Björn Jerdén

Jun 26, 2020

China-Sweden Relations with Björn Jerdén

New Books Network 2020

In this episode Björn Jerdén from the Swedish Institute of International Affairs joins Andreas Bøje Forsby from NIAS to talk about Sweden-China relations which have taken a significant downward turn over the past couple of years. The conversation revolves around a number of specific topics that have recently dominated bilateral relations, including the “Gui Minhai” case, the assertive role played by the Chinese embassy in Stockholm, Chinese economic investments in Sweden, the Covid-19 pandemic and the US-China great power rivalry.

The Nordic Asia Podcast is a collaboration sharing expertise on Asia across the Nordic region, brought to you by the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS) based at the University of Copenhagen, along with our academic partners: the Centre for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at the University of Turku, Asianettverket at the University of Oslo, and the Forum for Asian Studies at Stockholm University.

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