News Archive 2020

Chinese investment in Europe: Entering an uncharted territory?

7 Dec 2020

Thematic Workshop 

Organized by Working Group I (Strategic sectors and infrastructure development) of CHERN COST Action CA18215, Center for Economic and Regional Studies, Hungary and Department of Government and Politics, University College Cork, Ireland 

Date: 14. 12. 2020, 10.00 Central European Time (CET) / 9.00 Western European Time (WET) / 17.00 China Standard Time (CST) 

Online Forum: Zoom 

Please use the following link to join the event: 

Programme (based on CET time zone) 


10.00-10.10 Opening  

Agnes Szunomar, Head of CHERN Working Group I, Senior Research Fellow, Head of Research Group on Development Economics, IWE CERS and Associate professor, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary

10.10-10.30 Unpacking EU policy-making towards China: Perspectives on the EU foreign investment screening mechanism 

Bas Hooijmaaijers, Assistant Professor and Chenhui Research Fellow, School of Advanced International and Area Studies, East China Normal University and Research Fellow, Leuven International and European Studies Institute, KU Leuven

10.30-10.50 Feeding China? The Politics of Chinese investment in European Agriculture and Food Sector 

Niall Duggan, Department of Government and Politics, University College Cork, Ireland

10.50-11.10 Sino-German cooperation in Agriculture and Food Sector 

Eva Sternfeld, Advisor Science Dialogue and S&T Platform, Sino-German Agricultural Center (DCZ), Beijing, China

11.10-11.30 Chinese investment into European health sector 

Anabela Santiago, PhD student of Public Policies, Social, Political and Territorial Sciences Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal 

11.30-12.00 Joint discussion 

For more on this story contact:

Dr. Niall Duggan

Department of Government and Politics

University College Cork



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