SOAS University of London

Department of Politics and International Studies

Ms Xuechen (Iris) Chen

PhD candidate in European Studies at King's College London (2016-present) MSc in European Studies, London School of Economics (2014) BA in French Studies, Beijing Language and Culture University (2013)
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Xuechen (Iris) Chen
Ms Xuechen (Iris) Chen
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SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
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Friday, 15:00-16:00


Xuechen's research interests include EU foreign policy, EU-Southeast Asia relations and comparative regionalism. She is currently a PhD candidate at the Department of European and International Studies, King's College London an a Lecturer at the Faculty of Politics and IR, New College of the Humanities.


EU foreign policy, EU-ASEAN relations, EU-China relations, comparative regionalism

Thesis Title: "Normal Power Europe or Normative Power Europe? An analysis of the EU's norm diffusion in relation to ASEAN"

Phd Year of Study: 4th year, started in Jan 2016, expected to complete in 2019