Anny Boc

Anny Boc
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PhD Candidate

China’s Conflicting Roles in World Politics: Reconstructing China’s North Korea Policy

Hittorfstr. 18
14195 Berlin

China-North Korea relations, China-US relations, Chinese internet and media, discourse theories and analysis

Non-peer reviewed articles

Boc, Anny (2018) „China-North Korea relations: Is the Kim regime becoming a threat and enemy to China?“ In: Marianne Péron-Doise, ed. “Péninsule coréenne: Crise, dissuasion, négociations.” Special Issue, Monde chinois 1, no. 53: 64-69.

Peer reviewed articles

Anny Boc und Gudrun Wacker: „China: Zwischen Schlüsselrolle und Marginalisierung“ in: Hanns Günther Hilpert, Oliver Meier (Hg.): Facetten des Nordkorea-Konflikts: Akteure, Problemlagen und Europas Interessen, SWP Sammelstudien 2018/S 18, September 2018, S. 30-34. Online accessible at

“The power of language – Globalizing the “Chinese dream“. Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences, 8 (4), 2015: 33-51.

(Modified version republished in African East-Asian Affairs: The China Monitor, 3 (4), 2015: 102-122. Online accessible at

Online publications

Does China’s ‘Alliance Treaty’ With North Korea Still Matter?, The Diplomat, 26. Juli 2019, accessible at:

North Korea and China, Friends Again?, The Diplomat, 07. Juni 2018, accessible at:

For Beijing, the greatest threat to China’s national security is not the Kim regime: it is the US, The Conversation, 1. Dezember 2017, accesible at:

China's North Korea Debate: Redrawing the Red Line, The Diplomat, 22. November 2017, accessible at:

China wegen Extremismus in Pakistan besorgt, Deutsche Welle, 22 May 2013, accessible at:

Chinesen von ihrer First Lady begeistert, Deutsche Welle, 28 March 2013, accessible at:

Chinas Dilemma mit Nordkorea, Deutsche Welle, 27 March 2013, accessible at: