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Beijing may be readying propaganda for virus ‘second wave’
27. March 2020|CEIAS Insights | 6 Min Read

Conspiracy theories may be paving the way for the Communist Party to duck blame if Covid-19 spikes again in China. Why are Chinese officials now peddling the sort of conspiracy […]

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Why using the term ‘Chinese virus’ isn’t quite right.
26. March 2020|CEIAS Insights | 6 Min Read

Being justly outraged over China’s spreading of conspiracy theories and hoaxes about the origin of coronavirus leads to some calling the virus ‘Chinese’ as a sign of resistance against Chinese […]

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China’s confrontational diplomacy in the ‘new era’
20. March 2020|CEIAS Insights | 8 Min Read

On March 12, 2020, new spokesperson of China’s ministry of foreign affairs (MFA) Zhao Lijian floated an idea on his Twitter account that the new coronavirus, which first started spreading in Wuhan, could […]

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China and the Frustrated Region: Central and Eastern Europe’s Repeating Troubles with Great Powers
17. February 2020|Research Papers | 1 Min Read

Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) had few historical opportunities to interact with China, but with the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the 16+1 platform, that changed dramatically in recent […]

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Between Defender of Values and Faithful Ally: Czech Approaches to China in the Prism of Role Theory Approach
16. February 2020|Research Papers | 2 Min Read

For two decades after 1989, the Czech Republic has been one of the most energetic campaigners of human rights internationally and in particular concerning China. Political reshuffling in 2012-2013, however, […]

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