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Hans Jørgen Gåsemyr

Postdoctoral fellow
  • E-mailHans.Gasemyr@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 21 73+47 930 27 005
  • Visitor Address
    Christies gate 15
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7802
    5020 BERGEN

China-focused research and teaching

Research areas
Chinese politics and society (state-society, organizations, welfare and economy, international relations) 

Op-ed media articles, public and thematic lectures, frequent media interviews.

See my CV

Sampol222 Chinese Politics and Society (fall 2017)

Other contributions such as lectures to various courses and presentations

 

Academic
Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen (2015): "Twenty Years of Mobilising around AIDS in China: The Main Actors and Influences behind Organisational Growth." Asian Studies Review, Volume 39, Issue 4, pp. 609-626.

Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen (online Feb 2017): "Navigation, Circumvention and Brokerage: The Tricks in the Trade of Developing NGOs in China." The China Quarterly, publication date March 2017.

Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen (2016): "Gir det mening å sammenlikne arbeidsmigrasjon og velferd i Europa og Kina?" (Does it make sense to compare work migration and welfare in Europe and China?), (commentary article, in Norwegian). Norsk statsvitenskapelig tidsskrift, Volume 32, Issue 2, pp. 197-206.

Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen (2016): "Networks and Campaigns but Not Movements: Collective Action in the Disciplining Chinese State", Journal of Civil Society, Volume 12, Issue 4, pp. 394-410.

Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen (in review): "International Support to Civil Society in China: Breaking New Ground through Informal Institutions." 

Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen (in review): "Building NGO-Government Relations within Authoritarian Constraints: The Case of Selective Cooperation Around AIDS in China."

 

Papers
Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen and Tor Midtbø: Perceptions of Inequality and Power Disparity in China: Trends Toward more Critical Opinions? Paper presented at the Nordic Association of China Studies conference in June 2015.  

Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen and Tor Midtbø: Communist Party Members and Their Attitudes towards Inequality and Redistribution in China. Paper presented at Nordic Center, Fudan University, seminar in October 2015. 

 

Popular/media
Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen (2017): Kina mot og med Trump, Dagens Næringsliv, 19. januar.
Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen (2016): Den nye femårsplanen: tiltak, aktører og utfordringer, i Norsk klimastiftelse, Kinas grønne revolusjon, rapport 4/2016.
Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen (2016): Fem kritiske år for Kina, Dagens Næringsliv, 12 March.
Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen (2014): Norge prøvde å gå mot strømmen, NRK Ytring, 10 September.
Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen (2014): Nye Kina viser muskler, Bergens Tidende, 16 March.
Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen (2014): Ukraina sett fra Asia, Aftenposten, 6 March.
Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen (2013): På sporet av den kinesiske drømmen, Bergens Tidende, 3 June.
Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen (2012): Sju tøffe menn får tøff jobb, Bergens Tidende, 17 November.

Academic article
  • 2017. Navigation, circumvention and brokerage: the tricks of the trade of developing NGOs in China. The China Quarterly. 86-106.
  • 2016. Networks and campaigns but not movements: collective action in the disciplining Chinese State. Journal of Civil Society. 394-410.
  • 2015. Twenty Years of Mobilising around AIDS in China: The Main Actors and Influences behind Organisational Growth. Asian Studies Review. 609-626.
  • 2013. På sporet av den kinesiske drømmen. Bergens Tidende.
Report
  • 2020. From careful participant to budding partner: China in the Sustainable Development Agenda. 2/2020. 2/2020. .
  • 2020. China’s role in the Sustainable Development Agenda: Considerations for Norway. 5/2020. 5/2020. .
  • 2020. China in the Sustainable Development Agenda: Key environmental issues and responses. 4/2020. 4/2020. .
  • 2020. China in the Sustainable Development Agenda: Key Institutions for International Engagement . 5/2020. 5/2020. .
  • 2020. China in the Sustainable Development Agenda: Contributions to health and education. 3/2020. 3/2020. .
  • 2018. China and Multilateral Development Banks: Positions, Motivations, Ambitions. .
  • 2016. Kinas nye femårsplan: tiltak, aktører og utfordringer. .
Lecture
  • 2018. "Towards a new Chinese Welfare State – Perceptions about Distributive Justice in China." Closing conference .
  • 2017. Hvis gigantene kolliderer: Kina i verden mot og med Trump.
  • 2016. Sino-Nordic academic relations.
  • 2016. Global Challenges: Benefits, Risks, Governance .
  • 2016. Getting across.
  • 2016. Chinese Policies, Developing Countries and Oil.
  • 2015. Make and invent: Innovation politics in China.
  • 2015. Developing NGOs in China and international influences.
  • 2014. Kina med Mao og så videre.
  • 2014. Chinese civilization and culture; The Politics behind Contemporary China; How the Chinese System Works - Politics and Economic Development.
  • 2013. Kinesisk politikk i en globalisert verden.
  • 2013. Kina: gammel, tradisjonell, moderne, mektig, sårbar.
  • 2013. Chinese civilization and culture; The Politics behind Contemporary China; How the Chinese System Works.
Popular scientific lecture
  • 2017. Hva skjer rundt Filippinene.
  • 2016. Kina – hva skjer.
  • 2016. Hva vil Kina?
  • 2015. Hva vil Kina?
  • 2014. Kina 2013 - mektig, men ingen supermakt.
  • 2014. Du gamle kineser! Velferd og sosialpolitikk i verdens mest folkerike land.
  • 2014. Do we understand China.
  • 2013. Politikeren Mao Zedong.
  • 2013. Kina etter Mao: endringer, spenninger, tradisjoner.
  • 2013. Culture, communication challenges, public images (English translation).
  • 2012. Kina - stormakt, utviklingsland eller begge deler.
Academic lecture
  • 2017. Unpacking and measuring OBOR.
  • 2017. Give but not take: How China’s Communist Party members think about inequality and redistribution.
  • 2016. What Chinese Think about Inequality and Redistribution and the Influence of Party Membership .
  • 2016. Social and Interdisciplinary Climate Change Resesarch .
  • 2016. Old Age Security in China: Emerging Conflicts between Traditional Values and Modern Lifestyles?
  • 2015. Perceptions of Inequality and Power Disparity in China: Trends Toward more Critical Opinions?
  • 2015. Networks and Campaigns but Not Movements: Collective Action in the Disciplining Chinese State.
  • 2015. Chinese Communist Party Members and Their Attitudes towards Inequality and Redistribution.
  • 2013. China in the region – building bridges or conflicts? .
  • 2012. Presentation of PhD research project.
  • 2012. Politics the Chinese Way.
  • 2012. Between traditional and modern: Roots of the Chinese civilization.
Popular scientific article
  • 2016. Fem kritiske år for Kina. Dagens næringsliv.
Feature article
  • 2018. Chinese belts and roads stir mixed reactions in Europe. The Interpreter.
  • 2017. Mer enn laks og menneskerettigheter. NRK Ytring.
  • 2017. Kina for og mot Trump. Dagens næringsliv.
  • 2017. Alle for Xi og Xi for partiet. Dagens næringsliv.
  • 2014. Ukraina sett fra Asia. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).
  • 2014. Nye Kina viser muskler. Bergens Tidende.
  • 2014. Norge prøvde å gå mot strømmen. NRK - www.nrk.no.
  • 2014. Et politisk grep om Kina-problemet. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).
  • 2013. Velferd i Kina: Verdens største velferdsreform skal løfte landet. Bergens Tidende. 2 pages.
Doctoral dissertation
  • 2015. Non-governmental participation within authoritarian constraints: Twenty years of organizational growthand institutional developmentaround AIDS in China.
Interview
  • 2016. Kulturrevolusjonen 50 år.
  • 2015. Til bunns i kinesisk organisasjonsliv.
  • 2015. Snart er kinesarane dei nye tyskarane.
  • 2015. Mangfold og vekst i Midtens rike.
  • 2015. Kinas Afrika-suksess på vippepunktet.
  • 2015. Intervju.
  • 2015. Doktoren svarer.
  • 2012. Sju tøff menn får tøff jobb.
  • 2012. Forklarer Afrika-vekst med Kina-støtte.
Programme management
  • 2015. Debatt.
Programme participation
  • 2017. NRK Norgesglasset.
  • 2015. Intervjusamtale.
  • 2015. Intervju.
  • 2015. Debatt.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • 2020. Norway: Crisis highlights normality in bilateral relations with China. 3 pages.
  • 2019. A Norwegian perspective on Nordic-China Cooperation. 5 pages.
  • 2018. Political values in Norway’s relations with China: Standing ground or giving in? 4 pages.
  • 2017. Chinese Investments in Norway: A Typical Case Despite Special Circumstances. 9 pages.
Academic literature review
  • 2016. Gir det mening å sammenlikne arbeidsmigrasjon og velferd i Europa og Kina? 197-206.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

China-focused research, teching and advice

Research areas
Chinese politics and society (state-society, organizations, welfare and economy, international relations) 

Languages
Norwegian, English, Chinese mandarin - native or fluent
German - basic


"Social Security and Social Services Reforms and the Evolving Role of Non-state Actors". Postdoctoral project.

"Sino-Nordic Dialogues". Project located at Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI).

"Towards a Chinese Welfare State: Chinese Perceptions of Distributive Justice". In collaboration with Fafo and other Chinese and international partners. Financed by the Research Council of Norway.