In recent years, the idea of including happiness as a variable in political decision making is becoming increasingly popular and has found its way into […]Read More
In the ever-changing terrain of geopolitics in South Asia, an old player has re-emerged. In Afghanistan, in a mere twenty days after the withdrawal of […]Read More
The Use of Big Data and Surveillance Technology in the context of China’s Repression of the Uyghur-minority in the Xinjiang Region17. February 2021
Arbitrary mass surveillance and detention are Orwellian political tools; China should abandon use of them and release all those held in political education centers immediately. […]Read More
Introduction For nearly three decades, the frozen conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan has been largely omitted by the international community, despite continued breaches of ceasefire. […]Read More
In 2015, the government of Bangladesh proposed a relocation of the displaced Rohingyas to Bhasan Char island, in the Bay of Bengal, under its Ashrayan […]Read More
‘The crisis situation disproportionately affects women, girls, and the most vulnerable and marginalized Rohingya refugee population groups by reinforcing, perpetuating, exacerbating pre-existing, persistent gender inequalities, […]Read More
Carrot and stick: The question of power The transformation from threat to ‘benefactor’ has enabled China to talk the international community into thinking that it […]Read More
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Thai Linh is Regional Co-Director for Asia-Pacific.
Thai Linh holds a graduate degree in Development Economics from the Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nürnberg. Her interest in international economics and political economy sparked her primary research on the financial markets and the US-China trade war. Prior to her graduate studies, she gained a wide range of professional experiences in both public and private sectors. Thai Linh’s undergraduate major was in international relations with a focus on the rise of China and Asia’s middle powers. She went on exchange at the Yonsei University in Seoul as part of her studies and hosted her own talk show in the form of internet radio broadcast on campus. Growing up in Hanoi, Seoul, and Berlin, Thai Linh speaks Vietnamese, English, German and Korean.
Nikita Goch is Regional Co-Director for Asia-Pacific.
Nikita currently studies Political Science and Law at the University of Munich. He gained practical experience as a volunteer of the German Red Cross at the Vietnamese-German University in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, where he was mostly engaged in cultural education, as well as in simulation games of the Academy for Foreign Service and the Academy for Military Administration. Nikita speaks English, Spanish, French, Vietnamese, Russian and currently studies Chinese.