Book review: “Sinicization and the Rise of China: Civilizational Processes Beyond East and West” by Peter Katzenstein (ed.)

Sinicization and the Rise of China: Civilizational Processes Beyond East and West. By Peter Katzenstein (ed.) Routledge, 2013. 313 pages. R$ 153, 51 (kindle,
Sinicization: sinicisation, sinofication, ...


China’s Grand Strategy to Become No. 1

Book review: The Hundred-Year Marathon: China's Secret Strategy to Replace America as the Global Superpower. By Michael Pillsbury. Henry Holt and Co Publishers, 2015. 336 pages, $15.58, kindle (
Of all the ...


The Politics of China’s Amazonian Railway

In January 2015, construction of the so-called Grand Interoceanic Canal (usually called Nicaragua Canal) has finally begun. If completed, the canal would be the largest civil-engineering and construction project in the ...


Entrevista: “Dinheiro chinês é chance única de integrar fisicamente América Latina”

- Entrevista com Oliver Stuenkel, autor do livro "BRICS e a ordem global"
- Para especialista, Brics mantém dinamismo político, apesar de desaceleração econômica
- Investimentos da China no Brasil vão de trem ...


Book review: “Will China Dominate the 21st Century?” by Jonathan Fenby

Book review: Will China dominate the 21st century? By Jonathan Fenby. Polity, 2014. 154 pages. R$ 17,80 (kindle,
Published by the Australian Institute of International ...


The missing 1.3 billion

Missing China:A world map depicting social connections on Facebook (
Post-Western World's facebook page's roughly fifteen thousand followers ("fans") hail from 45 ...


A Contest for Supremacy in Asia?

Book review: A Contest for Supremacy. China, America, and the Struggle for Mastery in Asia. By Aaron L. Friedberg. W.W. Norton & Company, 2011. 385 pages. R$ 32,46 (, kindle)
Britain launched the ...


China and the Rise of Competing Modernities

Book review: When China Rules the World. The Rise of the Middle Kingdom and the End of the Western World. by Martin Jacques. Penguin, 2012, 848 pages (U$ 15.14, paperback,
Five years ago, Martin Jacques ...


Brazil should join China’s new development bank

Observation: This article was published on March 19. On March 27, Brazil announced that it would join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.This move will grant Brasília a seat the table during discussions about the ...


Entrevista com o jornal Brasil Econômico sobre o Banco Asiático de Investimento em Infraestrutura (AIIB)

Banco de investimento chinês cria era de multipolaridade, diz especialista
Oliver Stuenkel, especialista da FGV em emergentes, diz que os EUA usam a ajuda militar como principal moeda de troca para impedir a adesão de ...