We cordially invite you to the lecture on:
The World According to Xi Jinping:
Chinese Foreign Policy in the Era of the Big Narratives.
Keynote speaker: Kerry Brown, Director of the Lau China Institute, King’s College London
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 (1:30 p.m.)
Conference Room of the Institute of International Relations (I.I.R.)
3-5, Hill Street, Plaka
We would be honored if you could attend.
Working language: English.
Kerry Brown is Professor of Chinese Studies and Director of the Lau China Institute at King’s College, London. From 2012 to 2015 he was Professor of Chinese Politics and Director of the China Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, Australia. Prior to this he worked at Chatham House from 2006 to 2012, as Senior Fellow and then Head of the Asia Programme. From 1998 to 2005 he worked at the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, as First Secretary at the British Embassy in Beijing, and then as Head of the Indonesia, Philippine and East Timor Section. Professor Brown directed the Europe China Research and Advice Network (ECRAN) giving policy advice to the European External Action Service between 2011 and 2014. He is the author of over ten books on modern Chinese politics, history and language, the most recent of which are The New Emperors: Power and the Princelings in China (2014), What’s Wrong with Diplomacy: The Case of the UK and China (2015) and the Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography (in Four Volumes- 2014-2015). His `China’s CEO: Xi Jinping’ was published in 2016.