Professor Wei Shen FRSA

Visiting Researcher


Professor Wei SHEN is the Director of Confucius Institute and Professor of International Business at Lancaster University and holds the Jean Monnet Chair in EU - China relations awarded by the European Commission.

Prof Shen is also the founding Co-Chair of Alliance of Chinese and European Business Schools (ACE), and Vice-President of EU-Asia Centre. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and Royal Society of Arts, and has been a visiting professor at Sciences Po de Paris, Institut des Hautes Etudes Européennes (Strasbourg), Antwerp Management School and a number of leading Chinese universities.

Routledge handbook of EU-China relations
Shen, W., Gottwald, J., Brown, K., Cottey, A. 1/01/2019 London : Routledge. 450 p. ISBN: 9781138918443.

Asymmetric global network connectivities in the world city network, 2013
Yang, X., Derudder, B., Taylor, P.J., Ni, P., Shen, W. 02/2017 In: Cities. 60, Part A, p. 84-90. 7 p.
Journal article

(Mandarin Chinese) Brexit – How did it happen and how will it affect the UK- EU-China relationship?
Geyer, R.R., Shen, W. 15/10/2016 In: Chinese Journal of European Studies. 4, p. 56-65. 10 p.
Journal article

Diplomatie mit neuen Mitteln: Chinas "Neue Seidenstraße" sollte strategische Priorität der EU sein
Schaefer, M., Shen, W., Loesekrug-Pietri, A. 01/2016 In: Internationale Politik. 71, 1, p. 78-87. 10 p.
Journal article

Mapping producer services networks in mainland Chinese cities
Zhao, M., Liu, X., Derudder, B., Zhong, Y., Shen, W. 1/12/2015 In: Urban Studies. 52, 16, p. 3018-3034. 17 p.
Journal article

Social research finding one: quantitative analysis of successful enterprises
Taylor, P., Ni, P., Liu, K., Witlox, F., Pain, K., Hoyler, M., Smith, D., Shen, W., O’Brien, G., O’Keefe, P. 25/11/2015 In: Global research of cities. Springer Singapore p. 59-90. 32 p. ISBN: 9789812879806. Electronic ISBN: 9789812879813.