Kerry Brown

Kerry Brown leads the Europe China Research and Advice Network (ECRAN) and is Head of the Asia Programme at Chatham House. Dr Brown is also an Associate of the Centre for International Diplomacy at SOAS, the Centre for Chinese Studies at Nottingham University, an associate scholar at the Mongolia and Inner Asian Studies Unit at Cambridge University and of the IDEE centre at the London School of Economics. He is the author of `The Cultural Revolution in Inner Mongolia: A Function of Language, Politics and Violence’ (Global Oriental Cambridge University Inner Asia Series, 2006), `Struggling Giant: China in the 21st Century’ (Anthem Press, London, 2007),`The Rise of the Dragon – Chinese Investment Flows in the Reform Period’ (Chandos Oxford, 2008), `Friends and Enemies: The Past, Present and Future of the Communist Party of China' (Anthem Press, London, 2009), `Ballot Box China: Village Democracy in the PRC’ (Zed Books London, 2011) and editor of `China 2020’(2011). He has just finished a political biography of Hu Jintao, to be published in early 2012.

The Chinese Riddle

How the World Struggles to Understand its Newest Economic Superpower For foreign policy makers around the world, China has long been a complete enigma. For 20 years after the foundation of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in 1949, the US had almost nothing to do with it, ignoring and embargoing it, placing sanctions on trade with it, and effectively only recognising the Republic of... Continue Reading

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