Steve Tsang Keynote Speaker

  • Professor of Contemporary Chinese Studies, University of Nottingham (2011-present)
  • Director of the China Policy Institute, University of Nottingham (2011-present)
  • Leading expert on China

Steve Tsang's Biography

Steve Tsang is Professor of Contemporary Chinese Studies at the University of Nottingham, and Director of the university’s China Policy Institute. His focus at Nottingham is to work with colleagues and students to make China Policy Institute the leading think tank and research centre on greater China in the EU.

Prior to this appointment, Steve was a Professorial Fellow at St Antony’s College, Oxford University, where he served as Dean, Director of its Asian Studies Centre, as well as Director of its Pluscarden Programme for the Study of Intelligence and Global Terrorism. He remains an Emeritus Fellow of St Antony’s College.

Steve is the author of five books and the editor or co-editor of ten others. His most recent book is “The Vitality of Taiwan: Politics, Economics, Society and Culture” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012). He regularly contributes to public debates on issues related to politics, history, foreign policy, security and development of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and East Asia more generally. His op-ed comments have appeared in newspapers and magazines across the world, including: The International Herald Tribune, Wall Street Journal, New Statesman and Foreign Policy Magazine. He is also a frequent commentator on British and European television and radio, particularly for the BBC.

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