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Eric C. Hendriks @ericchendriks Bonn, Beijing, Amsterdam

Social theorist writing about the global power structure and China's place in the world. University of Bonn. Formerly: PKU, Mannheim, UChicago. Views my own.

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Can’t really translate but thousands of Chinese netizens rewriting ancient Chinese poetry in mourning of the loss o… https://t.co/DatS5m4u1F
Retweeted by Eric C. Hendriks @MariaRepnikova So, this would be a Russia example, but I've seen this fallacy most often in the Middle Eastern con… https://t.co/H8GP7zBQN8 @MariaRepnikova Indeed, the predominant bias of US IR pundits is robbing all other players and regions of agency. E… https://t.co/PHKNE003en
8/9
2020
China’s strong turn against liberalizing forces should be dated to:
Retweeted by Eric C. Hendriks @elonmusk @lexfridman My two cents are that if an extrasolar civilization ever visits or contacts us in some way, i… https://t.co/TfnpIIeEIl @SiemeTeuling Wow. Things are getting out of control rapidly. Not good. @SiemeTeuling 1. There was engagement prior 2000. 2. The People’s Republic is presently the leading industrial pow… https://t.co/JACptkgWH7There’s a valid point somewhere in that tweet, but the framing “Engagement with China, pro or con?” is nonsensical.… https://t.co/s3yObWOeaL @DiffuseDivus @OlafLeeuwis Het is een standaard geworden. De meest universiteiten vinden de TOEFL niet erg goed, ma… https://t.co/1sp5BKVIxG @DiffuseDivus @OlafLeeuwis Ik heb op Berkeley en UChicago gestudeerd en ik heb als onderwijsconsultant in Peking le… https://t.co/btiLJR3p5KI understand many Indians (and Americans and Australians) are angry at the Chinese government. But we shouldn't tak… https://t.co/DAHgOc9RXQSorry for going all Obi-Wan Kenobi on you guys, but in these times of escalating Sino-Anglosphere and Sino-Indian t… https://t.co/LbCmqHxdCD
8/8
2020
I was posting on WeChat about the platform’s temporary ban in the US, and tried to look up the executive order text… https://t.co/4sV39o0gInI’m not a teenager with funky dance moves (anymore), so I’m not in a position to access how big of a deal TikTok’s… https://t.co/GjmNwQio5z @_is_a_trickster It does and it should, as China has, of course, rapidly modernized in recent decades in industry a… https://t.co/QSYSTxmwni @_is_a_trickster Plus, I’d say the rule of law, mass education, industrialization, some academic ‘freedom’ and scie… https://t.co/elnlzjxW3c
8/7
2020
@sdmgaillard Yeah. Sigh. The struggle is real. 😊I am looking forward to new billboards around Washington: “Resolutely support the “5 cleans”! Comprehensively deepe… https://t.co/ZD5ZO5FcM5
Retweeted by Eric C. Hendriks @sdmgaillard Just send it elsewhere. @joneslinda Perhaps the latter, but the discourse will have real political effects, even if some of its more promin… https://t.co/Mq7MOpzlNlNice new coinage: Digital Pax Americana versus Digital Pax Sinica. https://t.co/hvTXhXoROSAlso, see the episode titled "Trump's F*** China Moment: An Attitude, Not a Strategy" on @littleredpods. https://t.co/NIpC1PsP3N
8/6
2020
Nathan: "They seem to believe that China wants to extend its political model to the rest of the world, including Am… https://t.co/BkHjCin2TiSinologist and political scientist Andrew Nathan explains in detail why the White House's China policies are unstra… https://t.co/fa2loEem4BOur latest episode, featuring @osmastro, @gadyepstein and @limlouisa on reasons behind the rapid downward spiral in… https://t.co/B4EfAZyo8y
Retweeted by Eric C. Hendriks @Blogaap Met dat soort knullige censuurpogingen laat een universiteitsbestuur zich in de kaarten kijken. @Blogaap De Australische universiteiten staan van twee kanten onder enorme druk. Het meest nare verhaal vind ik nog… https://t.co/Ol3hFVLoLB
8/5
2020
@GeertenWaling *Dat wil zeggen: hij voert hem vanuit China en ik volg hem vanuit Duitsland. @jjvvhh @paulvdbas Hij is nog wel een echte China-noob trouwens. Zijn interpretaties van de Chinese maatschappij zijn niet veel soeps. @GeertenWaling Volg zijn campagne vanuit China op de voet via fb. @jjvvhh @paulvdbas Ja. Hij is echt kandidaat en hij heeft het beschreven profiel. Ik heb hem als fb-contact en volg… https://t.co/NI1yb2OtIlOf course, other countries, including the United States, have all kinds of massive inefficiency-producing structure… https://t.co/yi5mWcgtufThe official route is usually too complicated, so business people and local Party leaders set up informal alliances… https://t.co/NnDRqdlqOT @Blogaap Dat men dat niet meer wil inzien, toont hoe groot de ideologische druk (en verblinding) geworden is.I spoke to a businesswoman in Beijing whose well-running business required further investment for future growth. Sh… https://t.co/LVMQJBNk4LWestern intellectuals & elites have indeed often been too ideological to admit that authoritarian capitalism might… https://t.co/F609nQtdyY
8/4
2020
@eric_m_hendriks @SujetShams @Leolucassen Ik ben een olieman in het Midden Oosten in mijn vrije tijd. :-)"These academics draw on ancient Chinese thinkers who counseled stern rulership, along with Western critics of libe… https://t.co/qo0HuDtFuI
Retweeted by Eric C. HendriksChina does have thousands of years of history, and if you actually study it, it is replete with emperors and genera… https://t.co/okgrDUNUN0
Retweeted by Eric C. Hendriks @parlementor @njroode O gangster.https://t.co/gxDuV3QhqySowell showed that we often put things upside down by trying to explain what’s common & likely instead of what’s un… https://t.co/kR4UHSF9D1 @ConceptualJames Perhaps this is why reading novels is so important: If you haven’t read some famous work, you’ll a… https://t.co/3Y2ZAIF1xj @Gerbanuspaulus @SujetShams Latijnse naam? 🤔 @ConceptualJames How is it that many people of the “2+2=not necessarily 4 and perhaps 5”-gang don’t realize they wa… https://t.co/1TcwFz6ENOA chart I did up with @RolandMRajah. In 2001 (when China acceded into the WTO), over 80% of countries with data ava… https://t.co/2u1itAsfsC
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8/3
2020
In Bourdieusian terms, I’m a classical case of low economic capital relative to cultural capital (not that I have m… https://t.co/QE4qvISfXMHow I traveled through Beijing in 2015. https://t.co/xBZKYTJ6kD @SujetShams O nee, gatsie: dát soort tokkies. Nee, ik dacht dat het om leuke tokkies ging. @SujetShams Op mijn muurtje zijn trollen en twitter-tokkies altijd welkom. Stuur ze anders door. Bij mij kunnen ze… https://t.co/06NuiybhE6It's from a 2018-article that Dr. Corr published in his journal: https://t.co/t0pgXW48xa It's an absurd piece, unin… https://t.co/VQnZtNd9fVCriticism is good. But stop pretending "the CCP" is an entity fully separate from the mainland Chinese population;… https://t.co/8A6gbZGAec @enzoreds @JavierBurdman @FriedrichHayek @ConceptualJames @jlowijk With my thread, I tried to stir trouble in (my)… https://t.co/PWHSDFJNzG @jlowijk @enzoreds @FriedrichHayek @ConceptualJames Horkheimer had an early aversion to Weber's value-free approach… https://t.co/cc5ImMyV1z @enzoreds @FriedrichHayek @ConceptualJames @jlowijk https://t.co/sOw8uNbCKI @JavierBurdman @enzoreds @FriedrichHayek @ConceptualJames @jlowijk *Sullivan @JavierBurdman @enzoreds @FriedrichHayek @ConceptualJames @jlowijk Yeah, I noticed that in Horkheimer's Traditional… https://t.co/81E9gjZufL @enzoreds @FriedrichHayek @ConceptualJames @jlowijk Sorry, I had to repost because I couldn't take that I messed up… https://t.co/3X5Q0uP60y @enzoreds @FriedrichHayek @ConceptualJames @jlowijk Horkheimer: “Selbst zu bestimmen, was sie leisten ... soll ...… https://t.co/fh2WJd9wx1 @enzoreds @FriedrichHayek @ConceptualJames @jlowijk Wait, but isn't Horkheimer's essay on Traditional and Critical… https://t.co/7FNkmyem8m @jlowijk @FriedrichHayek @ConceptualJames @enzoreds Hmm. @FriedrichHayek @ConceptualJames @enzoreds @jlowijk Horkheimer: “Selbst zu bestimmen, was sie leisten ... soll ...… https://t.co/lREHxnT2BG @FriedrichHayek @ConceptualJames @enzoreds? @jlowijk? @FriedrichHayek @ConceptualJames In conclusion😊, I hear this (see quote) when people say “critical theory” and ther… https://t.co/CialqowwkY @FriedrichHayek @ConceptualJames In the end, the Frankfurter Schule wasn’t so great. A collection of ideologues, sc… https://t.co/Ge1tbufVAt @FriedrichHayek @ConceptualJames Anyway, for me, “critical theory” still means theorizing something to either chang… https://t.co/oIdYpoO63m @FriedrichHayek @ConceptualJames And the early critical theory had positive valuations too: Benjamin’s paean of mes… https://t.co/pFvTikbAyw @FriedrichHayek @ConceptualJames Well, the more I think about it, the more I realize how the early 20th century cri… https://t.co/HpJ8CHMF0x @FriedrichHayek @ConceptualJames Also, with Horkheimer and Adorno, despite their gloom, there was the idea of commu… https://t.co/pPwW8j3Bpu @FriedrichHayek @ConceptualJames There always was the “Everything is power” bias. But what is put under ‘everything… https://t.co/wZzVoPK0W3 @FriedrichHayek @ConceptualJames Critical theory was anti-capitalist, activist & focused on power. But the early th… https://t.co/iUkozc7lG2
8/2
2020
@jkuipers_ Aha! 😊 So a coincidence. @maartenvna Het is niet erg grappig, dus dat maakt de grap-these wel aannemelijk.Why do regional trains in Cologne, Germany, have “Wuhan China” written on them? Saw it twice now. Perhaps it’s a pr… https://t.co/Qtqslcl6d1 @EwoutKlei @dsuurland And these numbers don't even include all the self-censorship that could have been reported but was self-censored! 😉 @gatisp_ @PeterSmartpower @robkhenderson #TeamPogulis @paulvdbas @EvaVlaar Ik snap ook niet zo goed waarom sommige mannelijke opinisten toch zo de neiging hebben om in p… https://t.co/xupVQKvEXNOr perhaps I should have said: identitarian and narrowing thing.Sullivan is one of the great public intellectuals of our time. But what strikes me as odd is his and… https://t.co/v99lCkuWhb
8/1
2020
@SujetShams Welke dialoog? @AriTeman @bariweiss I'm in. ❤️*other places, such as ChinaWhen the French opened their first steam engine-driven factories, no one declared an Industrial Revolution 2.0. We… https://t.co/xW8O0d5LHYAll Third Industrial Revolution as far as I’m concerned. And it doesn't matter that a significant portion of innova… https://t.co/nt17ffNq6tAll the behemoth firms that presently lead in AI and 5G are either old Silicon Valley companies, new Silicon Valley… https://t.co/lyqpYgbqMpThe First Industrial Revolution started in Lancashire around 1800 and was driven by steam engines and the Spinning… https://t.co/2V6IBZz0rUI know everyone has books to sell, but I balk at the Fourth Industrial Revolution being declared just a few years a… https://t.co/Fn2idJeUve
7/31
2020
Well, they're big countries. Not such a big revelation, I suppose. 😄 [What obvious fact will I 'discover' tomorrow?]I just noticed that the five countries with most SARS-CoV-2 cases are the *BRICS*—the acronymous category that inte… https://t.co/XD0KU0E5mN @basblokkernrc Politieke grafredes hebben een lange en glorieuze geschiedenis. https://t.co/KcPHlxOd5O @Taaldokter @nrc Ik kwam trouwens ook weinig lange zinnen tegen in De Avonden. En de tijd dat ouderen in lange zinn… https://t.co/dYxAGR68Ko @joristeer @Scholars_Stage Ha, I had just read this thread. 😊
7/30
2020
“Chinese labourers brought to work in the project embodied Chinese sovereignties as they remained subject to Chines… https://t.co/lgrTl4TAAV
Retweeted by Eric C. Hendriks @MarkVerspoor 1. Je hebt gelijk Mark. 2. Sujet, je handelt en denkt helemaal niet "als een vent". Ik krijg allemaal… https://t.co/5eP0cXMeDz @HaraldDoornbos NYT is erg bezig met het vertellen van verhalen die bij een bepaalde politieke kleur horen. Daar he… https://t.co/VicJmqVlkA @wierdduk @MaartenDevant @rubengischler @VDHanson Nou goed, zo kunnen we het relativeren. 😂 Maar: https://t.co/zyEueX2dLX @MaartenDevant @rubengischler @VDHanson Het verschil is dat het nu niet om een relatief onbelangrijk land in het MO… https://t.co/dP64jguqJn @rubengischler @MaartenDevant @VDHanson Ja, maar kijk nou eens naar het citaat. Hij stelt of suggereert dat China b… https://t.co/2iX3HAThIB @MaartenDevant @rubengischler @VDHanson Wat ziek om zoiets op papier te zetten in de rol van expert. @MaartenDevant @rubengischler @VDHanson Goed, het écht schokkende is dat hij suggereert dat de virusuitbraak China… https://t.co/Ip7Q9ELGhk
7/29
2020

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