Sinan Chu

Whither Chinese IR? The Sinocentric Subject and the Paradox of Tianxia-ism

International Theory | 2022

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    International Theory

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    Chapter in Edited Volume | 12/2022

    Nichtwestliche Perspektiven in den Internationalen Beziehungen

    Wie sollten wir durch die Beschäftigung mit Erfahrungen und Perspektiven aus dem Nichtwesten über die Mainstream- bzw. disziplinären Internationale Beziehungen hinausgehen? Der vorliegende Aufsatz untersucht die wichtigsten Forschungsprojekte der letzten beiden Jahrzehnte, die sich auf die Untersuchung „nichtwestlicher IB“ beziehen.

    Dr. Sinan Chu

    Research Fellow

    Millennium: Journal of International Studies | 10/2022

    Fantastic Theories and Where to Find Them: Rethinking Interlocutors in Global IR

    This article explores an alternative approach to engaging with non-Western IR theories, which the author refers to as the embedded observer approach.

    Dr. Sinan Chu

    Research Fellow

    GIGA Focus Asia | 4/2021

    One Hundred Years of Solitude: The CCP Tests Its Claim to Global Leadership

    The Chinese Communist Party celebrated itself at home as a progressive force that brought prosperity and overcame the pandemic. Internationally, geopolitical rivalries are growing. In GIGA Focus Asia, the author recommends how the EU should react to China's claim to global leadership.

    Prof. Dr. Heike Holbig

    Senior Research Fellow / Editor GIGA Focus Asia


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