Frans-Paul van der PuttenStaff2023-05-25T14:38:23+02:00
Frans-Paul van der Putten
Frans-Paul van der Putten is a researcher and consultant on China and its role in global geopolitics, and the founder of ChinaGeopolitics. He is also a Senior Research Associate at the Clingendael Institute, where he previously was the coordinator of the Clingendael China Centre (2019-2022). Frans-Paul studied history at Leiden University, where he specialized in the history of European imperialism in East Asia. He wrote a doctoral dissertation on political risk and business strategies in early 20th-century China. He is a former Editor-in-Chief of Itinerario: Journal of Imperial and Global Interactions. Prior to working for Clingendael (2007-2022), he worked as a researcher at Nyenrode Business University (2001-2006).