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Major Project: The New Silk Road

01.10.2018

Since 2014, one section of the New Silk Road rail route has directly connected Chongqing in central China with the city of Duisburg in the heart of Europe. What is the significance of this major project for Sino-European cooperation? On 11 October 2018, representatives of academia, politics and industry will come together at the Fourth International Forum in Duisburg to explore this issue.

The Confucius Institute Metropolis Ruhr and the Institute of East Asian Studies (IN-EAST) at the University of Duisburg-Essen are expecting a large number of international guests to attend the event, which is co-organized by Fudan University and the China Center for Contemporary World Studies.


Final station – the Yuxinou cargo train arrives in the port of Duisburg, where one of the sections of the New Silk Road ends

Amelie Erxleben

The Forum will be opened by H.E. Bolat Nussupov, Kazakhstan’s Ambassador to Germany.

The panel discussion will take place at the Intercity Hotel, Mercatorstraße 57, Duisburg, at 2.30 p.m. and is open to the public.

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Please register by email by Friday, October 5: konfuzius-institut@uni-due.de or telephone: +49 (0) 203 306 3131.

Panellists will include.
- Astrid Skala-Kuhmann Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
- Anna Engström European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
- Zhang Jun Fudan University
English-German interpretation will be provided.

Editor: Sarah Reimann, Confucius Institute Metropolis Ruhr
Tel. +49 (0) 203 306 3137 or 3131, konfuzius-institut@uni-due.de

Weitere Informationen:

http://www.uni-due.de/konfuzius-institut/cec-duisburg2018
http://www.cec-duisburg.org

Beate Kostka M.A. | idw - Informationsdienst Wissenschaft

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