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Distant Relatives? Germany and China | Wolfgang Röhr

  • Wooden Box 9 Qinghai Lu Shanghai (map)

This is a Hopkins China Forum event, co-organized with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation

Distant Relatives? Germany and China at the Heart of Europe and Asia
Wolfgang Röhr

Many expect Germany, Europe’s largest economy, to “lead” Europe, while China as the world’s most populous country and its second largest economy is a natural candidate to lead Asia. What do they have in common? Where can they cooperate? Where are sources of possible conflict?


Monday 14 March 2016 | 19.00 – 20.30

Wooden Box
9 Qinghai Lu

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Wolfgang Röhr is Senior Research Fellow at the German Studies Center of Tongji University and former Consul General for Germany in Shanghai. He studied law in Hamburg, Tübingen and Geneva, and holds a PhD in Law from Hamburg University. From 1978 to 2014, he served in the German Foreign Service, for six years in the Political Department of the Embassy in Beijing and eight years as Consul General in Shanghai. He also directed the East Asia Desk at the Foreign Office and was Ambassador and Head of the Task Force China-Germany. He also served at Geneva, New York, Tel Aviv, Hong Kong, and Lisbon, and was a member of the German Delegations at the United Nations, the Committee on Disarmament, NATO, the European Union and the Western European Union.