Rogier’s Publications

Articles and book chapters

Cyber China: Updating Propaganda, Public Opinion Work and Social Management for the 21st Century, Journal of Contemporary China, forthcoming. (Working paper version)

China’s Constitutionalism Debate: Content, Context and ImplicationsThe China Journal, No. 74, 2015. (Working paper version)

Never the Twain Shall Meet? Rethinking China’s Public Diplomacy Policy, Chinese Journal of Communication, Online first, 2015.

The Privilege of Speech and New Media: Conceptualizing Chinese Communications Governance in the Internet Era, in DeLisle, Jacques, Avery Goldstein and Guobin Yang (eds.), The Internet, Social Media and a Changing China, Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania Press, forthcoming Late 2015. (Working paper version)

Evaluating Chinese Media Policy: Objectives and Contradictions, in Rawnsley, Gary, and Ming-Yeh Rawnsley (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media, Abingdon, Routledge, forthcoming May 2015.

Media Control with Chinese Characteristics, in Price, Monroe and Stefaan Verhulst (eds.), Handbook of Media Law and Policy: A Socio-Legal Exploration, Abingdon, Routledge, 2013.

Marching In: China’s Cultural Trade in Official and Press DiscourseChina Perspectives, 2012.

The Effects of WTO Case DS362 on Audiovisual Media Piracy in China (European Intellectual Property Review 31(11), 2009)

WTO’s toenemende rol in normering van de intellectuele eigendom (The WTO’s Growing Role in Creating Intellectual Property Norms, with Anselm Kamperman Sanders, Intellectuele Eigendom & Reclamerecht, 25(4), Augustus 2009.)

Working and policy papers

EU-China Trade Relations (With Denise Prevost, Leïla Choukroune and Jean-François Huchet, Report for the European Parliament on International Trade, July 2011)

Summary of and Comment on the Panel Report of Ds363: China – Publications and Audiovisual Services (working paper, 2009)

Online articles

Can the U.S. & China Make Peace in Cyberspace? (ChinaFile Conversation, 22 September 2015)

Why the U.S.’ Cyber Sanctions Against China Will Have Little Effect (China-US Focus, 7 September 2015)

The Price of Progress (China-US Focus, 29 June 2015)

China’s Rule of Law Plan Is for Real (East Asia Forum, 11 May 2015)

Disarming the Great Cannon (Foreign Policy, 10 April 2015)

New Chinese Cyberattacks: What’s to Be Done? (ChinaFile Conversation, 1 April 2015)

Ideology Matters: Parsing Recent Changes in China’s Intellectual Landscape (Sinocism, 7 February 2015)

Is China’s Internet Becoming an Intranet? (ChinaFile Conversation, 29 January 2015)

Why Marx Still Matters: The Ideological Drivers of Chinese Politics (ChinaFile, 16 December 2014)

China’s Internet Gambit (China-US Focus, 12 December 2014)

Can China Conquer the Internet? (ChinaFile Conversation, 3 December 2014)

Virtual Lines in the Sand: China’s Demands for Internet Sovereignty (Standing Committee, 6 October 2014)

How to Read China’s New Press Restrictions (ChinaFile Conversation, 17 July 2014)

Is This the Best Response to China’s Cyber-Attacks? (ChinaFile Conversation, 19 May 2014)

What’s Behind China’s Recent Internet Crackdown? (ChinaFile Conversation, 17 September 2013)

What Will Come out of the Communist Party’s Polling the People Online? (ChinaFile Conversation, 7 August 2013)

The Constitutionalism Debate in China (UK Constitutional Law Blog, 22 June 2013)

What Reform Does and Doesn’t Mean in China (The Diplomat, 29 May 2013)

China’s public expression philosophy: a case of too little theory? (FreeSpeechDebate, 7 March 2013)

Papering over the cracks: China’s newspaper protests are a symptom of its core contradiction (OpenDemocracy, 23 January 2013)

Chinese Media: Party and State Structures (China Media Observatory, December 2012)

China Approaches a Defining Moment (OpenDemocracy, 6 July 2012)

China Film: “There Will Be Culture” (China Law Blog, 24 May 2012)


Cyber Leninism and the political culture of the Chinese Internet (Sinica Podcast, 8 April 2015)

Internet Wrangling in Wuzhen (Sinica Podcast, 25 November 2014)

Rectifying Chinese Names (Sinica Podcast, 22 December 2013)

Interviews and press references

China Rates its Own Citizens – Including Online Behaviour (Volkskrant, 25 April 2015)

New Internet rules reflect China′s ′intent to target individuals online’ (Deutsche Welle, 2 March 2015)

China censorship sweep deletes more than 60,000 Internet accounts (Reuters, 27 February 2015)

Beijing Courts Address the Right to Criticize Public Figures (New York Times Blog, 27 February 2015)

Tighter Online Controls in China Point to Wider Clampdown (AP – Wall Street Journal, 16 February 2015)

China Seeks to Export Its Vision of the Internet (Globe and Mail, 1 January 2015)

Gregarious and Direct: China’s Web Doorkeeper (New York Times, 1 December 2014)

Hollywood, Chinese Censors Win In TV Anti-Piracy Campaign (Huffington Post, 1 December 2014)

China Eyes Rules-Based System but Flexes Extrajudicial Muscles (Financial Times, 16 October 2014)

What’s Going On with China’s Constitution? (China Law and Policy, 17 September 2014)

China’s Political Spectrum under Xi Jinping (The Diplomat, 11 August 2014)

Cyber Crime: Hacked Off (Financial Times, 23 May 2014)

China’s Social Media Crackdown Likely To Continue, A Clear Indicator Of Future Direction Of President Xi Jinping’s Administration (International Business Times, 18 September 2013)

The “Legalization” of China’s Internet Crackdown (Wall Street Journal, 18 September 2013)

China Debates Droit de Suite (The Art Newspaper, 18 February 2013)

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