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Short biography

Simone Dossi is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in International Relations at DILHPS - Department of International Legal, Historical and Political Studies, University of Milan, and a Nonresident Research Fellow at the Torino World Affairs Institute (T.wai). He received his PhD in Political Science from the Italian Institute of Human Sciences (Florence) in 2012, with a thesis on China’s naval doctrine that was published as a book in 2014 (Rotte cinesi. Teatri marittimi e dottrina militare, Milan, Università Bocconi Editore). His research interests include China’s foreign and security policy, with a focus on the evolving doctrine of the People’s Liberation Army, and the history of civil-military relations in the PRC and the ROC.

Major publications

  • (2014) Rotte cinesi. Teatri marittimi e dottrina militare, Milan, Università Bocconi Editore.
  • (forthcoming) Il potere dei generali. Civili e militari nell’Asia orientale contemporanea, Roma, Carocci.
  • (2015) “Regime change and foreign policy: explaining the fluctuations in Myanmar’s economic cooperation with China”, European Journal of East Asian Studies, Vol. 14, No. 1 (July 2015), pp. 98-123.
  • (2015) “The EU, China, and nontraditional security: prospects for cooperation in the Mediterranean region”, Mediterranean Quarterly, Vol. 26, No. 1 (March 2015), pp. 77-96.
  • (2013) “Towards distant seas. Rebalancing China's military doctrine”, Italian Political Science Review, Vol. 43, No. 2 (August 2013), pp. 201-224.
  • (forthcoming) “Civili e militari a Taiwan. Dall'Esercito di Partito al controllo democratico”, in Simone Dossi (ed.), Il potere dei generali. Civili e militari nell’Asia orientale contemporanea, Roma, Carocci.

Research interests

China's foreign and security policy, with a focus on the evolving doctrine of the People’s Liberation Army; The history of civil-military relations in the PRC and the ROC.

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