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Chris Patten

Chris Patten

The Right Honourable Chris Patten was a Conservative MP from 1979-1992 and held a number of senior posts.

In 1992 he was appointed as the last governor of Hong Kong, and oversaw the handover of the colony to China in 1997. From 2000-2004 he was the European Commissioner for Foreign Relations and is currently chancellor of Oxford and Newcastle Universities.

Selected Publications:

Cousins and Strangers: America, Britain, and Europe in a New Century (2006)
East and West: China, Power and the Future of Asia (1999)


Specialization: British and European Foreign Policy

Last Updated: May 04, 2016

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