By Federico Arcuri Once I started studying International Studies here in The Hague, I was not surprised by the considerable number of fellow Italian students. It is a well-known fact that more and more Italian students study abroad to escape a reality characterized by youth unemployment and lack of opportunities.
By Uilson Jones The staggering growth that China achieved in the years leading to the 21st century was quite an unexpected phenomenon. Many in political circles were not expecting such a dramatic rise in prominence of the Chinese state as it was relatively unimportant during the Cold War in comparison
By Federico Arcuri Nowadays, with China trying to strengthen its political and ideological influence abroad, it is increasingly common for mainstream media to mention the rise in Chinese investment and trade in Africa as an example of Chinese soft power. As a matter of fact, China is exploiting a favorable
By Alon Küster Last summer, I travelled to Shanghai to take part in a summer school on Chinese culture. The relationship between Confucianism and modern Chinese society stuck with me throughout my time there. Confucianism emphasizes personal integrity and the importance of community. Modern Chinese society has undergone many changes
By Alon Küster Introduction In this article, I will examine a specific government’s attempt at limiting the negative outcomes of game theory in practice and on a national scale. Looking at China’s social credit system, I will analyse how it regulates the behaviour of its population by enforcing certain outcomes