The next Lisbon Speed Talk will take place on October 21st. Francesca Ghiretti will be speaking with João Almeida Dias about the dynamics between the European Union and China, focusing on the Chinese foreign policy.
Francesca Ghiretti is a researcher in the field of Asia studies at Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI), where she mainly works on projects regarding Chinese foreign policy, Italy-China relationship and Europe-China relationship. She is a PhD candidate at King’s College London, looking at Chinese FDI in the EU. After obtaining her Laurea Triennale in Asian languages, markets and cultures (curriculum China) from the University of Bologna, she graduated from the MSc in International Relations and Diplomacy at Leiden University and the Clingendael Institute. She interned at the European Parliament and worked for Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, former Secretary General of NATO.
The Lisbon Speed Talks are digital conversations about global change that affects our lives and societies, carried out by the Lisbon Club in partnership with Lisbon City Hall and Instituto Marquês de Valle Flor - IMVF.