China-UK relation after Brexit(3月20日)
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Topic: China-UK relation after Brexit

Speaker: Professor Shaun Breslin, PhD, FAcSS

Host: Prof. Zhimin Chen, SIRPA, Fudan

Time: 11:45-13:15 Monday, March 20th

Venue: Room 725 Wenke Buliding

Handan Campus

Language: English

Sandwiches and coffee will be offered on site.

Introduction of the Speaker:

Shaun Breslin is Professor of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick, United Kingdom. He is considered as a leading British academic expert on Chinese Politics and Economy, Globalization, Regionalism, Governance and International Political Economy. Professor Breslin is an Associate Fellow of the Asia Research Centre based at Murdoch University and an Honorary Professorial Fellow at the Centre for European Studies, Renmin University. Professor Breslin is the Co-Editor of the Pacific Review. He also sits on the Editorial Committee of the Review of International Studies, the China and World Economy and Fudan Review of International Relations.

Introduction of the Lecture:

Under the Premiership of David Cameron, the UK strove to establish itself as China’s best friend in Europe. After the vote in the UK to leave the EU, and Cameron’s replacement by Theresa May, what are the prospects for a continuation of this warm relationship in the future? This lecture explains how different voices and interests try to influence the UK government’s position towards China, and how UK policy has changed over time. While the new leadership has looked again at the basis of the previous policy towards China, the UK remains committed to establishing a good relationship with China, and is keen to benefit from commercial opportunities that Chinese initiatives like the Belt and Road might provide in the future.