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Chinese Narratives on “One Belt, One Road” (一带一路) in Geopolitical and Imperial Contexts
This article reviews Chinese-language writings on the ideas of a Silk Road Economic Belt and Maritime Silk Road that have proliferated in the last few years, now under the aegis of and visualized as
Area studies and geography: Trajectories and manifesto
We introduce the following set of essays on reformatting the relationship between area studies and geography and reflect on our individual and collective negotiation of this relationship. This leads
Reordering China, Respacing the World: Belt and Road Initiative (一带一路) as an Emergent Geopolitical Culture
Since it was set out in speeches by China’s Premier Xi Jinping in September and October 2013, discussion of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has proliferated in China. We argue that the scale and
The COVID-19 pandemic: territorial, political and governance dimensions of the crisis
As editors of Territory, Politics, Governance, we want first and foremost to express our solidarity with those affected and impacted directly by the COVID-19 pandemic. While none of us is untouched
Introduction: Research agendas raised by the Belt and Road Initiative
We introduce this symposium on the politics and spaces of China’s Belt and Road Initiative, locating the papers as concept explorations resting on case studies that contextualize and historicize Belt
Transecting Security and Space in Phnom Penh
Our paper examines everyday interactions of money, power, and security in Cambodia's capital city of Phnom Penh, informed by a series of transects and interviews. When Phnom Penh hosted the
China’s Contingencies: Critical Geopolitics, Chinese Exceptionalism and the Uses of History
ABSTRACT This paper examines the intimate relationship between narratives emanating from China and their uses of Chinese history, and how such perspectives inform China’s geopolitical positioning and