This Strategic Update argues that this is partly due to China's identification with Europe's ancient culture and summarises current 'soft power' diplomacy
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China-EU Relations and the Future of European Soft Power
About the author
Karine Lisbonne de Vergeron is Senior Fellow and Head of Europe at the Global Policy Institute. Her publications include Contemporary Chinese views of Europe, Chinese and Indian views of Europe since the crisis and L’Art avec Pertes ou Profit.
Biography from time of publication.