There is often the tendency to imagine the United States and China involved in a strategic back-and-forth, launching new initiatives and implementing new approaches to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). However, the substance of the two countries’ behavior in the region and toward each other is unlikely to…
This chapter focuses on Italy’s domestic politics to argue that Rome used the BRI MoU as a tool to strike a tactical entente with the PRC to leverage Beijing’s resulting goodwill in order to extract the economic concessions that had long eluded Italian policy-makers.
[IT] Giovanni B. Andornino (T.wai & Università di Torino) presenta il nuovo numero di OrizzonteCina "Nuova era e relazioni internazionali. Pratiche e discorsi di una Cina in ascesa" nella puntata de "La Rivista" sulla Rete Due di RSI – Radiotelevisione Svizzera.
The visit to Saudi Arabia made by the Chinese President Xi Jinping caught the attention of the media around the world. Against this background, the data collected by the researchers of the ChinaMed Project were cited by Isabella Borshoff in her article "China Moves into the Gulf" in The Wire…
“L’ipotesi di ritiro dell’Italia dalla Bri ha suscitato molta più attenzione e apprensione nei media italiani che in quelli cinesi. Sebbene non sia stato possibile coprire tutti i casi, il volume di articoli che hanno discusso la questione nei media italiani supera di gran lunga quello dei media cinesi. Questa discrepanza sottolinea la disparità percepita nelle relazioni economiche e diplomatiche tra l’Italia, una media potenza, e la Cina, una forza globale in crescita.”
Edoardo Agamennone is a Research Fellow at T.wai and Academic Director of the ChinaMed Business Program developed by the TOChina Hub, an integrated academic platform of the University of Torino, T.wai and ESCP Business School.
Giovanni B. Andornino is the Vice President of the Torino World Affairs Institute and Head of its Global China Program. He is an Assistant Professor of International Relations of East Asia at the University of Torino and the Secretary General of the China-Italy Philanthropy Forum.
Enrico Fardella is Director for Area Studies of the ChinaMed Business Program and Director of the ChinaMed Project. He is Associate Professor of the History Department of Peking University, Director of the Center for Mediterranean Area Studies of Peking University and Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars.
Kavinda Navaratne is the General Manager of the Torino World Affairs Institute and Italy Coordinator for the TOChina Hub, an integrated academic platform of the University of Torino, T.wai and ESCP Business School.