Xiaoxue Martin

Research Fellow


  • China


  • Asia

Xiaoxue Martin is a Research Fellow at the Clingendael China Centre. Her work focuses on the contemporary politics and international relations of China, in particular Hong Kong and Taiwan affairs, and China’s relations with the United States and European Union. She has researched topics including European dependence on China, China’s economic coercion, the Belt and Road Initiative, and Chinese soft power in Europe.

Xiaoxue completed her BA in International Relations and Economics at University College Maastricht, Maastricht University, and holds a Research MA in Asian Studies and an MA in International Relations from Leiden University. Prior to joining Clingendael, Xiaoxue studied abroad at National Taiwan University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and interned at the Dutch Consulate General in Guangzhou.

My work



Europe in the World

Dependence in Europe’s Relations with China

26 April 2022 - 09:52
Security and Defence

Expert insights: Afghanistan

30 August 2021 - 17:00
Europe in the World

China’s Soft Power in Europe: Falling on Hard Times

20 April 2021 - 14:00

New Map of the Belt and Road Initiative

05 March 2021 - 16:57
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