20 Jul 2015

China-EU Relations and the Future of European Soft Power

What are the key areas in which the EU can engage with China in the diplomatic sphere? Karine Lisbonne de Vergeron writes that China’s overall economic and strategic interests now seem to go hand in hand with a willingness to engage with Europe culturally. She argues that with Europe’s culture forming its most fundamental comparative advantage in soft power, cultural industries should form the basis for strengthening relations between the EU and China.

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