The Belt and Road Podcast

Is the Belt and Road Initiative a 'Grand Strategy'? with Dr. Lee Jones

April 03, 2019 Season 1 Episode 10
The Belt and Road Podcast
Is the Belt and Road Initiative a 'Grand Strategy'? with Dr. Lee Jones
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The Belt and Road Podcast
Is the Belt and Road Initiative a 'Grand Strategy'? with Dr. Lee Jones
Apr 03, 2019 Season 1 Episode 10
Erik Myxter-iino / Dr. Lee Jones
Is the Belt and Road Initiative truly a 'Grand Strategy'? On this episode Erik speaks with Dr. Lee Jones who aims to look beyond the 'grand strategy' narrative to a state transformation analysis to understand the BRI.
Show Notes

On the 10th episode of the Belt and Road Podcast, Erik sits down with Dr. Lee Jones to discuss his latest co-authored work with Zeng Jinghan in Third World Quarterly entitled: "Understanding China's Belt and Road Initiative: Beyond 'grand strategy' to a state transformation analysis".

Dr. Lee Jones is a Reader in international politics in the School of Politics and International Relations at Queen Mary, University of London, and a Research Associate at the Asia Research Centre of Murdoch University in Perth, Australia. He specializes in the study of political economy, social conflict, state transformation and security in the global south, particularly in East Asia.

Recommendations:

Dr. Lee Jones - Fragmentation and Mobilization: Domestic Politics of the Belt and Road Initiative in China by Min Ye

Follow Dr. Lee Jones on @drleejones

Erik - In a honestly uncoordinated fashion also recommended Fragmentation and Mobilization: Domestic Politics of the Belt and Road Initiative in China by Min Ye

Follow on twitter @beltandroadpod 

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