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Karine Lisbonne-de Vergeron
During the Cold-War years, Europe and India engaged with the Soviet Union at very different levels. On many occasions they found themselves supporting the opposite side. Western Europe was part of the American led western alliance. India, however, had very close strategic and economic ties with the USSR, which were institutionalised through the 1971 Indo-Soviet...
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The focus of this article is to explore ongoing developments in European perceptions of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), and how BRI has been gradually influencing Europe in thinking more strategically about its own continental scale and common interests across Eurasia. The New Silk Roads are neither a formal policy nor a clearly defined...
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Professor Gulshan Sachdeva (JNU university) and Dr Karine de Vergeron, Associate director of the GPI, participated in the workshop for Phase 3 of the EU-India Think Tank Twinning Initiative which was held in Delhi on 7th November. The project is organised by the EU Delegation in India and funded by the EU Public Diplomacy Initiative.
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Dr Karine de Vergeron, Associate Director and of Head of GPI Europe, gave a keynote speech at the Irish Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA) in Dublin on Wednesday, 30th October, entitled ‘A Future EU-China Partnership: France’s Perspective’. The recording of the event is available on the IIEA website and on YOUTUBE.    ...
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Both the EU and India are viewed very favorably in Central Asia. As the region is now stabilizing, integrating and slowly opening to the outside world, it provides tremendous opportunities for the EU and India to increase their engagement further, both individually and possibly also jointly. This paper highlights the respective European and Indian strategies...
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Dr Karine Lisbonne de Vergeron was invited by the Austrian Military Academy to take part in an invitation-only seminar on “India: regional actor or global player?”, which took place on the 17th June. For more information about the seminar see the following link: https://www.milak.at/news/detail/indien-regionaler-akteur-oder-doch-global-player
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Dr Karine Lisbonne, Associate Director and Head of Europe Programme at the GPI was interviewed by BBC World Update live on Friday, 22nd March, on China’s Belt and Road Initiative. The full interview will soon be available via the following link below: LISTEN TO THE FULL INTERVIEW HERE.
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It is becoming clear that China’s ambitious Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) linking Asia and Africa with Europe through a network of various transportation corridors could fundamentally reshape the geo-economics and geopolitics of the whole Eurasian region and beyond. As the initiative has huge implications for the EU and India; the paper has captured evolving...
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Dr Karine Lisbonne de Vergeron’s latest article ‘The New Silk Roads: European Perceptions and Perspectives’ was published in the December edition of the academic journal, International Studies. The focus of this article is on European perceptions and attitudes towards the New Silk Roads or Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The New Silk Roads is neither...
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Dr Karine Lisbonne de Vergeron, associate director of the GPI, took part in the first high-level France-China Forum, held on the 30th November in Paris and organised by the France-China Foundation and the Chinese People’s Foreign Policy Institute. Other speakers included: JI Bingxuan, VP of the ANP Standing Committee; JIN Qi, chair of the Silk Road...
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