Selection Committee

EU-China NGO twinning programme - Fu tao

Fu Tao (China Development Brief, China)

Fu Tao took a Bachelor degree in History Science at the People’s University in Beijing, and later completed a part-time Master degree in Accounting at the Central University of Finance and Economics. Since 2001 he served in the editorial team of China Development Brief (CDB) Chinese Edition, working as the editor between 2003~2011. Currently he works as a reporter and researcher for CDB. His work involved extensive coverage/research of the development of China’s NPO community in the making.

EU-China NGO twinning programme - Andreas Fulda

Andreas Fulda (University of Nottingham, UK)

Dr. Andreas Fulda studied political science in Germany, Taiwan and the UK. As a trained political scientist Dr Fulda has specialized in the analysis of the interplay between political institutions and civil society in the Greater China region. Between 2002 and 2007 he worked simultaneously on his PhD at Free University Berlin, Germany and as a social development practitioner for European, American and Chinese development organizations in Beijing, China. He published his thesis as a monograph in October 2008. He is currently working on his second monograph entitled “Social and Political Activism in China. How Citizen Activists Are Silently Shaping Chinese Democracy” (Routledge, forthcoming). He has also worked as a social development practitioner for European, American and Chinese development organizations. Dr. Fulda was appointed as a lecturer at the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies at The University of Nottingham in September 2007. His papers, commentaries and country profiles are published in internationally referred journals and media outlets.

EU-China NGO twinning programme - Dr. Nora Sausmikat

Nora Sausmikat (Stiftung Asienhaus, Germany)

Dr Nora Sausmikat is the head of the China program at Stiftung Asienhaus, and is currently also responsible for the EU-China NPO twinning program. Sausmikat holds a post-PhD degree in sinology. She studied in Chengdu/ P.R. China and Berlin sinology, sociology and anthropology. Her PhD thesis was on memory and biographies from the Cultural Revolution (Peter Lang 2002). She has published extensively on China and civil society developments, environmental movement, biographical memory, the role of intellectuals in political reform, and Chinese women’s studies. From 2004-06, she was the program director of the German-Chinese fellowship program “Beijing case” at the Federal Cultural Foundation of Germany. From 2008 onwards, she worked for the EU-China Civil Society Forum and organised several civil society dialogues. In addition to her work at Stiftung Asienhaus she works as a university lecturer.

EU-China NGO twinning programme - Oliver Radtke

Oliver Lutz Radtke (Robert Bosch Stiftung, Germany)

Oliver Radtke is the head officer of all China-related projects at the Robert Bosch Stiftung, which includes projects in the fields of Good Governance, media exchange, education and culture. Radtke worked as the German Editor-in-Chief for the three year event series “Germany and China – Moving Ahead Together”, jointly run by the German Foreign Ministry, the Goethe Institute and local partners in China. Prior to that, he had worked as a news reporter for Singapore state TV. Radtke holds an MA in Modern Chinese Studies from Heidelberg University (Germany) and Shanghai International Studies University (China). His thesis dealt with the socio-political relevance of the Chinese blogosphere. Currently, Radtke is also a Ph.D. candidate at Heidelberg University’s Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context” working on the subject of Chinglish, a rather peculiar yet creative mix of the Chinese and English language.