28 April 2016

Changing Waters: Towards a New EU Asia Strategy

Location London School of Economics, Tower 2 9.04
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Speakers | Sir Robert Cooper, Olivia Gippner, Thomas Henökl, Michael Reiterer, Jie Yu.
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Thursday 28 April 2016, 6.30-8pm, Tower 2 9.04, LSE

Launch of LSE IDEAS-Dahrendorf Forum Special Report Changing Waters: Towards a New EU Asia Strategy.

The EU-Asia relationship is changing, from development assistance to cooperation – and possibly competition. This event explored an overhaul of the EU’s 2001 Asia Strategy, more important than ever in the context of Asian economic growth and the US ‘pivot’.

Listen to the full podcast here.


  • Sir Robert Cooper, Dahrendorf Senior Fellow, LSE
  • Olivia Gippner, Postdoctoral Fellow on EU-China Relations, Dahrendorf Forum, LSE IDEAS
  • Thomas Henökl, Senior Researcher, German Development Institute
  • Michael Reiterer, European External Action Service, Principal Advisor on Asia-Pacific
  • Jie Yu, China Foresight Project Manager, LSE IDEAS
  • Chair: Robert Falkner, Associate Professor in International Relations, Co-director of the Dahrendorf Forum
  • olivias event pic