Hans Jørgen Gåsemyr

Senior Research Fellow

Hans Jørgen Gåsemyr (PhD) is a senior researcher at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) and a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen.

Gåsemyr’s background includes extensive social science and Chinese language and area studies from Norwegian and Chinese universities. His PhD and MA degrees are in political science. Gåsemyr has previously worked for the United Nations in Beijing and he has experience from national broadcasting. His research focus is on Chinese politics, including social and economic reforms and state-society relations, and Chinese actors and interests in relation to other countries and international institutions.

See Hans Jørgen's publications from UiB here.


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  • Breakfast seminar: Constructing China’s Belt and Road amidst Pandemic and War
    Event
    Fri 10 Jun 2022
    Time: 11:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI

    China’s Belt and Road Initiative is evolving, but the Covid-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine are stirring questions about its paths. Are the original Chinese visions and ambitions still intact and how are construction projects and overall plans affected?

  • The Belt and Road Initiative and New Regionalism
    Event
    Mon 25 Jan 2021
    Time: 15:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: Zoom

    While framed by China as an inclusive platform of multilateral cooperation, The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has been met with mixed perceptions in Europe. Join this webinar to learn more about the nature, dynamics and influence of the BRI.

  • Breakfast seminar: China as a Development Actor in Africa
    Event
    Mon 13 Jan 2020
    Time: 09:30 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI

    China’s role as an international development actor is growing. What is China hoping to achieve? How do African actors respond, and what are possible implications for Norwegian development policy?

  • Breakfast seminar: How does China view the world economy?
    Event
    Tue 19 Nov 2019
    Time: 09:30 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI

    We hear a lot about the slowing of China’s economic growth and the trade war with USA. How do Chinese researchers view the situation and what does it mean for other countries and Norway?

  • Chinese and Nordic Priorities in the SDG 2030 Agenda
    Event
    Tue 5 Feb 2019
    Time: 14:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: Studentsenteret, Universitetet i Bergen

    NUPI and CMI researchers meet in Bergen to discuss their ongoing work on Chinese and Nordic efforts towards the Sustainable Development Agenda. Erik Solheim, former leader of UN Environment, will comment and share insights from his vast development-related experiences.

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