Bjørnar Sverdrup-Thygeson

Senior Research Fellow

Bjørnar Sverdrup-Thygeson is Senior Research Fellow at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), specializing in Chinese foreign policy, Europe-China relations, and international relations theory. He holds a PhD from the LSE, after studies at Oxford and universities in Norway and China.

His research interests cover international relations theory, global history, and Chinese foreign policies of the past and present. He will be/is part of NUPIs research projects on foreign investments in Norway (COINS), infrastructure politics in Southeast Asia (ROADS) and Chinese diplomacy (ANGER), as well as contributing to the development of NUPIs research profile on China and Asia more broadly