Recent Lectures

"Scheitert China? Aktuelle politische, soziale und ökonomische Herausforderungen", Universität Heidelberg, 02.07.2016


"Perspektiven für die Kommunalbeziehungen mit China", Oldenburg, 23.06.2016


"Hongkong: Vom 'Hort der Korruption' zur 'Hauptstadt der Korruptionsbekämpfung' - Imagewandel dank Eindämmung struktureller Korruption", Annweiler, 29.04.2016


"China: Zur Relevanz innerer Strukturen für außenpolitische Handlungslogiken", BAKS Berlin, 10.02.2016


"Chinas innere Dynamik und die außenpolitischen Folgen", Universität Heidelberg, 27.01.2016


"China - Supermacht des 21. Jahrhunderts? Wirtschaftliche, soziale und politische Dimensionen", Aschaffenburg, 13.01.2016




Selected Talks and Lectures in English




"Climate Change and Environmental Issues in China: The Role of Non-State Actors in Environmental Politics", International Conference on Climate Change, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Imphal (Indien), 23.09.2015


"The Public Debate on Environmental Challenges in China", Special Lecture at the International Seminar on Climate Change, Development, Social Transition and Social Policy", Assam University, Silchar (Indien), 21.09.2015


"Current Issues in Sino-Indian Relations", Presidency University, Kolkata (Indien), 11.09.2015





"The Dilemma of political reform in China", Heidelberg, 10.12.2014


"Background and conditions of experimental policy design in China", University of Zurich, 05.12.2014


"Responding to the Environmental Crisis in China", Panel-Chair, EACS Conference, Braga/Coimbra, 23.07.2014


"China's Role in a globalized world - domestic conditions for Chinese foreign policy", Berlin, 07.04.2014


Function of local experiments and models for institutional change in China", Berlin, 14.02.2014





"Cultural organizations and mutual learning: China - Europe", Clingendael - Institut für Internationale Beziehungen, Den Haag, 19.09.2013


"Cross-boundary water resource management in a non cooperative context: the case of Eastern Himalaya", European Consortium of Political Research, Bordeaux, 05.09.2013


"Regional cooperation among states and civil society organisations on trans-boundary river basins: the example of the Brahmaputra", Institute of Social Sciences, Neu Delhi, Indien, 30.08.2013 


"Cross-boundary water resource management in a non-cooperative context: the case of Eastern Himalaya", BPBA, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 28.08.2013


"Transboundary river basins as regional commons and hydroelectric dam constructions in Eastern Himalaya", Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University Bangkok, Thailand, 22.08.2013


"Fighting Corruption in Cina", Madariaga College of European Foundation,
Bruessels, 09.07.2013


"Rural governance in China: the example of village elections", Torino World Affairs Institute, Italien, 05.07.2013