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Dr.
Falk
Hartig

Falk Hartig holds a MA (Sinology and Journalism) from the University of Leipzig. From 2007 to 2009 he was deputy chief editor of the magazine “Cultural Exchange”, published by the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, ifa). In 2009 he was a visiting fellow at Xinhua News Agency in Beijing and a research assistant at the German Institute of Global and Area Studies in Hamburg. From 2010 to 2012 he was a PhD student of Media and Communication at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia, working on “Confucius Institutes and the Rise of China”. He writes for German journals and magazines and is the author of a book about the Communist Party of China.

His current research focuses on China’s public and cultural diplomacy, China’s global image and the internationalization of Chinese media.

Project / Institute / Department: 

Institut für Ostasiatische Philologien

Additional Address Information: 

Senckenberganlage 31

Street / P.O. Box: 

Senckenberganlage 31

Postcode (ZIP Code): 

60324

City: 

Frankfurt am Main

Country: 

Germany

Phone: 

069-79825413

AFRASO Projects: 

AFRASO Publications: 

Hartig, Falk ; 2015 ; 中国的软实力与非洲的孔子学院 (China’s Soft Power and Confucius Institutes in Africa) ; 非洲黄皮书非洲发展报告No.17(2014~2015)(Yellow Book of Africa: Annual Report on Development in Africa) ; Institute of West Asian and African Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences ; Social Science Academic Press ; Beijing ; 94-110
Hartig, Falk ; 2014 ; Ungeschickte Weltmacht: China möchte sein Image verbessern – und steht sich dabei selbst im Weg ; Internationale Politik ; November/Dezember 2014 ; Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik ; 50-52
Hartig, Falk ; 2014 ; The Globalization of Chinese Soft Power: Confucius Institutes in South Africa ; CPD Perspectives on Public Diplomacy: Confucius Institutes and the Globalization of China’s Soft Power ; Jian Wang ; Figueroa Press ; Los Angeles ; 47-65
Hartig, Falk ; 2013 ; Konfuzius, Schumpeter und die chinesischen Medien – wie China versucht, seine Sicht der Dinge zu verbreiten ; China in den Augen deutscher Medienbotschafter ; Oliver Radtke ; New Star Press ; Peking ; 153-177
Hartig, Falk ; 2014 ; Konfuzius sagt: Klasse statt Masse ; Kulturaustausch-Zeitschrift für internationale Perspektiven ; II/2014 ; 61
Hartig, Falk ; 2016 ; How China Understands Public Diplomacy: The Importance of National Image for National Interests ; International Studies Review ; DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/isr/viw007
Hartig, Falk ; 2015 ; Die entscheidende Rolle der Außendarstellung - Chinas Gesicht in seiner Auswärtigen Kulturpolitik ; Kultur und Außenpolitik Handbuch für Wissenschaft und Praxis ; Kurt-Jürgen Maaß ; Nomos ; 389-396
Hartig, Falk ; 2014 ; Confucius Institutes as innovative tools of China’s cultural diplomacy ; Chinese Politics and International Relations: Innovation and Invention ; Nicola Horsburgh, Astrid Nordin, Shaun Breslin ; Routledge Warwick Studies in Globalisation ; New York ; 121-144
Flew, Terry & Hartig, Falk ; 2014 ; Confucius Institutes and the Network Communication Approach to Public Diplomacy ; The IAFOR Journal of Asian Studies ; Vol. 1, No.1 ; 27-44

Pages

Talks / Lectures: 

Hartig, Falk ; 2015 ; Potentiale und Herausforderungen der chinesischen Soft-Power-Strategie am Beispiel der Konfuzius-Institute ; S3-A: Chinese Cultural Policies and Confucius Institutes in Africa, S3-A: Chinesische Kulturpolitik und Konfuzius Institute in Afrika ; Ringvorlesung: Entwicklungen der Kulturpolitik in Ostasien ; Universität Köln
Hartig, Falk ; 2014 ; New Public Diplomacy vs. Old Public Diplomacy - The Case of China's Confucius Institutes ; S3-A: Chinese Cultural Policies and Confucius Institutes in Africa ; ISA International Convention “Spaces and Places: Geopolitics in an Era of Globalization” ; Toronto
Hartig, Falk ; Media in China in early 21st century: Changes, Continuities, and Challenges, WiSe 2015/16 ; S3-A: Chinese Cultural Policies and Confucius Institutes in Africa, S3-A: Chinesische Kulturpolitik und Konfuzius Institute in Afrika ; Goethe University Frankfurt
Hartig, Falk ; 2013 ; Making Foreigners to serve China’s image: How China engages international stakeholders in its cultural diplomacy – the examples of Confucius Institutes and Panda Diplomacy ; S3-A: Chinese Cultural Policies and Confucius Institutes in Africa ; Imagining Globality: China’s Global Projects in Culture ; China Institute University of Alberta, Edmonton
Hartig, Falk ; 2014 ; Is it the Economy, Stupid? China Daily and the Representation of China abroad ; S3-A: Chinese Cultural Policies and Confucius Institutes in Africa ; 2014 CMC Conference: China’s Media Go Global ; Tsinghua University Beijing
Hartig, Falk ; Introduction to Chinese Foreign Policy and Diplomacy, WiSe 2014/15 ; S3-A: Chinese Cultural Policies and Confucius Institutes in Africa, S3-A: Chinesische Kulturpolitik und Konfuzius Institute in Afrika
Hartig, Falk ; 2013 ; Cultural organizations and mutual learning: the case of Confucius Institutes ; S3-A: Chinese Cultural Policies and Confucius Institutes in Africa ; Culture and Understanding in China-Europe Relations ; Clingendael Institute Netherlands Institute for International Relations, Den Haag
Falk Hartig ; 2016 ; Cultural Exchange and Image Management: The Case of Confucius Institutes in Africa ; S3-A: Chinese Cultural Policies and Confucius Institutes in Africa, S3-A: Chinesische Kulturpolitik und Konfuzius Institute in Afrika ; Building Images: Exploring 21st Century Sino-African Dynamics through Cultural Exchange, Media Representation, and Translation ; University of Nottingham
Falk Hartig ; 2014 ; Confucius Institutes: The Strategies, Opportunities and Challanges of China's Most Prominent and Controversal Public Diplomacy Instrument ; S3-A: Chinese Cultural Policies and Confucius Institutes in Africa, S3-A: Chinesische Kulturpolitik und Konfuzius Institute in Afrika ; The Soft Power of Hard States ; Newcastle University
Hartig, Falk ; 2014 ; Confucius INstitutes: The Gobalization of Chinese Public Diplomacy - The Case of Africa ; S3-A: Chinese Cultural Policies and Confucius Institutes in Africa, S3-A: Chinesische Kulturpolitik und Konfuzius Institute in Afrika ; The Nottingham International Symposium: Theory and Practice of Chinese public diplomacy ; University of Nottingham
Hartig, Falk ; 2014 ; Confucius Institutes: The Globalization of Chinese Soft Power – the Case of (South) Africa ; S3-A: Chinese Cultural Policies and Confucius Institutes in Africa ; CPD 2014 Annual Conference “A New Era in Cultural Diplomacy: Rising Soft Power in Emerging Markets” ; USC Center on Public Diplomacy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Hartig, Falk ; 2015 ; Confucius Institutes in Africa – A new Soft Power Instrument in the Making? ; S3-A: Chinese Cultural Policies and Confucius Institutes in Africa, S3-A: Chinesische Kulturpolitik und Konfuzius Institute in Afrika ; African Asian Encounters (II): Re-Thinking African-Asian Relationships: Changing Realities – New Concepts ; Kapstadt
Flew, Terry & Falk Hartig ; 2013 ; Confucius Institutes and the Network Communication Approach to Public Diplomacy ; S3-A: Chinese Cultural Policies and Confucius Institutes in Africa ; Australian & New Zealand Communication Association Perth Conference 2013 ; Perth
Hartig, Falk ; 2013 ; Confucius Institutes and China’s Public Diplomacy – A western Perspective ; S3-A: Chinese Cultural Policies and Confucius Institutes in Africa ; Zhou Enlai School of Government, Nankai University, Tianjin
Hartig, Falk ; 2014 ; Confucius Institutes and China’s International Image Management ; S3-A: Chinese Cultural Policies and Confucius Institutes in Africa, S3-A: Chinesische Kulturpolitik und Konfuzius Institute in Afrika ; Rhodes University, Grahamstown
Hartig, Falk ; 2014 ; Confucius Institutes and China’s International Communication ; S3-A: Chinese Cultural Policies and Confucius Institutes in Africa, S3-A: Chinesische Kulturpolitik und Konfuzius Institute in Afrika ; China Foreign Affairs University, Peking
Hartig, Falk ; 2016 ; Communicating China to the World – the Role and Future of Confucius Institutes in Africa, China and the Changing Geopolitics of Global Communication ; S3-A: Chinese Cultural Policies and Confucius Institutes in Africa, S3-A: Chinesische Kulturpolitik und Konfuzius Institute in Afrika ; University of Westminster
Hartig, Falk ; 2014 ; China’s Public Diplomacy: explaining China to the world through external communication and image management ; S3-A: Chinese Cultural Policies and Confucius Institutes in Africa, S3-A: Chinesische Kulturpolitik und Konfuzius Institute in Afrika ; Joint Conference on China’s Emerging Role in Asia in international and interdisciplinary perspective ; Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau
Hartig, Falk ; 2015 ; China‘s Public Diplomacy towards Africa ; S3-A: Chinese Cultural Policies and Confucius Institutes in Africa, S3-A: Chinesische Kulturpolitik und Konfuzius Institute in Afrika ; Workshops: China‘s Public Diplomacy towards Africa ; School of International and Intercultural Communication, TU Dortmund
Hartig, Falk ; 2013 ; Chinas Geopolitik und ihre kulturelle Unterstützung ; S3-A: Chinese Cultural Policies and Confucius Institutes in Africa ; WIKA-Workshop 2013 Kulturelle Faktoren von Geopolitik ; Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)

Publications: 

Book:

2008: Die Kommunistische Partei Chinas heute: Von der Revolutions- zur Reformpartei. Frankfurt/New York: Campus Verlag, 2008.

Book chapters:

2015: "The Latest Round of China's Panda Diplomacy", in: Wang, Jian (ed.): Rising Soft Powers: China, Los Angeles: USC Center on Public Diplomacy, 59-62.

2014 (mit Cheng Mai): „Innerparteiliche Demokratie in der Kommunistischen Partei Chinas: Instrument stärkerer Interessensvermittlung oder bloß ein Mittel zum Machterhalt?“, in: H. Heinelt (Hrsg.): Modernes Regieren in China, Baden-Baden: Nomos, 41-62.

2012: "Confucius Institutes: The Star of China’s Cultural Diplomacy", in: H. K. Anheier; B. Lorentz (eds.): Bridging the Trust Divide: Cultural Diplomacy and Fostering Understanding between China and the West, Essen: Stiftung Mercator, 88-95.

2009: "Mit Konfuzius ins 21. Jahrhundert: Chinas Auswärtige Kulturpolitik", in: K-J. Maaß (Hrsg.): Kultur und Außenpolitik – Handbuch für Studium und Praxis, Baden-Baden: Nomos, 401-410.

Journal articles:

2013: "Panda Diplomacy: The Cutest Part of China’s Public Diplomacy", in: The Hague Journal of Diplomacy, Vol.8, No.1, 49-78.

2012: "Cultural diplomacy with Chinese characteristics: The case of Confucius Institutes in Australia", in: Communication, Politics & Culture, Vol. 45, 256-276

2012: "Confucius Institutes and the Rise of China", in: Journal of Chinese Political Science, Vol.17, No.1, 53-76.

Reviews:

2013: Review of Who’s afraid of China? The Challenge of Chinese Soft Power by Michael Barr (Zed Books, 2011), in: Europe-Asia Studies, Vol. 65, No.1, 164-165.

2012: Review of Soft Power in China: Public Diplomacy through Communication by Wang Jian (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), in: Chinese Journal of Communication, Vol.5, No.4, 477-480.

2012: Review of Alternative Weltordnungsmodelle? IB-Diskurse in China by Nele Noesselt (VS Verlag, 2010), in: Zeitschrift für Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik, 2/2012, 347-348.

2010: Review of Charm Offensive: How China’s Soft Power is transforming the World by Joshua Kurlantzick (Yale University Press, 2007), The Dragon’s Hidden Wings: How China rises with its Soft Power by Sheng Ding (Lexington Books, 2008) and Soft Power: China’s emerging Strategy in International Politics by Li Mingjiang (ed.) (Lexington Books, 2009), in: Bochumer Jahrbuch zur Ostasienforschung, 34/2010, 290-297.

2010: Review of What does China Think? by Mark Leonard (Fourth Estate, 2008) and Wie China debattiert. Neue Essays und Bilder aus China by Heinrich Böll Stiftung (Heinrich Böll Stiftung, 2009), in: Internationale Politik und Gesellschaft (IPG), 2/2010, 170-175.