The Asia-Pacific region is the focus of considerable attention because of its economic influence, its demographic weight and the number of political, strategic and security challenges it faces. IRIS’ Asia‑Pacific Programme seeks to understand major trends in the region while also providing in-depth analysis of its countries and the specific issues they face.

Japan-South Korea’s rivalry: The Semiconductor Industry Instrumentalization and its Implication for the Future of Japan-South Korea Economic Interdependence
by Loïc Dumas, Analyst in Market Intelligence with Cision
China’s Use of Soft Power through Culture: Language and Education in Cambodia and Malaysia
By Maïa Ramzan, Graduated from IRIS Sup' in Humanitarian Management
Cleaning the Security Apparatus before the two Meetings
par Alex Payette, PhD, CEO Cercius Group, Adjunct Professor, Glendon College
Gender-Mainstreaming and Agricultural Development in Asia: Can it Make a Difference?
by Manon Le Signor, Graduated in Humanitarian Management at IRIS Sup'
« Secured Product » and « Trusted Company »: Lessons for the Digital Society from the Huawei Case
by Emmanuel Meneut, PhD, Catholic Universities Lecturer
New Perspectives on the Belt and Road Initiative beyond Doctrinal Debates
Interview with Richard T. Griffiths, Emeritus Professor of Economic History and International Studies at Leiden University. By Dealan Riga, Researcher from Liège University.
The bear, the dragon and the islamists: Russia and China ambiguous stances with regard to the islamist militancy threat
par Nathan Bailleux, analyst, Institut Vaugirard - Paris
India and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation
by Emeric Hochart, Master Student in History and International Relations at Université catholique de Lille
The BRI, stabilizing factor in the Xinjiang politic?
by Emmanuel Lincot, Professor at the Catholic Institute of Paris - UR "Religion, culture and society" and sinologist
From safe product to secure product. A challenge for international relations: the case of drones
by Emmanuel Meneut, PhD, Catholic Universities Lecturer
Women in power in East-Java: Progress or illusion?
by Benoît Bavouset, Researcher in Political Science (University Babes-Bolyai, Romania), Director of the French Institute of Indonesia in Surabaya
What consequences may the sino-american trade war have on the denuclearization process in North Korea?
by Paul André, Professor, Waseda University, Tokyo
Senior Research Fellow
Barthélémy Courmont

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Barthélémy Courmont
Senior Research Fellow, Head of Asia-Pacific Programme
Marianne Péron-Doise
Associate Research Fellow, Director of the Indo-Pacific Geopolitical Observatory
Éric Mottet
Senior Research Fellow
Emmanuel Lincot
Associate Research Fellow
Jean-Vincent Brisset
Associate Research Fellow
Emmanuel Hache
Senior Research Fellow
Pierrick Le Jeune
Associate Research Fellow
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