Silk & Coffee Podcast

Silk & Coffee Podcast

The Silk & Coffee: China – Latin American Podcast is a space dedicated to dynamic conversations on China’s engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean. It is an initiative sponsored by the Andrés Bello Foundation – China Latin America Research Center and hosted by Parsifal D’Sola.


China-Colombia relations: increasing by the day
In our last episode of the Coffee & Silk Podcast, Parsifal talks to Professor Carolina Urrego, where she explains to us the current situation of the Sino-Colombian relationship, highlighting the reasons that explain why Colombia has delayed the most in the Latin America region, the approach towards China.
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China’s Film Industry: An instrument for internal education and communication with the foreign public.
In the 9th episode of the Coffee & Silk Podcast, Parsifal talks with Veronica Flores, Argentinian professor, and expert on Contemporary China´s art, social and cultural history. On this occasion, Veronica takes a quick trip through China´s Cinema history and the relationship between this industry and the government. Flores emphasizes the importance of Chinese artistic expressions and creative language, as a tool to gain attention from the foreign public.
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China – Latin America relations: a point of view from Mexico with Enrique Dussel
In Episode 6th of the Coffee & Silk Podcast, Parsifal and David chat with Enrique Dussel Peters about topics such as the Chinese Direct Investments in LAC, the Latin Americas´s institutions that study the China-Latin America relationships, the importance of generating new concepts regarding these relations, as well as the triangular relationship between the countries of Latina America and the Caribbean, the United States and China.
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Sino-Latin American relations through the prism of Argentine foreign policy, a conversation with Jorge Malena
This week on Silk & Coffee, Parsifal talks to Dr. Jorge Malena about the pillars of Chinese foreign policy in Latin America and the Caribbean, the evolution of the Chinese development model and its impact on the country’s international interests, and the fluctuations of Argentine domestic policy and its influence on the country’s relationship with China.
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