Chinese party-state politics


published: 27.06.2023

The Politics and Policies of the „Two Sessions”

Jean-Pierre Cabestan, Kjeld Erik Brødsgaard and Kasper Ingeman Beck discuss the first annual plenary session of the 14th National People's Congress (NPC). This session witnessed a series of significant events, including crucial personnel changes, institutional reforms, and the unveiling of the government work report.

A Policy Brief on this topic was published by CBS and is available on the China Horizons webpage.


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About the speakers

Jean-Pierre Cabestan

Senior Researcher at Asia Centre, Emeritus Senior Researcher at French National Centre for Scientific Research, Emeritus Professor at Hong Kong Baptist University

Political Scientist and jurist specialised in contemporary China and contemporary Taiwan

Kjeld Erik Brødsgaard

Professor at Copenhagen Business School

Political scientist specializing in China’s political economy and the organizational evolution of CCP-led governance

Kasper Ingeman Beck

Postdoc at Copenhagen Business School

Political Scientist specializing in Chinese political economy; in particular state-owned enterprises and state-market relations