Hans Jørgen Gåsemyr
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.
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Projects All projects
Research project | 2019 - 2023 (Ongoing)
How can liberal open societies reap the benefits of open economies, but at the same time protect their legitimate security interests? In the project “Consequences of Investments for National Security”...
Research project | 2018 (Completed)
How and why is China strengthening its position in the major development banks?...
Research project | 2018 - 2019 (Completed)
What are Chinese priorities in relation to the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and how do Chinese actors promote their interests and prospects for international cooperation?...
Research project | 2018 - 2021 (Ongoing)
Annual symposium that highlights the importance of the social disciplines in Norway-China research cooperation. ...
Events All events
EventFri 10 Jun 2022Time: 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?
EventMon 25 Jan 2021Time: 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.
EventMon 13 Jan 2020Time: 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?
EventTue 19 Nov 2019Time: 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?
EventTue 5 Feb 2019Time: 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.
Articles All articles
3 Jan 2022
What is the role of Russia, the Arctic and Asia in global politics? How are these societies developing? How do international trade, innovation and po1