Xiang Lanxin


Professor, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva; Director of Center of One Belt, One Road and Eurasian Security, China National Institute for SCO Studies, Shanghai

He was Director of China Policy Analysis at HEID. Xiang Lanxin held the Henry A. Kissinger Chair of Foreign Policy and International Affairs at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC, (2003-2004). He has also held a Chair of International Affairs at Fudan University in Shanghai, and Zijiang Chair at East China Normal University and a Visiting Chair at Foreign Affairs University (CFAU), Beijing. He is a Senior Associate at CSIS in Washington, DC, and Contributing Editor at Survival, IISS, London.

Xiang Lanxin is a regular commentator for South China Morning Post, Hong Kong and Global Times, Beijing.

He has a PhD from the Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University.

His primary interest is China’s relations with the US and Europe, with publications that include three English books and five in Chinese.  


How the Rising China and India Thwart Attempts at ‘Domination’ of Asia-Pacific
The emergence of China and India as key international players will make a shift in the international system towards multipolarity, believes Xiang Lanxin, Professor of the Geneva-based Graduate

Xiang Lanxin
The Sino-US Fallout: China Strikes Back
Chinese leaders seem to have been wondering whether the Trump Administration is a first-order threat to Beijing, the answer is now becoming quite clear. Once convinced of living in a zero-sum world,

Xiang Lanxin
Donald Trump and One China Policy
Beijing cannot continue dealing with the “inside-beltway” foreign policy establishment, whose utter failure in engaging China in the past eight years has pushed the bilateral US-China ties to the

Xiang Lanxin


EEF-2018: New Geopolitics and Political Economy of Asia: Opportunities for…
On September 11, 2018, within the framework of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, the Valdai Discussion Club held a special session, titled “New Geopolitics and Political Economy of Asia: