Bridging the Gaps between European and Chinese Civil Societies

  • Mark Pixley
  • Karen Lim
Part of the The Nottingham China Policy Institute Series book series (NCP)


The above quote is indicative of an increasing consensus among concerned China scholars that there is a dire need for innovative solutions to bridge the communication and collaboration gap between Europe and China. As Eberhard Sandschneider argues:

[A] lack of trust and mutual respect characterizes Western-Chinese relations to such an extent that it impairs core strategic interests on both sides. Despite hundreds of delegations and thousands of exchange students, both China and the West are far from reaching a level of mutual understanding necessary for enduring and sustaining bilateral relations.2


Civil Society Social Entrepreneurship Interactive Session Sustainable Consumption Chinese Participant 
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  • Karen Lim

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