Adrian Zenz researches China’s ethnic minority policy, minority education systems, and public recruitment practices in Tibet and Xinjiang. Zenz is a researcher and Ph.D. supervisor at the European School of Culture and Theology, Korntal, Germany. He has authored Tibetanness under Threat (Global Oriental, 2013) and co-edited Mapping Amdo: Dynamics of Change (Prague: Oriental Institute, 2017). Recent publications also include the articles “The Limits to Buying Stability in Tibet: Tibetan Representation and Preferentiality in China’s Contemporary Public Employment System” for The China Quarterly (with Andrew M. Fischer) and “Chen Quanguo: The Strongman Behind Beijing’s Securitization Strategy in Tibet and Xinjiang” for China Brief (with James Leibold).

Last Updated: February 6, 2018

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04.24.19

Is This the End of Belt and Road, or Just the Beginning?

Nadège Rolland, Adrian Zenz & more
On April 25-27, China’s government will host the leaders of dozens of countries to celebrate the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), the signature foreign policy program of Xi Jinping. Since its founding in October 2013, the BRI now covers more than 150...

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02.05.18

Is the Belt and Road Anti-Democratic?

Nadège Rolland, Tim Summers & more
During her visit to Beijing, Shanghai, and Wuhan January 31-February 2, Prime Minister Theresa May attempted to improve her country’s trade relations with China—an increasingly important partner for the post-Brexit United Kingdom. And yet, May was...