New Visiting Fellow on Brexit and Global Politics

Posted on December 15th, 2017 by webadmin

The Crick Centre has a new visiting fellow, Zhou Xiaoming, Associate Professor at Wuhan University in China, researching the implications of Brexit for International Relations. The research covers fields of EU secutity policy, reslisnce, conflict, global governance and diplomacy.

Zhou Xiaoming is visiting the Crick Centre and working with members of staff in the Department of Politics at Sheffield until August 2018.

The research aims to evaluate whether or not the EU’s Global Political Strategy is effective and to evaluate the impact of Brexit to its implementation. The research will focus on such five aspects in EU Foreign Policy: security and defence, state and societal resilience, an integrated approach to conflicts, global governance and public diplomacy.

Prof. Zhou has interdisciplinary research interests on International Law and International Relations, EU Foreign Policy and Public Diplomacy. She got her Ph.D in 2009, majoring in International Law. She got an EU Erasmus and Lisum postdoctoral fellowships in 2010-2011 and visited University of Groningen in Netherlands and University of Autonoma de Madrid in Spain, researching on EU foreign policy.