Ms. Anna-Carina Barthelmes is an intern at ISDP’s Stockholm China Center. She is currently undertaking her bachelor’s degree in East Asian Economics and Politics at Ruhr-University Bochum. Ms. Barthelmes previously worked as an English teacher in China for half-a-year where she developed her country specific interest within an academic environment. Whilst at ISDP, she wishes to broaden her knowledge and understanding of the Chinese language and culture, as well as the country’s economic and political development.