Prof. Richard Griffiths to Present New Book on the Belt and Road Initiative on July 5

Professor Richard Griffiths will be presenting his latest book “Revitalising the Silk Road: China’s Belt and Road Initiative” at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) on Wednesday, July 5th (13:1514:30). 

Richard T. Griffiths is Emeritus Professor of Economic and Social History and Professor of Intrnational Studies at Leiden University. He has also taught at Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok), Renmin University (Beijing) and Victoria University (Canada). His main research interests have been in economic development, development assistance and the history of European integration. In 2016 he was awarded Coursera’s inaugural Outstanding Educator Award for Innovation

Before joining Leiden University, Griffiths had been professor of Contemporary History at the European University Institute (Florence) where he directed the permanent research project of European integration history, professor economic history at the Free University (Amsterdam) and assistant professor of European Studies at Manchester University. He graduated in Economic History and Russian Studies at Swansea University and obtained his PhD from Cambridge University for a thesis on the industrial retardation of the Netherlands in the first half on the nineteenth century.

Venue:  CEPS Conference Room, Place du Congrès 1 – 1000 Brussels

Date and Time: Wednesday, 5 July, 13:1514:30

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