33 min listening Time

Resuming the EU-China people to people dialogue, with Jean-Louis Rocca, Katja Drinhausen and Abigaël Vasselier



The high-level EU-China people-to-people dialogue is planned to be resumed this spring. The last installment happened in 2020, and this podcast episode looks at the relevance and aims of the format and what might be considered as a successful outcome. 

Claudia Wessling, MERICS Director of Communications and Publications, is joined by Jean-Louis Rocca, Katja Drinhausen and Abigaël Vasselier. Jean-Louis is a professor at the renowned Sciences Po University in Paris, and a member of the EU-funded project China Horizons – Dealing with a resurgent China, a project that MERICS is part of as well. Katja is the Head of Program for our Politics and Society research team at MERICS and Abigaël is a Director for Policy and European Affairs at the institute.

Logos China Horizons, Funded by the European Union

This podcast episode is part of the “Dealing with a Resurgent China” (DWARC) project, which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon Europe research and innovation programme under grant agreement number 101061700.

Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union. Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them.

Podcast Guest(s)
Jean-Louis Rocca
Professor at Sciences Po
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