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)
- Cousins and Strangers: America, Britain, and Europe in a New Century
- The European Union's Foreign Policy: Making a Difference in the World
Specialization:British and European Foreign Policy
Last Updated: Aug 17, 2006