DPhil in Politics candidate and Rhodes Scholar at Balliol College, Oxford
Aug 03, 2021
U.S. Deputy of State Wendy Sherman recently talked with Vice Foreign Minister Xie Feng and Foreign Minister and State Councilor Wang Yi on her visit to China. As relations remain contentious, it’s important that both China and the U.S. keep communication channels plural, open, and as bilaterally reciprocated as possible.
Jul 22, 2021
The narrative on China’s influence is polarizing and provocative - is it based on fact or fiction?
Jun 25, 2021
Chinese President Xi Jinping announced his wish for China to take on a softer approach to the world surrounding it. That means dialling back their rhetoric and picking their non-negotiable issues wisely.
Jun 10, 2021
Hong Kong is a vital bridge and gateway for China to the rest of the world, and for the United States to China. China and the United States would be wise to maintain the city’s cosmopolitanism while reining in detrimental sanctions, respectively.
May 28, 2021
A recent trade deal between the EU and China has stalled in Europe’s governing body, a possible result of China’s soft power shortcomings that affect its public perception outside of the Pacific region.
May 08, 2021
Scholars and students have been caught in the crossfire as the Sino-American relationship takes a turn for the worse.
May 04, 2021
Chloé Zhao’s Oscar win is being censored in China. But Zhao’s story could serve as an inspiration and boost to the country’s soft power – if only cooler heads prevailed.
Apr 29, 2021
The current onslaught of racist attacks against Asian Americans in the United States is rooted in politics, both contemporary and historical, and is inextricably linked to the worsening geopolitical relations between the two largest powers in the world.
Apr 15, 2021
Existing narratives often portray LGBTQ+ issues to be a Western construct. The truth lies in China’s treasured heritage, which reveals a more tolerant past.
Mar 26, 2021
Anyone who’s paid attention knows that harmful rhetoric has penetrated the U.S.-China relationship to a worrying degree. It’s critical that the two nations find ways to rebuild a trusting, durable relationship.