Europe in the New Asia: New Anxieties, New Constructs
1st & 2nd August 2019 • Auditorium, Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Affiliate Fellow, Centre for Asian Pacific Studies, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
Brian Bridges (PhD, Wales) is an Honorary Professor, Dept of Social Sciences, Education University of Hong Kong and an Affiliate Fellow in the Centre for Asian Pacific Studies at Lingnan University, Hong Kong. After working for the BBC and the Royal Institute of International Affairs (London), he joined Lingnan University in 1993, where he served as the founding Head of the Department of Political Science (2007-10) as well as holding directorship positions at the Centre for Asian Pacific Studies (2002-2009). Now living in Malaysia, he specialises in the international politics and modern history of the Asian Pacific region. He was the President of the Hong Kong and Macau Association for European Studies 2001-03 and his publications on Europe-Asia relations include Europe and the Challenge of the Asia Pacific (Edward Elgar 1999) and a co-edited volume Europe-Asia Relations: Building Multilateralisms (Palgrave 2008).