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The Belt and Road Podcast

Erik Myxter-iino and Juliet Lu

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The Belt and Road Podcast

The Belt and Road Podcast

Erik Myxter-iino and Juliet Lu

10
Followers
101
Plays
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A podcast that covers the latest news, research and analysis of China's growing presence in the developing world.

Latest Episodes

Protests & Diplomacy in Central Asia: shifting roles of China, Russia, and Europe

Oyuna Baldakova, a PhD Candidate at the Free University of Berlin, shares her research on Chinese investment and Belt and Road developments in Russia (Lake Baikal, Siberia) and Central Asia. She explores how conflicting interests among local elites and...

31 minMAR 17
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Protests & Diplomacy in Central Asia: shifting roles of China, Russia, and Europe

Cross-Continental Connections: Disconnects and Mismatches along the China-Europe Freight Train Initiative

Prof. Dr. Linda Tjia explains the costs and benefits, the links and disconnects, and the domestic and global implications of the China-Europe Freight Train Initiative which connects multiple areas of Western China through Central Asia all the way to...

37 minFEB 15
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Cross-Continental Connections: Disconnects and Mismatches along the China-Europe Freight Train Initiative

China and the Taming of the Mighty Mekong - Brian Eyler

Juliet discusses the book "Last Days of the Mighty Mekong" with author Brian Eyler, Senior Fellow and Director of The Stimson Center’s Southeast Asia Program. Brian shares insights into the development politics of China's (and other countries')...

40 minJAN 25
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China and the Taming of the Mighty Mekong - Brian Eyler

Still Outsourcing Coal but Striving for Solar, Chinese Energy Investments in Cambodia - Lili pike

In this episode, Erik talks with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Fellow at NYU Journalism Institute - Lili Pike about China's involvement in Cambodia's energy sector, including an incredible story of a private Chinese furniture manufacturer who boug...

34 minJAN 9
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Still Outsourcing Coal but Striving for Solar, Chinese Energy Investments in Cambodia - Lili pike

More Friends, Fewer Funds along the BRI - Cecilia Joy-Perez

More and more countries have signed on to China's Belt and Road Initiative, but "the increase in political partners has not led to a comparable increase in commercial activity."

28 min2019 DEC 11
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More Friends, Fewer Funds along the BRI - Cecilia Joy-Perez

View from the Provinces: how sub-national politics fuel transnational networks - Tim Summers

The BRI and its roots in Chinese sub-national regional politics

38 min2019 NOV 14
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View from the Provinces: how sub-national politics fuel transnational networks - Tim Summers

Chinese Investment Through the Eyes of Mozambique's Elites - Lauren Baker

On this episode of the Belt and Road Podcast, Erik Myxter-iino speaks with former MacroPolo Summer Associate Lauren Baker - about her article that looks at differing opinions of governmental and non-governmental elite opinion of Chinese investment in Mo...

36 min2019 NOV 4
Comments
Chinese Investment Through the Eyes of Mozambique's Elites - Lauren Baker

Soy and Sinophobia: China's Place in Brazilian Agribusiness - Gustavo Oliveira

On episode 19, Dr. Gustavo Oliveira talks about Chinese agribusiness investments in Brazil, the rising importance of the soy trade between the two countries, and the ways domestic and international business interests have fanned the flames of Sinophobia...

71 min2019 OCT 21
Comments
Soy and Sinophobia: China's Place in Brazilian Agribusiness - Gustavo Oliveira

A Tale of Two Railroads: financing Chinese-built trains in Kenya and Ethiopia - Yunnan Chen

Yunnan Chen describes the debt financing negotiations and the implementation challenges which arise around two cases of Chinese-built railway projects in Kenya and Ethiopia.

34 min2019 SEP 30
Comments
A Tale of Two Railroads: financing Chinese-built trains in Kenya and Ethiopia - Yunnan Chen

Perceptions and Practices of Chinese hydropower investment in Vietnam and Myanmar - Nga Dao and Vanessa Lamb

Juliet Lu welcomes Vanessa Lamb and Nga Dao to discuss anti-Chinese sentiment in the hydropower sectors of Myanmar and Vietnam, highlighting some key contrasts in the histories of Chinese investment in each country and the challenges of anti-hydropower activism across the Mekong Re

36 min2019 SEP 19
Comments
Perceptions and Practices of Chinese hydropower investment in Vietnam and Myanmar - Nga Dao and Vanessa Lamb

Latest Episodes

Protests & Diplomacy in Central Asia: shifting roles of China, Russia, and Europe

Oyuna Baldakova, a PhD Candidate at the Free University of Berlin, shares her research on Chinese investment and Belt and Road developments in Russia (Lake Baikal, Siberia) and Central Asia. She explores how conflicting interests among local elites and...

31 minMAR 17
Comments
Protests & Diplomacy in Central Asia: shifting roles of China, Russia, and Europe

Cross-Continental Connections: Disconnects and Mismatches along the China-Europe Freight Train Initiative

Prof. Dr. Linda Tjia explains the costs and benefits, the links and disconnects, and the domestic and global implications of the China-Europe Freight Train Initiative which connects multiple areas of Western China through Central Asia all the way to...

37 minFEB 15
Comments
Cross-Continental Connections: Disconnects and Mismatches along the China-Europe Freight Train Initiative

China and the Taming of the Mighty Mekong - Brian Eyler

Juliet discusses the book "Last Days of the Mighty Mekong" with author Brian Eyler, Senior Fellow and Director of The Stimson Center’s Southeast Asia Program. Brian shares insights into the development politics of China's (and other countries')...

40 minJAN 25
Comments
China and the Taming of the Mighty Mekong - Brian Eyler

Still Outsourcing Coal but Striving for Solar, Chinese Energy Investments in Cambodia - Lili pike

In this episode, Erik talks with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Fellow at NYU Journalism Institute - Lili Pike about China's involvement in Cambodia's energy sector, including an incredible story of a private Chinese furniture manufacturer who boug...

34 minJAN 9
Comments
Still Outsourcing Coal but Striving for Solar, Chinese Energy Investments in Cambodia - Lili pike

More Friends, Fewer Funds along the BRI - Cecilia Joy-Perez

More and more countries have signed on to China's Belt and Road Initiative, but "the increase in political partners has not led to a comparable increase in commercial activity."

28 min2019 DEC 11
Comments
More Friends, Fewer Funds along the BRI - Cecilia Joy-Perez

View from the Provinces: how sub-national politics fuel transnational networks - Tim Summers

The BRI and its roots in Chinese sub-national regional politics

38 min2019 NOV 14
Comments
View from the Provinces: how sub-national politics fuel transnational networks - Tim Summers

Chinese Investment Through the Eyes of Mozambique's Elites - Lauren Baker

On this episode of the Belt and Road Podcast, Erik Myxter-iino speaks with former MacroPolo Summer Associate Lauren Baker - about her article that looks at differing opinions of governmental and non-governmental elite opinion of Chinese investment in Mo...

36 min2019 NOV 4
Comments
Chinese Investment Through the Eyes of Mozambique's Elites - Lauren Baker

Soy and Sinophobia: China's Place in Brazilian Agribusiness - Gustavo Oliveira

On episode 19, Dr. Gustavo Oliveira talks about Chinese agribusiness investments in Brazil, the rising importance of the soy trade between the two countries, and the ways domestic and international business interests have fanned the flames of Sinophobia...

71 min2019 OCT 21
Comments
Soy and Sinophobia: China's Place in Brazilian Agribusiness - Gustavo Oliveira

A Tale of Two Railroads: financing Chinese-built trains in Kenya and Ethiopia - Yunnan Chen

Yunnan Chen describes the debt financing negotiations and the implementation challenges which arise around two cases of Chinese-built railway projects in Kenya and Ethiopia.

34 min2019 SEP 30
Comments
A Tale of Two Railroads: financing Chinese-built trains in Kenya and Ethiopia - Yunnan Chen

Perceptions and Practices of Chinese hydropower investment in Vietnam and Myanmar - Nga Dao and Vanessa Lamb

Juliet Lu welcomes Vanessa Lamb and Nga Dao to discuss anti-Chinese sentiment in the hydropower sectors of Myanmar and Vietnam, highlighting some key contrasts in the histories of Chinese investment in each country and the challenges of anti-hydropower activism across the Mekong Re

36 min2019 SEP 19
Comments
Perceptions and Practices of Chinese hydropower investment in Vietnam and Myanmar - Nga Dao and Vanessa Lamb
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