Continental Vision: Eurasia according to China

Continental Vision: Eurasia according to China

Since the 19th century, geographers and other specialists have discussed the idea that Europe and Asia are not separate continents but actually joined together geographically to form a single continent of Eurasia. How is the idea of Eurasia viewed in China? Does the Belt and Road Initiative increase Chinese influence on the continent, and how does it affect the interests of the other Eurasian powers?

Nadège Rolland
, Senior Fellow, Political and Security Affairs, The National Bureau of Asian Research
Zhiguang Yin, Senior Lecturer, College of Humanities, University of Exeter

Commentator: Björn Jerdén, Head of UI's Asia Programme

Moderator: Mark Bassin, Professor of History of Ideas at Södertörn University and Associated Research Fellow at UI.

The Eurasia Seminar Series is jointly organized by the Swedish Institute of International Affairs and Södertörn University. It features seminars on Russian, Chinese and Turkish perspectives on Eurasia.



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