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Philippe LeCorre


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Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 6 pm, The Worcester Club


China's Eurasian Geo-economics Plan: Can it Extend the Country's Political Influence 


Philippe LeCorre


Philippe Le Corre has a joint appointment as a Senior Fellow with the Harvard Kennedy School’s Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government and as a Research Fellow with Harvard’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. He is also a Non-resident Senior Fellow with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. From 2014 to 2017, he was a Visiting Fellow in the Foreign Policy Program at The Brookings Institution in Washington DC, specializing on China-Europe relations and China’s global rise. Previously, Mr. Le Corre was Special Assistant and Counsellor for international affairs to the French defense minister, and also served as a Senior Policy Adviser on Asia within the Ministry of defense’s directorate for international relations and strategy. He also worked as a partner with Publicis in Paris and Shanghai, where he ran a team of advisers to the Shanghai World Expo 2010 Organizing Committee and also worked in Asia as a foreign correspondent for nine years, and has published extensively on the region in The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, The South China Morning Post, The Straits Times, Politico, Le Monde, Les Echos and Foreign Affairs,  among others. His latest book is China’s Offensive in Europe (Brookings Institution Press, 2016). He recently published several papers on China including China’s rise: What about a transatlantic dialog? (Asia-Europe Journal, April 2017, co-authored with Jonathan Pollack) and China Abroad: The Long March to Europe (China Economic Quarterly, June 2016).  He holds one MA from the Paris Institute for Eastern Languages and Civilizations, an MA in Political Science from the Sorbonne and was an International Affairs Fellow at Harvard. His Twitter account is @PhLeCorre   




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