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Changing Waters: Towards a New EU Asia Strategy

The EU-Asia relationship has changed, from development assistance to cooperation – and possibly competition.

At this event, contributors to the Changing Waters  report spoke about the future of EU-Asia relations from building a new development relationship, expanding the EU's role in Asian security, and Chinese perspectives on the EU.

Launch of Special Report Changing Waters: Towards a New EU Asia Strategy.


Listen to the podcast: Changing Waters


Listen to the Q&A: Changing Waters

Event recorded 28 April 2016


  • Sir Robert Cooper, Dahrendorf Senior Fellow, LSE
  • Olivia Gippner, Postdoctoral Fellow on EU-China Relations, Dahrendorf Forum, LSE IDEAS
  • Thomas Henökl, Senior Researcher, German Development Institute
  • Michael Reiterer, European External Action Service, Principal Advisor on Asia-Pacific Contributing to this event in a personal capacity.
  • Jie Yu, China Foresight Project Manager, LSE IDEAS
  • Chair: Robert Falkner, Associate Professor in International Relations, Co-director of the Dahrendorf Forum

This event was part of the Dahrendorf Forum - Debating Europe, a joint initiative between LSE and the Hertie School of Governance, funded by Stiftung Mercator.


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