Falk Hartig

Falk Hartig, born 1979 in Leisnig, is a sinologist and journalist. He researches political communication in China at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main and owns one of the Lei Feng T-shirts popular with exchange students and tourists. Hartig lives in Leichlingen in the Rhineland. Most recently he published "Chinese Public Diplomacy. The Rise of the Confucius Institute" (Routledge, London and New York, 2016).

Articles by this author

Am Mittelmeer. Menschen auf neuen Wegen (Ausgabe III/2012)

Panda diplomacy

About a special animal in China


Heroes (Issue II/2018)

Do it like Lei!

The much-hyped soldier Lei Feng has been dead for over fifty years but to this day, the Communist Party of China continues to tout him as a moral role model.