BACES Leaflet is out!

BACES has produced a leaflet explaining in broad terms what the platform stands for, when it was founded, what its mission and purpose is, and gives a very short overview of some of the projects it is currently involved in, such as those in connection to investment, innovation & technology transfer, competition, and governance & representation. [...]

August 8th, 2017|

Workshop report – “EU-China relations: actual conditions and future perspectives”

6-7 July 2017-  Workshop: EU-China relations: actual conditions and future perspectives The workshop "EU-China relations: actual conditions and future perspectives" (Ghent University, 6-7 July 2017) was, on the one hand, the logical follow-up to the workshop "Opportunities and Challenges: China-EU Regional Cooperation in One-Belt-One-Road" held at Sichuan University from 22 to 24 May 2017, and, on the other [...]

July 28th, 2017|

Announcement: international conference on BRICS and Global Governance on 8 September 2017 at Egmont Palace

7 July 2017 -  International Conference on BRICS and Global Governance, 8 September 2017 at Egmont Palace. An international conference will take place at the Egmont Palace in Brussels on 8 September 2017. The conference is organised by BACES, the Egmont Institute, Confucius Institute at VUB and the Embassies from 5 BRICS countries (i.e., Brazil, Russia, India, [...]

July 7th, 2017|

Joint PhD awarded to Yating Zhao by Renmin University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Double PhD degree for Yating Zhao (RUC-VUB) Following a PhD contract between Renmin University of China (RUC) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Yating Zhao submitted her dissertation, and both universities are happy to announce that on the 15 May 2017, Yating Zhao successfully defended her PhD at Renmin University. Her public defense was preceded by an equally [...]

May 31st, 2017|

EU Day At Sichuan University

9 May 2017 -  EU DAY AT SICHUAN UNIVERSITY 9 May 2017 is the 60th anniversary celebrating European Integration. To mark the occasion Sichuan University held an EU DAY  event on its Wangjiang Campus. As in previous years (2015 - Kunming and 2016 - Guizhou), it was organised by the BACES Sichuan University Office. About [...]

May 10th, 2017|

Brexit: The End of the Sino-British “Golden Era”?

15 May 2017     On 29 March the United Kingdom officially notified the European Union that it is leaving the EU. On the one hand the UK starts the tough negotiations with the EU, and on the other hand it starts to think of relationships with other major powers, with its future status as a [...]

April 24th, 2017|

The Taiwan Issue and EU-China Relations

4 May 2017   Taiwan is a sensitive issue in Chinese foreign policy. The One China Policy is one of the foundations for all major powers in the world to manage relationships with China. The Trump Administration in the United States reconfirmed its position just recently. The European Union always adhered to the One China [...]

April 24th, 2017|

Panel Discussion: “Public Diplomacy – the Chinese and EU Approaches”

3 May 2017       The EU-Asia Centre, together with the Confucius Institute of the VUB and the Brussels Academy for China and European Studies (BACES), invite you to a panel discussion on ‘Public Diplomacy – the Chinese and EU Approaches’ on 3 May. China’s increasing importance on the global stage coincides with its [...]

April 24th, 2017|

Three new projects get the go-ahead under the BACES umbrella

24 March 2017 -  Three new projects got the go-ahead for implementation by the BACES Board. The three projects have different formats and different start dates, but one will start in March 2017 and all three will run in 2017. Project 1: The Role of Normative Power in EU Foreign Policy and Its Implication for [...]

March 24th, 2017|
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