China

An NLP Analysis of the Sinocism Newsletter

Two and a half years ago I subscribed to Bill Bishop’s Sinocism Newsletter to aggregate and streamline my news consumption on China and Sino-US relations. I don’t regret it. Through Bill’s newsletter, I came upon another newsletter, ChinaAI, which is the work of Jeffrey Ding from the Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford. Both

Accommodation in the Shadow of Hierarchy

Across the globe, states vary greatly in their willingness to accommodate China’s interests. How can we explain this variation?

Winning Hearts and Minds or Stoking Resentment?

One facet of China’s foreign economic activities at the center of scholarly and policy debates is its foreign aid practices. Does Chinese aid bolster or tarnish China's image?