Workshop: EU Responses to Chinese Investments in European Strategic Sectors

April 11-12, 2024

📍Location: Faculty of East Asian Studies, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB), Bochum, Germany

The workshop “EU Responses to Chinese Investments in European Strategic Sectors” is collaboratively organized by China Europe Research Network (CHERN), COST Action, and the Centre for EU-Asia Connectivity (CEAC), Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence. The event is scheduled for April 11-12, 2024, and will take place at the Faculty of East Asian Studies, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB), Bochum, Germany.

The workshop will deal with recent and current developments in the area of Chinese foreign direct investments in European critical infrastructure. We have a particular interest in contributions to the following areas:

(a) Chinese investments in European seaport infrastructure
(b) Chinese investments in European 5G networks
(c) Chinese investments in industrial infrastructure and
(d) EU-level as well as member state-level policy reactions

 

🔜  Deadline for abstract submission: February 12, 2024

📌  Requirements: Please submit your extended abstract (500-600 words) to ceac@ruhr-uni-bochum.de 

Subject line: “Abstract CHERN-CEAC Workshop SURNAME_Name_Date

📌  Results: Based on the research, participants are invited to turn their findings into:

a) A short paper (3-5 pages) that is to be published in the Policy Brief Series of CEAC

b) A full paper to be included in a proposal for a special issue of the Asia-Europe Journal

❗️ Important note:
In order to submit your abstract, please ensure that you have become a member of CHERN (membership is free). For additional details, refer to the section on “how to join CHERN” and explore information about “CHERN WG1

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