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Global China Pulse

Volume 1, Issue 2, 2022


Front Matter




  • The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, Paris Alignment, and the Role of China
    Petra Kjell Wright


  • Caught in the Crossfire: The Inter-American Development Bank and US–China Rivalry
    Benedicte Bull
  • Global China’s Knowledge Infrastructure: The Rise of International Development Studies in China
    Han Cheng
  • Gendered Space and Labour Control in a Chinese State-Sponsored Hydroelectric Project in Ecuador
    Rui Jie Peng
  • Chinese Finance in Venezuela: A Non-Interventionist Lender’s Trap
    Antulio Rosales, Kelsey Shaw
  • Chinese Capital’s Move into Upstream Oil Palm Plantations: Navigating Competing Sustainability Norms and Regulations in Indonesia
    Trissia Wijaya, Shofwan Al Banna Choiruzzad

Voices from the Ground

  • Chinese Legal Expertise in International Environmental Activism: A Conversation with Jingjing Zhang
    Hong Zhang, Jingjing Zhang
  • Piraeus versus COSCO: A Conversation with Anthi Giannoulou and Anastasia Frantzeskaki
    Kostantinos Tsimonis, Anthi Giannoulou, and Anastasia Frantzeskaki


  • Endangered Species Conservation and the Rise of Global China: A Conversation with Annah Lake Zhu
    Jessica DiCarlo, Annah Lake Zhu
  • Postwar Laos and the Global Land Rush: A Conversation with Michael Dwyer
    Juliet Lu, Michael Dwyer
  • African Agency in China’s Tea Trade: A Conversation with Ute Röschenthaler
    Miriam Driessen, Ute Röschenthaler
  • The Hong Kong–China Nexus: A Conversation with John Carroll
    Denise Y. Ho, John M. Carroll



About the Journal

ISSN: 2004-4607
Publisher: Lund University, Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies
Frequency: 2 issues/year

Global China Pulse (GCP) is an open access biannual publication that focuses on China’s international engagements in their various manifestations. Alongside the informational infrastructure The People’s Map of Global China provides, GCP offers a new space to publish content in a variety of styles and, possibly, experiment with different approaches and formats. GCP rests on two pillars: the conviction that today more than ever it is necessary to bridge the gap between the scholarly community, civil society, and the general public; and the related belief that open access is necessary to ethically reappropriate academic research from commercial publishers who restrict the free circulation of ideas.

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