Karine Lisbonne-de Vergeron is a fellow of the Global Policy Institute (in the UK) and the author of Chinese and Indian views of Europe: new perspectives from the emerging Asian giants (2012). She specialises in international relations and European politics, specifically on the relationship between Europe and the emerging Asian giants. She helped set up a research programme on Chinese and Indian views of Europe with Chatham House (in the UK) and the Robert Schuman Foundation (Paris/Brussels) in 2006. She is also the author of Contemporary Indian views of Europe (2006) and Contemporary Chinese views of Europe (2007), jointly published by Chatham House and the Robert Schuman Foundation, appearing in both English and French. More recently she has written Chinese and Indian views of Europe since the crisis: new perspectives from the emerging Asian giants (2012), jointly published in English and French by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (Bonn/Berlin), the Global Policy Institute and the Robert Schuman Foundation. She has also contributed to wider European foreign policy issues, including defence, and is the author of France, European defence and NATO (2008) published by Forum Press.
She was awarded a special prize by the French Ministry for culture for her thesis on cultural matters (contemporary art and business relationships in Europe) and is the co-author of L’art avec pertes ou profits, published by Flammarion in 2007. She also contributes to numerous conferences and media institutions across Europe.
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