Chinese-Danish Relations

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dc.contributor.author Brødsgaard, Kjeld Erik
dc.date.accessioned 2010-11-25
dc.date.accessioned 2010-12-14T11:11:47Z
dc.date.available 2010-12-14T11:11:47Z
dc.date.issued 2010-12-14
dc.identifier.isbn x656602634
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/8223
dc.description.abstract Denmark was among the first countries in the world to recognize the People’s Republic of China. The created a good foundation for the development of a special relationship between China and Denmark, culminating in Prime Minister, Poul Hartling’s meeting with Mao in October 1974 and characterized by further intensification of political, economic and cultural relations from the beginning of the 1980s. The recent agreement to establish a joint Sino-Danish University Centre in Beijing constitutes yet another high point. However, there have also been incidents of tension and conflict. This paper will especially address three of these incidents: the “cartoon crisis” of August 1967, the Danish criticism of China’s human rights record in the spring of 1997, and the controversy relating to the Dalai Lama’s visit to Denmark in May 2009. It is argued that the costs of pursuing a policy towards China based on normative considerations have become too high and is difficult to harmonize with a new Danish foreign policy of active internationalism. en_US
dc.format.extent 18 en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.title Chinese-Danish Relations en_US
dc.type wp en_US
dc.accessionstatus modt10dec13 peed en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Asia Research Centre en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort ARC en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Asia Research Centre en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort ARC en_US
dc.idnumber x656602634 en_US
dc.publisher.city Frederiksberg en_US
dc.publisher.year 2010 en_US
dc.title.subtitle The Collapse of a Special Relationship


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