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How to make sense of the dramatic escalation in Hong Kong on 1st July? - Dr Andreas Fulda's media commentary


Dr Andreas Fulda appearing on Sky News.

Monday, 1st July 2019 marked the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to China. It was also the day when young protesters stormed and vandalised the city parliament building. In his continuing commentary on Hong Kong's popular uprising, Dr Andreas Fulda has put these dramatic escalation in perspective. By clicking the channel names, you can view Dr Fulda's interviews on Sky News, France 24, BBC Radio Nottingham, as well as Al Jazeera.

Dr Fulda has specialized in the fields of democratization studies; philanthropy and civil society; citizen diplomacy; and EU-China relations. His book 'The Struggle for Democracy in Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong' (Routledge, 2019) will be published in August 2019. The following three explainer videos summarise key takeaways: Dr Fulda’s motivation to write the book, overcoming ‘mountaintopism', and theories of and for political change.

For media requests please contact Dr Fulda by email or via direct message on Twitter @AMFChina.

Posted on Thursday 11th July 2019

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