Hongjian Cui is the director of the Department for European Studies at the Chinese Institute of International Studies in Beijing, China, where he has been since 1998. He is also a senior research fellow.
Dr. Cui served as the first secretary and director of the Office of Political Affairs, Chinese Consulate General in Mumbai, India from 2004 to 2007. From 2003 to 2004, he was the director of the Office of Political Affairs for the Chinese Embassy to Jamaica. He has published over a hundred articles and received his doctorate in international relations from Peking University, China in 1998. Cui is the author of Containing China: Myths and Reality (1996) and his works include programmes on Transatlantic Relations (2000-2003), China – EU Relations in the Week of International Order Change (2009-2010), European Public Opinion of China and Chinese Public Diplomacy in Europe (2010-2011), China – EU – USA: a Possible Framework for Global Governance (2012- ) and articles such as China – EU Economic and Trade relations in the Post-crisis Era, European Energy Diplomacy in the Central Asian Area and China – EU Cooperation (2010), Challenges to China’s Foreign Policy and Innovative Thinking, Role Models and Rediscovery: the Promotion of Relations between China and Central & Eastern Europe (2012), China – EU Cultural Dialogue and its Relevance to a Forthcoming Global Civilization (2013).
Information valid as of May 2013.