China in the Mid Med


The China in the Mid Med conversation series -
A Joint Project of Tel Aviv University's Department of East Asian Studies and Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, with the ChinaMed research network.

Organizers and Hosts:

Prof. Enrico Fardella - Director, Chinamed Project; Director, Center for Mediterranean Area Studies, Peking University.

Dr. Ori Sela - Chair, Department of East Asian Studies, Tel Aviv University.

Dr. Brandon Friedman - Director of Research, Moshe Dayan Center.

Conversation with Efraim Halevy, former Director of Mossad and Israel's Ambassador to the EU.

Conversation with Deborah Lehr, Vice-Chairman and Executive Director, Paulson Institute.


Conversation with Romano Prodi, former President of the EU Commission and Italy PM and Justin Lin Yifu, Dean, Institute of New Structural Economics, Peking University and former Senior Vice President of the World Bank.

Conversation with Jia Qingguo, Professor and former Dean of the School of International Studies of Peking University, and member of the Standing Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.


Conversation with Michael Pettis, Professor of Finance at Peking University.

Conversation with Edward Luttwak, US Department of Defence.