Focus topics


Shada Islam – a pioneer of Eurasian mediation

Shada Islam, journalist, and scientist

The fact that she feels part of both Europe and Asia at the same time is actually something of a competitive edge, says Shada Islam. You are simply taken more seriously by both sides if you can show that you are at home in both cultures. Islam considers it a “lucky coincidence” that her father was sent as a senior Pakistani diplomat to Brussels when she was young and that she became an “accidental European” as a result. She pursues her goal of strengthening the dialogue between Europe and Asia as a journalist, think-tanker, and academic.

Continue reading now

Get 30 days of free access to the Professional Briefing to read these and more quality news every day.

Are you already a guest at the China.Table? Log in now

Related

    Miriam Steimer – a reporter’s heart in Beijing
    Frank Kraushaar – from the past to the present
    Jeff Zhou – globalization advocate
    Hans-Joerg Schmerer – China researcher at Fernuni Hagen