CHERN Joint Working Group Conference in September 2022 at Inalco, Paris

CHERN is organizing a joint working group conference in Paris on 2 and 3 Sept, hosted by Inalco. The programme consists of a series of roundtables, a keynote and intensive workshops and networking opportunities organized by the CHERN Working Groups. The topic of the event is China in Europe in Times of Global Disruption.

The draft program of the event is given below, and there is an open call for submission of applications to participate in the Working Group workshops on the second day. Looking forward to meeting you in Paris this fall!

Note that participants will be selected and invited based on their application, on the basis of appropriate fit and expertise with the respective workshop theme and aim, and attentive to inclusiveness policies of COST and CHERN. Invited participants are eligible for financial reimbursement for travel and living costs according to COST rules – see annex 1 – for the whole conference. You can find the contact details for each workshop in the call.


Draft Programme CHERN Joint WG Conference Paris, Inalco 2-3 September 2022

China in Europe in Times of Global Disruption


Friday 2 September – Inalco (Maison de la recherche – 2 rue de Lille, 75007 Paris)

9.15-09.30         Opening of the conference

09.30-11.00  Roundtable I “Implications of the Ukraine War on Europe-China relations: Perceptions and Prospects“ Moderators: Agota Revesz, Pal Nyiri & Agnes Szunomar 

11.00-11.15        Coffee break

 11.15 -13.00      Roundtable II “Francophone Research on Global China” Moderator: Sebastien Colin                   

13.00-14.00 Lunch (“own”expenses)

14.00-14.45       Roundtable III “EU-China cooperation for the green transition” Moderators: Agnieszka Mccaleb and Roberta Rabellotti

14.45-15.00 short break with coffee and tea

15.00-15.45       Roundtable IV “How can Europe achieve strategic autonomy in digital tech from China?” Moderator: Tim Rühlig

15.45 – 16.15 Networking break with refreshments

16.15-17.30       Keynote

18.00 Cocktails


Saturday 3 September – Inalco (Pôle des Langues et Civilisations, 25 rue des Grands Moulins, 75013 Paris)

09:30-11:00 Parallel Workshop sessions of the Working groups I (see call for participation)_

11:00-12:30 Market place of Ideas: Networking and exchange of research ideas and projects. Sign up here.

12:30 -13:30 lunch buffet (“own” expenses)

13.30-15.00 Parallel Workshop sessions of the Working groups II (see call for participation)

15.00-15.30 Network coffee and tea

15:30-16.30 Wrap up session – Research and Policy take aways and the CHERN agenda

16.30-17.30 Strategy and planning meetings of individual WGs (hybrid)

19.00 Dinner on a barge (péniche) on the Seine River
near the Pôle des Langues et Civilisations (“own” expenses)

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