Mr. Stephen Crowther was an intern at ISDP’s Stockholm China Center in 2018, undertaking a master’s degree in Political Science at Stockholm University at the same time. He is currently studying for a second master’s degree in Asian Politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London. His research has included China’s relations with developing states, East Asian multilateral financial institutions and civil conflicts in Myanmar and Indonesia. His forthcoming thesis concerns China’s Belt and Road Initiative investments and influence in the South Pacific.
Mr. Crowther previously worked in the investment management industry in London, for Janus Henderson Investors. Before that, he completed his bachelor’s degree in international relations at Warwick University in the UK.
Publications by Stephen Crowther
Legal Constraints of China’s BRI: The Case of Myanmar
Summary There are many consequences of China’s global Belt and Road Initiative. Amongst the least appreciated are the legal implications that arise from its investments. In Myanmar, one of the […]
Separatism in the South Pacific: From Bougainville to West Papua
Introduction Bougainville, an autonomous island region of Papua New Guinea (PNG) on its easternmost edges, has just voted in an independence referendum that resulted in a 97 percent majority in […]
Changing Global Orders and Europe’s Role
Abstract The United States and Europe have been perceived as deteriorating international actors, particularly when contrasted to China which has been seen as a new force under its all-powerful ruler; […]