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Michael Cox

Professor Michael Cox is a Founding Director of LSE IDEAS. He was Director of LSE IDEAS between 2008 and 2019. Professor Cox has lectured to universities world-wide as well as to several government bodies and many private companies. He has also served as Chair of the United States Discussion Group at Chatham House, as Senior Fellow at the Nobel Institute in Oslo; as Visiting Professor at the Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies in Canberra, Australia, and as Chair of the European Consortium for Political Research. He is currently visiting professor at the Catholic University in Milan.

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From Jim O’Neill to Xi Jinping: Whatever happened to BRICS?

Prof. Michael Cox analyses the contesting narratives around the 2023 BRICS summit and lessons that can be drawn from both sides

How Soviet is China?

Prof. Michael Cox argues that today’s China is much like the former Soviet Union in many ways despite clear differences