Maritime Silk Road
Journal Article Review of Szadziewski, H. (2020). Converging Anticipatory Geographies in Oceania: The Belt and Road Initiative and Look North in Fiji.
Szadziewski (2020) argues that the geo-economic ambitions expressed in Fiji’s “Look North” policy and China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has imbued emotion into Fiji’s national landscape. Their geo-economic ambitions have met in Fiji in a way that has imbued national space with a “hope” of economic prosperity. This review analyses the effect of hope… Continue readingAnticipatory Geographies, Asia Investment Bank, Belt and Road Initiative, BRI, China, Coral Coast, Development Discourse, Emotion, Emotional geographies, Fiji, Hope, Look North, Maritime Silk Road, Moral geography, Power China, Power Construction Corporation of China, Sino-Fijian Relationship, Space, structural Re-adjustment, The Silk Road Ark Hotel
Journal Article Review of Sheng, F., & Smith, G. (2021). The Shifting Fate of China’s Pacific Diaspora.
In this article we review Sheng and Smith’s (2021) chapter, The Shifting Fate of China’s Pacific Diaspora in the edited book The China Alternative: Changing Regional Order in the Pacific Islands. Roxane de Waegh engages with Sheng and Smith’s (2021) material on the founding of a Chinese diaspora in the Pacific in the colonial period… Continue reading