China-EU Relations and the Future of European Soft Power

Author
Karine Lisbonne-de Vergeron
Content Type
Commentary and Analysis
Institution
LSE IDEAS
Abstract
espite obvious differences, the EU’s most comprehensive partnership with an emerging power has been with China. This Strategic Update argues that this is partly due to China's identification with Europe's ancient culture and summarises current 'soft power' diplomacy.
Topic
International Affairs, Political Power Sharing
Political Geography
China, European Union