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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

12 February 2024
In his essay, Roel Sterckx distils the ancient philosophies that flow through China’s contemporary geopolitics.

The essay appears in Undercurrents – essays below the surface of China’s geopolitics, a collection of essays, introduced by political theorist Ties Dams (ed.), in which eminent European scholars share their view of what’s shaping China’s geopolitics. The collection is a collaboration of the Clingendael China Centre and LeidenAsiaCentre funded by the China Knowledge Network.