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Society and Media

China‘s society has grown increasingly diverse over the years. MERICS analyzes how the Communist Party manages the balancing act of establishing a society that is both economically dynamic and politically disciplined. To what extent are nationalist sentiments or ideological campaigns used to distract attention from problems in domestic politics and economy? Find out how exactly China’s netizens shape debates on relevant political, economic and social topics.

The  Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS)is a Stiftung Mercatorinitiative. Established in 2013, MERICS is a Berlin-based institute for contemporary and practical research into China.

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