Limited Welcome: Protecting the Media from Hostile Foreign Influence

A new policy paper by Ivana Karásková and Matej Šimalčík deals with the issue of protecting media from hostile foreign influence. Authors argue that media needs to be seen as a strategic industry. Especially during crises, such as COVID-19, external...

One China under media heaven: How Beijing hones its skills in information operations

Ivana Karásková wrote an analysis for the European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats on China‘s information operations in CEE. Traditionally, China’s influence toolbox has contained a mixture of public diplomacy and propaganda targeting political and economic...

Handbook for Stakeholders: China’s Sticks and Carrots in Central Europe

The unique study of China‘s employment of ‘sticks’ and ‘carrots’ in its outreach towards Czechia, Slovakia, Poland, and Hungary is now also available in the form of a shortened handbook for stakeholders. The handbook presents the most important...

China’s Sticks and Carrots in Central Europe: The Logic and Power of Chinese Influence

A new comparative study of the MapInfluenCE project has revealed that China has been using a targeted mix of ‘carrots’ and 'sticks' to increase its influence in Central European countries. Findings reveal that China does not use a...

Handbook for Stakeholders: Empty Shell No More: China’s Growing Footprint in Central and Eastern...

The new CHOICE (China Observers in Central and Eastern Europe) audit now comes also in the form of a handbook for stakeholders. The handbook summarizes the key takeaways from the unique audit of 17+1 undertaken by CHOICE. The full-length...

Empty Shell No More: China’s Growing Footprint in Central and Eastern Europe

The result of the first collaborative research project of scholars from the CHOICE network is now out! The new CHOICE (China Observers in Central and Eastern Europe) audit reveals that the People’s Republic of...

Perception of China Among V4 Political Elites

This policy paper by CEIAS (SK as a coordinating institution) and Association for International Affairs (CZ), Central, Eastern European Center of Asian Studies (HU), and Center for International Relations (PL) aims to explore the perception of China...

Could There Be a Common China Strategy for the Region of Central and Eastern...

This briefing paper summarizes the views and comments of participants of the second China Observers in Central and Eastern Europe 1 (CHOICE) International Working Seminar held on April 11-12, 2019, in Prague, Czech Republic (click here...

Images of China in Czech and Hungarian Parliaments

The policy paper represents the first and so far only study of the Czech and Hungarian parliamentary discourses on China of this complexity, depth and historical scale, covering period from 1993 (1990 respectively) till the end of 2018.

What Do Central and Eastern European Countries Want from China? Assessing 16+1 and Its...

This briefing paper summarizes the views and comments of participants during the first China Observers in Central and Eastern Europe (CHOICE) International Working Seminar held on November 20-21, 2018, in Prague, Czech Republic. The...
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