Emilian Kavalski

Emilian Kavalski

Emilian Kavalski is the Li Dak Sum Chair Professor in China-Eurasia relations and international studies and the director of the Global Institute for Silk Roads Studies at the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China.

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Opinion | Proposed EU criteria for new members show wary Europe has China on its mind

A new system aimed at facilitating the membership of Balkan states will now require candidates to be evaluated on their ability to ‘tackle malign third-country influence’. This comes in the wake of EU warnings over the past year of China’s growing influence in Central and Eastern Europe.

14 Feb 2020 - 4:41PM

A new system aimed at facilitating the membership of Balkan states will now require candidates to be evaluated on their ability to ‘tackle malign third-country influence’. This comes in the wake of EU warnings over the past year of China’s growing influence in Central and Eastern Europe.

Proposed EU criteria for new members show wary Europe has China on its mind
Opinion | Putin’s reforms may be more about legacy building than power grabbing as he looks at retirement, Deng Xiaoping-style

After 20 years, Putin may be looking to protect his legacy by negotiating a controlled power handover in Russia, retiring from day-to-day administration while keeping a firm hand on policy direction as Russia’s father figure – much as China’s Deng Xiaoping did.

27 Jan 2020 - 9:33AM

After 20 years, Putin may be looking to protect his legacy by negotiating a controlled power handover in Russia, retiring from day-to-day administration while keeping a firm hand on policy direction as Russia’s father figure – much as China’s Deng Xiaoping did.

Putin’s reforms may be more about legacy building than power grabbing as he looks at retirement, Deng Xiaoping-style
Opinion | How to make the most of China’s accidental rise as a European power

Brussels has misread Beijing’s global aspirations – there is no grand plan behind Chinese acquisitions of European assets. But, as China becomes a stakeholder in Europe, the continent should adopt a pragmatic strategy to profit from this.

5 Apr 2019 - 12:16AM

Brussels has misread Beijing’s global aspirations – there is no grand plan behind Chinese acquisitions of European assets. But, as China becomes a stakeholder in Europe, the continent should adopt a pragmatic strategy to profit from this.

How to make the most of China’s accidental rise as a European power