Author: Sophia Gaston

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...

Sophia Gaston, Director of the British Foreign Policy Group, speaks to Dalibor Rohac, a political scientist and author who specialises in Central and Eastern European politics and the future of multilateralism. They spoke about the American and European responses to the pandemic, the future of...

Sophia Gaston, Director of the British Foreign Policy Group, talks with Bojan Pancevski, the Berlin Correspondent of the Wall Street Journal, about Germany's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. They discuss Germany's structural advantages in tackling the crisis, its social and political impacts, and the future...

Sophia Gaston, Director of the British Foreign Policy Group, talks with Dr Joe Uscinski of the University of Miami, expert on conspiracy theories, about their role in the coronavirus pandemic....