Book Voting Round III

We are reading another book in November! Kindly help us decide what to discuss next.

1. Steven Jackson: “China’s regional relations in comparative perspective. From harmonious to strategic partners” (More about this book a.o. at
2. Frank Pieke: “Knowing China” (More about this book a.o. at
3. Carl Minzner: “End of an Era” (More about this book a.o. at

Discussion will be set towards early December. Refer to our website, or our twitter and facebook pages for updates on the final discussion date.

If you want to join the study group and/or don’t want to use our online poll just write an e-mail to

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Study Group Book Voting Round II

The voting period on the second book to be discussed in the study group is now over. This month’s winner is Haunted by Chaos by Sulmaan Wasif Khan.

The other books that were nominated were is A Nation-State by Construction by Suisheng Zhao and Robert Weatherley’s Making China Strong: The Role of Nationalism in Chinese Thinking on Democracy and Human Rights.

Reading period will be until the beginning of August. The discussion will most likely take place on the first weekend of August. If you want to join the debate write to Julia.