Insa Ewert is a Research Fellow and Doctoral Candidate at the German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA). Her research focuses on E.U.-China relations, in particular in the field of trade and investment policy. She is also interested in the Belt and Road Initiative and China’s relations with Southeast Asia. She regularly publishes in various blogs and outlets, is quoted in international media, and is part of Young China Watchers’ global editorial team. Her professional experience includes working with the German Development Cooperation (GIZ) in Beijing, the European Parliament in Brussels, the Delegation of the European Union to Indonesia, and the EU Mission to ASEAN. She holds an M.A. in Development Studies and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Vienna.

Last Updated: August 15, 2018



How To Fight China’s Sharp Power

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There is a debate raging about China’s sharp power and how to defend against it, whether it’s investment screening, shuttering Confucius institutes, or forcing visa reciprocity for journalists. But how does a fractious, divided world not only resist...



Can China Supplant the U.S. in Europe?

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From May 31 to June 2, Premier Li Keqiang will visit Germany and Belgium, to “further deepen and enrich China’s relations with the European Union (EU) at a time of increasing global uncertainty,” according to an article in China’s state newswire...