Welcome to my website!
I am a research fellow at the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) working on China's foreign and technology policy, EU-China relations, the politicization of technical standardization, and Hong Kong affairs. I remain an associate research fellow with my previous employer, the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI). Thanks a lot for your interest in my work. You can also find and follow me on Twitter.
My new book is out: "China's Foreign Policy Contradictions"!
My book "China's Foreign Policy Contradictions" is published by Oxford University Press! Read the blurb and join one of the book launches!
Out now: The China factor in Russia's war
If the European Union deals with China, it must defend its own values and interests, mind its long-term room for maneuver, and learn to defuse tensions. In my DGAP Analysis, which is based on five scenarios, I show how.
Europe's new standardization strategy - my take
Today, Thierry Breton and Margrethe Vestager presented the EU's long-awaited new tech standardization strategy. Is it living up to the expectations?
New report out: China’s Digital Power. Assessing the Implications for the EU
Today, the Digital Power China research consortium, a group of European engineers and China experts, has published its first report that I have edited. Find out more!
Out now: My new study on China's Standardization approach titled "The Shape of Things to Come: The Race to Control Technical Standardisation"
Today, the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, in partnership with the Swedish Institute of International Affairs, published my new study "The Shape of Things to Come: The Race to Control Technical Standardisation".
Out now: What Germany needs to do about China
The German Council on Foreign Relations has launched a report strategizing about Germany's (potential) new foreign policy. Read my take on China and what I think Germany should do.
"Innovative Technologies and standardization in geopolitical perspective": Hearing at the Foreign Affairs Committee of the German Parliament
On 7 June 2021, I addressed the Foreign Affairs Committee of the German Parliament (Auswärtiger Ausschuss des Deutschen Bundestags). The hearing focused on the technology rivalry and technical standards. Watch the video.