler. Read more

Increasing Yield in Dry Land Farming

23 November 2016 kl. 09.30

PLEN (Institute for Plant and Enviroment Sciences) and ChinaTalk Lecture Series are proud to present Professor Dr. Fenming Li from Institute of Arid Agroecology, School of Life Sciences Lanzhou University.   Read more

BOOK LAUNCH Chinese Politics as Fragmented Authoritarianism: Earthquakes, energy and environment

18 November 2016 kl. 14.00

'Chinese Politics as Fragmented Authoritarianism' explores how far the concept of fragmented authoritarianism remains valid as the key concept for understanding how the Chinese political process works. Contributers include Jørgen Delman and Kjeld Erik Brødsgaard (ed) among others. Read more

The Ebola Crisis and China’s Search for a Role as a Responsible Great Power

09 November 2016 kl. 10.00

As part of our ChinaTalks Lecture Series, we are proud to present Barry Buzan, Professor of International Relations, LSE. Read more

Granting Market Economy Status to China in the EU

03 November 2016 kl. 16.00

Meeting in the Working Group on Economics and Business with Cecilia Bellora, Economist, CEPII. Read more

Open seminar: Affordances of Tibetan Landscape

11 October 2016 kl. 13.00

Open seminar with Professor Dan Smyer Yü, Founding Director of the Center for Trans-Himalayan Studies, Yunnan Minzu University. Read more

ChinaTalks Lecture Series: Building Inclusive Cities

04 October 2016 kl. 16:30

Landscape Architecture Lectures and the ChinaTalks Lecture Series are proud to present Professor Pengjun Zhao, School of Urban and Environmental Sciences at Peking University. Read more

Fudan Day: China’s New Diplomacy and the voices from below

30 September 2016 kl. 10.00

Join us for an informal Fuday Day Event where colleagues from Fudan University and University of Copenhagen discuss China’s New Diplomacy and the voices that are emerging from below through Chinese social media. The event also includes a student dialogue, free lunch, music and a reception/Friday bar. Read more

Open seminar: New approach to Local Governments’ Innovations in the Xi Era

29 September 2016 kl. 15.00

Seminar with Professor Jianxing Yu, Dean of School of Public Affairs, Zhejiang University. Moderator: Jørgen Delman, professor of China Studies. Read more

China’s Economic Reform Policy

27 September 2016 kl. 15.00

Meeting in the Working Group on Economics and Business with James Kynge, Emerging Markets Editor, Financial Times. (By invitation only) Read more

Mid-Autumn Festival Get-together

15 September 2016 kl. 16.00

The UCPH China Staff Association (UCPH-CSA) is organizing a Mid-Autumn Festival Get-together to celebrate the arrival of new PhDs and Postdocs to University of Copenhagen. Of course, all the existing staff members are also welcome to join.  Read more

China: Diverse Country. Many Markets.

14 September 2016 kl. 16.00

Meeting in the ThinkChina Working Group on Economics and Business with Grundfos China CEO Humphrey Lau. (By invitation only) Read more

Seminar: "The Rise of Protestantism in Post-Mao China: State and Religion in Historical Perspective"

06 September 2016 kl. 15:00

Seminar about Protestantism's explosive growth in post-Mao China with Prof. Yanfei Sun, Department of Sociology, Zhejiang University.  Read more

ChinaTalks Lecture Series: "Collective Actions in Post-Mao China: Between Chaos and Discipline"

05 September 2016 kl. 15:00

Lecture in the ChinaTalks lecture series with Dingxin Zhao, Max Palevsky Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago and Qianren Jihuai Professor of Zhejiang University. Event is co-organized with the SAXO Institute.  Read more

Open seminar: China’s aid and investment in developing countries

24 August 2016 kl. 15:30

We are please to announce this open seminar on "China’s aid and investment in developing countries: a viable solution to international development?" which is organised under the auspices of the Working Group on Politics & the Working Group on Economics and Business in collaboration wtith DIIS and Fudan-European Centre for China Studies. Read more

Open roundtable event: Vested interest in Chinese politics – a form of corruption or a means to get things done?

23 August 2016 kl. 14.00 Working Group on Politics, Working Group on Economics and Business & Fudan-European Centre for China Studies are please to announce this open roundtable event which discusses 'vested interests' in Chinese politics and asks if these are a form of corruption or a means to get things done? Read more

Dynamics and drivers of change in Chinese politics

20 June 2016

Copenhagen ADI Conference 2016
8th annual international ADI conference
Asian Dynamics Initiative
University of Copenhagen 20-22 June 2016 Read more

Open event (research + poetry): Your smartphone kills workers in China

17 June 2016 kl. 12:15

This open seminar – which mixes state-of–the–art research and insights from China's factory floors with readings of workers’ poems – is concerned with the lives of workers in China and discusses how consumers in Denmark may relate to the life of people who produce our smartphones. Read more

Open lecture - China in the Era of Xi Jinping: Stronger China, Harder Choices

26 May 2016 kl. 15.00

Open lecture on 'China in the Era of Xi Jinping: Stronger China, Harder Choices' with Jo Inge Bekkevold, Head of the Center for Asian Security Studies, Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies. Read more

Public lecture - What does China's "New Normal" mean for local governments?

20 May 2016 kl. 9.30

The Economist's Mary Boyd, Director, Economics Corporate Network Shanghai, presents and discuss the conclusions of the recently published report 'Opening the books'. Read more

NEW VENUE!! CSA Spring Social Gathering and Panel Discussion on Research Funding

19 May 2016 kl. 16:00

Join us for a spring celebration and a short panel discussion on funding opportunities for China-Denmark research! Read more

Public lunch talk - China’s Ambition in the South China Sea: Hegemonic Power Versus Maritime Order

19 May 2016 kl. 12.00

Professor Katherine Morton, Chair and Professor of China’s International Relations at the University of Sheffield, discusses China’s hardening stance in the South China Sea. Read more

State enterprises: Reform vs New Missions 

03 May 2016 kl. 16.00

Barry Naughton, Professor at the School of Global Policy and Strategy, University of California, San Diego, is the main speaker at the upcoming meeting in the Working Group on Economics and Business. The meeting is co-organised with CFA Society Denmark. Read more

ChinaTalks Lecture Series: Will China find a ‘New Normal’?

03 May 2016 kl. 10:00

Lecture in the ChinaTalks lecture series with Barry Naughton, Professor of Chinese Economy at UC San Diego. Event co-organized with CFA Society Denmark.  Read more

Roundtable: The East Asian Peace – Can It Last?

28 April 2016 kl. 14:00

Roundtable in the ThinkChina Working Group on Politics with Stein Tønnesson, Research Professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). Read more

Human Rights in China: The Work of the Dui Hua Foundation

25 April 2016 kl. 14.00

Round table meeting on human rights in China and the work of the Dui Hua Foundation. Read more

Oplæg og debat: Dansk Kina-politik

15 April 2016 kl. 9.30

Oplæg og debat: Nyt teamnummer om dansk Kina-politik udgivet af Tidsskriftet Økonomi og Politik. Read more

External Event: Is democracy better than meritocracy?

14 April 2016 kl. 13:00

Political seminar with Daniel Bell and Theresa Scavenius organised by NIAS and Alternativet. Read more

Turning competitors into partners: Collaborating with Chinese firms in bidding for international projects

12 April 2016 kl. 16.00 Working Group on Economics and Buiness meeting with Anders Bech, Senior Vice President, FLSmidth on "Turning competitors into partners: Collaborating with Chinese firms in bidding for international projects". By invitation only.

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PhD course: Food, Health and Philosophy in East and West

29 March 2016

International and interdisciplinary PhD course [ORGANISED IN CHINA]

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NEW TIME AND VENUE. Career Enhancement Panel Discussion/职业发展论坛

03 March 2016 kl. 16:00

Panel discussion about how scholars with a China connection can enhance their careers.  Read more

External workshop: Digital China: Visions, Resistance and Possibilities for Empowerment

03 March 2016 kl. 09:15

Workshop with four research presentations related to the ongoing project at Lund University: Digital China. Read more

Redrawing the Global Financial Map

02 March 2016 kl. 15:00

Joint seminar by ADI and Asia Research Centre featuring President of the AIIB, Jin Liqun. Read more

Exhibition: Life in China's mega cities

25 February 2016 kl. 16:00

The exhibition ’Life in China's mega cities’ opens at the Danish Architecture Centre 25 February, 16-18.00. Read more

Arctic science diplomacy: a case of managing the rise of China

22 February 2016 kl. 13.00

Roundtable with Rasmus Gjedssø Bertelsen, Professor of Northern Studies and Barents Chair in Politics at the Department of Sociology, Political Science and Community Planning at the University of Tromsø-The Arctic University of Norway. Read more

PhD Defense: Narrating Self and China. Women’s Autobiography in Early Twentieth Century China

08 February 2016 kl. 13:00

Irina Kristensen will defend her PhD thesis on Women’s Autobiography in Early Twentieth Century China. Read more

ThinkChina Student Forum: Bachelor Bash

28 January 2016 kl. 16:00

BA thesis writers from China Studies present their work Read more

External event: China's Economy at a Crossroads

26 January 2016 kl. 08:45

DIIS all-day conference on the prospects of the Chinese economy  Read more

The Development of Encounter Dialogue (Kōan Dialogue) in Chinese Zen as Seen Through the Platform Sūtra

13 January 2016 kl. 16:30

Open lecture by Morten Schlütter, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Iowa Read more

Talentarbejde og bæredygtighed: Hvad kan vi lære af Kinas sportsverden?

15 December 2015 kl. 15:00

Joint seminar with Department of Nutrition, Excersise and Sports feat. Mads Davidsen, professional football coach. [IN DANISH] Read more

Copenhagen China Conference

10 December 2015 kl. 9.00

International conference in Copenhagen featuring China-researchers (from PhD students and onwards) based in Copenhagen and key partners such as Fudan University.  Read more

’One Belt - One Road’ – and the implications for China-EU relations

08 December 2015 kl. 16:00

ChinaTalk with Senior Policy Fellow François Godement, Director of the Asia and China Programme, European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) Read more

Digital China - Visions, Negotiations and Experiences

27 November 2015 kl. 10:00

Research seminar w. Professor Marina Svensson, Lund University, and Associate Professor Barbara Schulte, Lund University Read more

Launch Event : UCPH Chinese Staff Association (N.B. NEW VENUE)

26 November 2015 kl. 15:30

The launch of a new association for Chinese staff members at University of Copenhagen. Read more

The renewable energy sector in China – business potential and the role of government relations

24 November 2015 kl. 16:00

Meeting in the ThinkChina Working Group on Economics and Business with Vestas Vice President for Global Public Affairs, Morten Dyrholm Read more

ThinkChina Student Forum: Chinese/Danish/English Language Cafe Pt II

20 November 2015 kl. 14:00

Join us for a brushing up of your language skills in a cosy, relaxed environment. Read more

Roundtable: The Clash of Civilizations and Terrorism - Imagination or Reality

12 November 2015 kl. 10:00

Roundtable in the ThinkChina Working Group on Politics with Professor Jiadong Zhang, Center for American Studies, Fudan University Read more

Yenching Academy Introduction Meeting

11 November 2015 kl. 17:15

Introduction to the 1-year master of China Studies Program at Yenching Academy w. John Holden, Associate Dean, Yenching Academy. Read more

The Forming of World Subjects: Promoting Intersubjective anthropologies between China and Southeast Asia

10 November 2015 kl. 10:00

Open seminar lead by Associate Professor Haoqun Gong from Institute of Global Ethnology and Anthropology, Minzu University of China.  Read more

External seminar: China and the Challenges in Greater Middle East

10 November 2015 kl. 09:00

DIIS full-day seminar on China's growing involvment in the Greater Middle East. Read more

ChinaTalks: Ritual and Sincerity: Theories from China

09 November 2015 kl. 11:00

Professor Michael Puett, Harvard University Read more

Seminar in celebration of ThinkChina PI, Bertel Heurlin's 80th birthday

03 November 2015 kl. 14:00

Open seminar feat. UCPH Prorector, Lykke Friis, and Head of the Department of Political Science, Professor Lars Bo Kaspersen Read more

Governance for urban sustainability in China: Challenges and Practices

31 October 2015

Workshop on "Governance for urban sustainability in China" at Danish Architectural Centre. Read more

Roundtable Discussion: Assessing China’s Eco-cities

30 October 2015 kl. 14.00

Roundtable discussion with Professor Cunkuan BAO - one of China’s leading authorities on eco-cities. Read more

External event: Wealth Migration from Mainland China: International Investor Residency Schemes and Chinese Wealth Preservation

26 October 2015 kl. 14:00

Guest lecture by Jack Barbalet, Chair Professor in Sociology, Hong Kong Baptist University Read more

ThinkChina Student Forum: Chinese/Danish/English Language Cafe

23 October 2015 kl. 14:00

Join us for a brushing up of your language skills in a cosy, relaxed environment. Read more

ThinkChina Student Forum: Movie Club: "A Touch of Sin"

21 October 2015 kl. 14:00

Jia Zhangke's award-winning movie from 2013: "A Touch of Sin" Read more

ThinkChina Student Forum: Daoism Talk and Taichi Practice

07 October 2015 kl. 17:00

ThinkChina Student Forum presents a night with focus on aspects of Daoism. Read more

Roundtable Discussion: Assessing the state of EU-Taiwan relations

06 October 2015 kl. 15:00

Open roundtable discussion organized by the ThinkChina Working Group on Politics Read more

Roundtable Discussion: How to Stabilize Sino-US Relations? (NB: Cancelled!)

05 October 2015

Roundtable Discussion in the ThinkChina Working Group on Politics. Read more

ThinkChina Student Forum: Trip to Moesgaard Museum

26 September 2015 kl. 08:00

ThinkChina Student Forum inaugural trip to see the critically acclaimed exhibition of terracotta warriors at Moesgaard Museum. Read more

Roundtable Meeting: China’s changing growth model and financial liberalization are big news also for the rest of the world

23 September 2015 kl. 16:00

Roundtable meeting in the ThinkChina Working Group on Economics and Business.  Read more

ChinaTalks: China's Foreign Policy - A New Normal?

14 September 2015 kl. 15:00

Marc Lanteigne, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs Read more

Roundtable discussion: China and the Arctic

14 September 2015 kl. 11:00

ThinkChina Working Group on Politics discussion on China's Arctic policies with Marc Lanteigne Read more

Doing business in China – What’s next?

08 September 2015 kl. 9:30

Professor Jørgen Delman, UCPH and ThinkChina, and Jens Eskelund, Mærsk Read more

Chinese Stock Market Turmoil and Its Consequences for the World Economy

18 August 2015 kl. 16:00

ThinkChina Working Group on Economics and Business with presentation by Tine Choi Danielsen, Nordea Read more

Summer School Lecture: Urban Renewal and Cultural Imagination in Shanghai

18 August 2015 kl. 11:15

Assistant Professor Lena Maria Sheen, NYU Shanghai Read more

Summer School Lecture: Transcultural Urban Creativity and Activism in Hong Kong

18 August 2015 kl. 09:15

Ph.D. Minna Valjakka, the Academy of Finland Read more

Seminar: How to drive your business with public affairs/government relations in China

17 August 2015 kl. 16:00

Peter Yan, public affairs expert (Rockwool, Grundfos, etc.) Read more

External Conference, NordMedia: Media Presence – Mobile Modernities

14 August 2015 kl. 15:45

Panel on "Media and Communication in Asia in early 21 century: Changes, Continuities, and Challenges" Read more

Assessing the Status of Communication Research in Asia

12 August 2015 kl. 10:00

Professor Wei Ran Read more

China's Strong Arm: Protecting Citizens and Assets Abroad

05 August 2015 kl. 16:00

Roundtable discussion with Jonas Parello-Plesner who is co-author of the recent IISS publication “China’s Strong Arm”. Read more

ADI Conference: Food, Feeding, and Eating In and Out of Asia

24 June 2015

The Asian Dynamics Initiative (ADI) is pleased to announce the 7th annual international ADI conference. Read more

Game of Balancing: The AIIB

16 June 2015 kl. 16:00

ThinkChina Working Group on Economics and Business with presentation by Associate Professor Kai He, UCPH. Read more

External Event: Guest Lecture by Professor Willy Wo-Lap Lam

16 June 2015 kl. 11:00

"Chinese Politics in the Era of Xi Jinping - Renaissance, Reform, or Retrogression?" Read more

ChinaTalks: The New Type of US-China Relations

15 June 2015 kl. 10:15

Dr. Zhao Quansheng Read more

Kina på Folkemødet 2015

13 June 2015 kl. 13:00

Debatmøde: Den Dansk-Kinesiske Kulturflirt
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Kina på Folkemødet 2015

12 June 2015 kl. 17:45

Debatmøde: 65 År med Sur-Søde Relationer Read more

Kina på Folkemødet 2015

12 June 2015

This year, ThinkChina organised two events (“65 Years with Sweet’n’Sour Relations” and “The Danish-Chinese Culture Flirt”) at the “Peoples’ Meeting” on Bornholm, 12-13 June 2015. Though the Peoples’ Meeting was organised shortly before the parliamentary elections, a record number of participants took part in more than 2000 events. 

65 Years with Sweet'n'Sour Relations

The Danish-Chinese Culture Flirt

Internal Panel Meeting at Sandvig...

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ChinaTalks: Andrew Scobell

04 June 2015 kl. 9:30

"China's Great Leap Outward: Hard and Soft Dimensions of a Rising Power" Read more

Sino-Nordic PhD course in Shanghai: Women and Gender Studies

19 May 2015

Cases from China and the Nordic countries: "Modernization, gender and generation - Reconfigurations of everyday life." Read more

External event: Asia Brown Bag Lecture

11 May 2015 kl. 12:00

Ildiko Beller-Hann, Associate Professor, CCRS: "Islam, legitimation, identity: Uyghur historical narratives from Eastern Xinjiang" Read more

ChinaTalks: Professor Bu Wei

05 May 2015 kl. 10:00

"The Point is to Change It": Exploring the Theory and Practice of Action-oriented Communication Research in China Read more

External event: China as a Rising Power in Asia and in the World

27 April 2015 kl. 15.00

Professor and ambassador Jørgen Ørstrøm Møller will present an analysis of China as a rising power.
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External event: Asia brown bag lecture

21 April 2015 kl. 12:00

Michael Alexander Ulfstjerne, PhD fellow, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies Read more

Conference & job fair: Crack the China Code

20 April 2015 kl. 14:30

How employees with expertise on China-Denmark can boost business and their career Read more

External event: Hvad er Kina's militære ambitioner?

08 April 2015 kl. 17:00

Generalmajor Chen Zhou Read more

Ekstern arrangement: Religion i Kinas historie

26 March 2015 kl. 20.00

Foredrag v/ Bent Nielsen, lektor, Ph.d. Read more

Professor Min Dongchao: Towards an Alternative Traveling Theory

26 March 2015 kl. 16:30

Farewell lecture and reception  Read more

Human Rights in China

20 March 2015 kl. 10:00

The Accomplishments of one NGO over 25 Years Read more

China Talks: Social movements, corruption and Party-state responses in China

19 March 2015 kl. 15:15

Professor Li Lianjiang and Professor Christian Göbel Read more

PhD Defence: Handling of Small-Scale Protests in China

18 March 2015 kl. 10.00

Gui Xiaowei PhD Defense Read more

Taming China: Can Asia Overcome Chinese Dominance and Avoid Europe's Past?

09 March 2015 kl. 10:15

China Talks: Professor Amitav Acharya Read more

External workshop: Towards a Green China? Government Policies and Citizen Engagement

03 March 2015 kl. 09:15

This one-day workshop at Lund addresses environmental issues, debates and policies in China. Read more

Lunch seminar by Assistant Professor Jun Liu

02 March 2015 kl. 12.00

Lunch seminar with assistant professor Jun Liu from UCPH, who researches in political communication, digital activism, social theory and political sociology in a Chinese context. Read more

Understanding the dialectics between hegemony and world order

27 February 2015 kl. 13:00

Brown bag lecture with Professor Li Xing Read more

Migration and Low-Carbon Society: Factors associated with Migrants' Consumptive Carbon Emission in Urban China

24 February 2015 kl. 10:15

China Talks: Professor Yuan Ren Read more

External event: Associate Professor Kai He

18 February 2015 kl. 12.00

Asia brown bag lecture Read more

What kind of slowdown?

12 February 2015 kl. 16:00

Meeting of's working group on economics and business. Read more

ThinkChina VIA College course on collaboration with Chinese institutions: "Samarbejde med Kina - Hvordan?"

21 January 2015 kl. 08:30

ThinkChina is conducting a two day course on collaboration with chinese public and private institutions. The course helps participants understand how China's political-administrative system and its multiple stakeholders, including state-owned companies work, and how to engage and negotiate productively with its partners.  Read more

Un-real Estate: The Social Life of Temporary Wealth in China. PhD defense by Michael Ulfstjerne

12 January 2015 kl. 13:00

Based on ethnographic fieldwork in Ordos China the dissertation ‘Un-real Estate’ traces a local economic boom into its subsequent bust. It gives an account of how state as well as non-state actors appropriate state development schemes and the unintended effects resulting from the colluding forces of plan and profit.  Read more

Reflection Group China: How Robust is Chinese-American Economic Interdependence

04 December 2014 kl. 14.00

Meeting of the Reflection Group China with Professor Zhang Jun. Read more

China's Rural Migrant Workers: The View of a Social Worker and of a Researcher

03 December 2014 kl. 13.00-15.00

A 2012 survey by the National Bureau of Statistics of China showed that in 2011, the count of rural migrant workers reached 253 million. The number continues climbing as migrants continue seeking prosperity in cities, resulting in a huge urbanization movement, while their labour fuels China’s emergence as a leading manufacturer in the world. How are their living and working conditions? How do Migrant Workers manage their lives after moving to the big cities? Based upon her research and pra...
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Economics and Business Working Group meeting: The Business Environment in China for Danish companies

20 November 2014 kl. 16:00

Meeting of's working group on economics and business. By invitation only.
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Politics Working Group meeting: Professor Xin Qiang

22 October 2014 kl. TBA

Meeting of's working group on politics. By invitation only. Read more

Intra-­Asian Connections: Interactions, Flows, Landscapes

22 October 2014

Asian Dynamics Initiative: 6th annual International Conference Read more

External event: PhD course and workshop at Fudan University

18 October 2014

The focus is on environmental and sustainability governance innovations in urban regions in China and the Nordic countries. Read more

The New Horizon of China's Socioeconomic Development, China Talk by Dr. Ding Chun

07 October 2014 kl. 14:15

China's economic and social development: Achievements, problems, and perspectives Read more

Confucianism to Save the World! China Talk by Dr. Bai Tongdong

03 October 2014 kl. 13:15

Confucianism to save the world! The cultural messages of a rising China, and how a Confucian hybrid regime can address issues that democracies are not structured to  address. Read more

Restless Urban Landscapes in China - China Talk by Dr. Shen Jie

30 September 2014 kl. 14:15

Restless urban landscapes in China - Examining the effects of urbanization and urban lifestyles in post-reform China  Read more

Economics and Business Working Group meeting: Are we exploiting our full potential? Danish-Chinese commercial- and economic cooperation

18 September 2014 kl. 16:00

Meeting of's working group on economics and business. By invitation only. Read more

China Talks: Ou Ning

10 September 2014 kl. 13.15

A talk about urban and rural relations and processes in China by Ou Ning, Chinese thinker, artist, editor, and activist. Read more

China Talks: Dr. Shen Yifei

25 August 2014 kl. 14.15

"The iFamily: Self, Family and State in the Risk Society" by Dr. Shen Yifei, Department of Sociology, Fudan University. Read more

External event: The Chinese Dream: Anthropological Approaches to Understanding Contemporary China (Summerschool)

04 August 2014

Summerschool at University of Copenhagen Read more

Kina som politisk-moralsk udfordring på Folkemødet 2014

14 June 2014 kl. 17:45 er til stede ved Folkemødet i 2014 med en debat om Kina som politisk-moralsk udfordring. Read more

China Talks: Professor Yu Kongjian

11 June 2014 kl. 15:00

China Talks: Sustainable Urbanization in China Read more

Business and Economics of the Chinese Internet Industry - Working Group on Economics and Business: Eighth meeting

04 June 2014 kl. 16:00

Eighth meeting of's working group on economics and business. Read more

Confrontation in Asia? The United States, China and its neighbors

21 May 2014 kl. 13:00

The US and China and the managing of the Asian regional order by Prof. Robert Ross, and alliance policies and the Asian regional order by Associate Prof. Wang Dong. Read more

China Talks: Professor David Lampton

12 May 2014 kl. 14:15

Coping with Calamities: China’s Leaders and the Dilemmas of Reform Read more

Leadership relations in the PLA

06 May 2014

Roundtable on leadership relations in the PLA (by invitation only)
You Ji, New South Wales University Read more Working Group on Economics and Business: Seventh meeting

30 April 2014 kl. 16:00

The retiring head of OECD's China desk, Richard Herd, presents China's urbanization in light of its overall economic reforms. Read more

China Talks: Richard Herd

30 April 2014 kl. 14:15

China Talks: How long can China's economy continue to grow rapidly? Demographic and environmental challenges. Read more

China Toward 2020: Politics, economic reforms, and the urban transition

29 April 2014 kl. 15:30

Having just completed the 2014 National People’s Congress, China’s Xi Jinping-led government is gradually rolling out its reforms and visions, from Xi's Chinese Dream and stricter party discipline to a more market-based economic system, and continued urbanization. But how do we make sense of the administration’s mixed indications, and what look to be the defining priorities of Xi’s China? Read more

Human Rights in China. Past, Present and Future

28 April 2014 kl. 10:00

Round table meeting on human rights in China – past, present and future. Which developments have taken place in China since 1978? Where is China today? What is the future perspective? What is important to know from the perspective of a foreign business company? After a presentation by Executive Director John Kamm, Founder of Dui Hua Foundation, a panel of China experts and scholars will comment. Read more

Mind the Gap! Hiring the right talent for business with China

27 March 2014 kl. 15:00

As Danish-Chinese cooperation increases across a wide range of business areas, the need to bridge cultural gaps grows greater than ever. But where can Danish and Chinese businesses find employees with the right cultural and professional skills? Job fair and conference. Read more

China Talks: Professor David Zweig

26 March 2014 kl. 14.15

Staying in Power: Why the Communist Party of China Will Continue to Rule Read more

Rise of China's Military Forces

21 March 2014 kl. 14:00

On Friday, March 21, the Centre for Military Studies at the University of Copenhagen is organizing a mini-conference on the Rise of China’s Military Forces, asking the question “how much is enough”? Read more Working Group on Economics and Business: Sixth meeting

12 March 2014 kl. 16:00

Sixth meeting of working group on economics and business. Main presenter: Amy Zhuang, Nordea. Read more

Bæredygtig urbanisering i Kina – danske kommuner og regioners rolle

30 January 2014 kl. 08:45

Konference i Vejle hvor fremlægger anbefalinger til offentligt samarbejde med kinesiske modparter. Read more

Offentligt samarbejde med Kina - Hvordan?

14 January 2014

Kursus om bedre samarbejde med Kina for offentligt ansatte. Read more

US Rebalancing Policy and China-India Relations, including maritime issues (by invitation only)

16 December 2013 kl. 15:00

Talk by Dr. Satu Limaye, director of the East-West Center in Washington, DC, on China-India relations in light of US rebalancing, followed by roundtable discussion. Read more

POSTPONED: Emerging priorities of the Xi-Li administration

05 December 2013 kl. 15:30

President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang are gradually rolling out their administration's priorities. But what kinds of reforms are being announced, and how does the Xi-Li administration differ from Hu-Wen? Event co-organized with Nordea and Danish-Chinese Business Forum. Read more

China's Overseas Resource Extraction

05 December 2013 kl. 10:00

Seminar with Dr. Jill Shankleman: China’s growing demand for resources has led to large-scale investments in oil, gas, and mining industries across the world. But what are the social, political, and environmental challenges of these activities, and how are they being addressed? Read more

Fifth meeting of working group on economics and business: After the Third Plenum

28 November 2013 kl. 16:00

Fifth meeting of's working group on economics and business to discuss the reform announcements from the CPC Central Committee's Third Plenum meeting. By invitation only. Read more

Danish and Chinese public grievance systems

12 November 2013 kl. 10:00

Roundtable on Danish and Chinese public grievance systems with Chinese civil servant stationed at Folketingets Ombudsmand and political science and law researchers from UCPH. By invitation only. Read more

Nye arbejdspladser i Danmark med Kina som partner: Fagforeninger som væksthus

11 November 2013 kl. 13.00, HK, LO, IDA og Dansk Metal inviterer til en diskussion om, hvorvidt fagforeningerne i Danmark kan spille en rolle i at tiltrække kinesiske investeringer — og dermed også nye danske jobs. Read more

China's looming financial challenges

02 October 2013 kl. 16:00

Fourth meeting of's working group on economics and business with presentation by professor Niels Thygesen. By invitation only. Read more

Future trends in Chinese foreign policy (by invitation only)

27 September 2013 kl. 10.30

This closed seminar features a talk by Dr. Marc Lanteigne on Future trends in Chinese foreign policy, with a following discussion under Chatham House rules. Read more

Seminar: The Balance of Power in Asia

23 September 2013 kl. 14:30

Asia has always been a centre for the development of the world.  World War II demonstrated the global strategic significance of the continent. The Cold War and post-Cold War era have deepened this significance. The rise of China as a regional power and the rebalancing policies of the United States as the superior military power in Asia are changing the strategic situation. How to assess and analyse this new political and economic game in the rising Asia? Read more

Workshop: China's cities and climate change

17 June 2013 kl. 09:15, Fudan European China Centre, and the Centre for Cultural Studies in Sustainability at the University of Copenhagen are co-organizing a workshop on China’s attempted transition towards a low-carbon society with three case presentations from Hangzhou and Shanghai. Read more

Third meeting of working group on economics and business

11 June 2013 kl. 16:00's working group on economics and business convenes for the third time to discuss the impact of Chinese import penetration on Danish firms and workers. By invitation only. Read more

Second meeting of working group on economics and business

25 April 2013 kl. 16:00's working group on economics and business convenes for the second time to discuss China's economy after the National People's Congress and prospects for Chinese investments in Greenland. By invitation only. Read more

China's post-transition foreign policy, talk by dr. Linda Jakobson

18 April 2013 kl. 09:00

Reflection Group China and are pleased to invite you to a meeting with the East Asia Program Director at the Lowy Institute, dr. Linda Jakobson, who will present her views on the prospects for China's foreign policy after the recent leadership transition. Read more

China's Arctic Aspirations: Conference with Dr. Linda Jakobson

17 April 2013 kl. 14:00

Conference on China's aspirations in the Arctic region with Dr. Linda Jakobson, director of the East Asia Program at Lowy Institute for International Policy in Sydney, Australia, and an academic panel. Open event. Read more

China's leadership and the consequences for China's political system, talk by dr. Zhang Wei

04 April 2013 kl. 15:00

A leading scholar on human rights in China, Dr. Zhang Wei is the co-director of Institute of Human Rights at China University of Political Science and Law. On April 4, he will give a talk on China's leadership and its consequences for China's political system. Read more

China post-18th Party Congress: with John Kamm and Franz Michael Mellbin

22 February 2013 kl. 10:00

Closed meeting with Chatham House rules featuring speakers John Kamm, founder of the Dui Hua Foundation, and Franz Michael Mellbin, Denmark's Minister of Foreign Affairs, on China after the 18th Party Congress.
Co-organized by and Reflection Group China.

By invitation only.
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PhD defence by Jun Liu

11 February 2013 kl. 13.00

"Mobilized by Mobile Media. How Chinese People use mobile phones to change politics and democracy" PhD defense by Jun Lui. Read more

Inaugural meeting of working group on economics and business

24 January 2013

Exploratory first meeting of economists from the academic world and the world of banking. By invitation only. Read more - Green Growth

17 December 2012 kl. 16:00

What can Danish stakeholders get out of the Chinese renewable energy boom? is organizing an event on development of renewable energy technologies and solutions in China and opens the floor to discussions on what Denmark's part in this process could be. Read more

Kinesisk Magtskifte

03 December 2012 kl. 15:00

Mød Folketingets formand og tidligere udenrigsminister Mogens Lykketoft, Kinaekspert og professor Jørgen Delman samt Kinakonsulent i DI Nis Høyrup Christensen. Read more