Author: Sophia Gaston

Sophia Gaston on the urgency of the need for a UK-China Engagement Strategy, its core components, and what Britain can learn from Australia's experience with China....

Sophia Gaston speaks with Alice Baudry of the Institut Montaigne think tank in Paris about the experience of the COVID-19 pandemic in France. They discuss President Macron's handling of the crisis, the particular malaise French citizens direct towards their leaders, and the consequences of the...

In this paper, we set out the evolving nature of UK public opinion on international affairs during the coronavirus pandemic, mapping the shifts taking place and emerging trends since we benchmarked citizens' attitudes in January and February 2020....

Sophia Gaston, Director of the British Foreign Policy Group, speaks with Prof. Rana Mitter about China’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Rana is Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China and the Director of the University China Centre at the University of Oxford,...

Sophia Gaston spoke with Nina Jankowicz and Peter Pomerantsev, two of the leading expert researchers into contemporary disinformation, to explore the role that it is playing in the Coronavirus pandemic. They discussed the differing ways in which disinformation was being harnessed, the challenges of studying...