Kerry Brown is Professor of Chinese Studies and Director of the Lau China Institute at King's College, London. From 2012 to 2015 he was Professor of Chinese Politics and Director of the China Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, Australia. Professor Brown directed the Europe China Research and Advice Network (ECRAN) giving policy advice to the European External Action Service between 2011 and 2014. He is the author of over ten books on modern Chinese politics, history and language, the most recent of which are The New Emperors: Power and the Princelings in China (2014), What's Wrong with Diplomacy: The Case of the UK and China (2015) and the Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography (in Four Volumes- 2014-2015). His China's CEO: Xi Jinping was published in 2016. China's World: What Does China Want was published in August 2017.
About Lau China Institute
The Lau China Institute is a multi-disciplinary centre for the study of all aspects of China with partners across Greater China. It undertakes three core functions: high quality teaching, extensive outreach and credible and high impact research. The Lau China Institute finally aspires to be the strategic body at the heart of King’s College London’s multi-faceted links with institutions, individuals and issues across Greater China. The Lau China Institute aspires to be the global centre, at a global university, in a global city, on a global issue.