Staff List

Prof. Jean-Pierre Cabestan (高敬文 教授)
Tel: 3411-5751
Chair Professor of Political Science


POLS 1520 Government and Politics of China
POLS 2640 Government and Politics of Japan

  • State Doctorate of Law (Doctorat d'Etat en Droit), Pantheon-Sorbonne University (Paris I), 1988.
  • Ph.D. of Political Science (Doctorat de Science politique), Sorbonne University (Paris I), 1982.
  • Master of Chinese Language and Civilization, (Diplome d'etudes approfondies) Jussieu University (Paris VII), 1979.
  • Bachelor in Japanese language and Civilization (Licence), Jussieu University (Paris VII), 1984.

Previous Academic Experience:

  • Senior Researcher of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (French National Centre for Scientific Research), Institute of Comparative Law of the University of Paris 1. (September 2003- August 2007)
  • Director, French Research Centre on Contemporary China, Hong Kong, Director of China Perspectives and Perspectives chinoises (September 1998- August 2003).
  • Director, Taipei Office, French Research Centre on Contemporary China (July 1994-August 1998).
  • Researcher at the Centre for Chinese Studies, National Central Library, Taipei, Taiwan (December 1993 to May 1994).
  • Researcher at the Research Institute of Comparative Institutions and Law of the French National Centre for Scientific Research (Institut de Recherches Compatatives sur les Institutions et le Droit du Centre national de la recherche scientifique), Paris, (from October 1983 to June 1994); Head of the China Section.
  • Member of the French Human Rights Delegation to Mainland China (October 1991).
  • Lecturer in Chinese Politics, The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (October 1990 to June 1991).
  • Part-time lecturer of East Asian Politics at the Department of Oriental Languages of the University of Paris VII (from 1988 to 1993).
  • Part-time lecturer in Chinese Law at Institute of Comparative Law of the University of Paris II (from 1986 to 1993).
  • Member of the Research Group on Chinese Foreign Policy of the Foundation for National Defense Studies (Foundation pour les Etudes de Défense Nationale), Paris, (from November 1981 to June 1989).

Member of Editorial Board of Journals:

  • Journal of Contemporary China, University of Denver (since 2008)
  • East Asia: An International Quarterly, University of Durham (since 2008)
  • Transcontinentales, Paris (from 2005 to 2008)
  • Mondes chinois, Paris (from 2003 to 2007 and since 2011)
  • American Asian Journal, Williamburg, Va. (from 2001 to 2006)
  • China Perspectives, Hong Kong (since 1998)
  • China Information, Leiden (since 1994)
  • Revue d'études comparatives Est-Ouest, CNRS, Ivry-sur-Seine (from 1990 to 1998)
Research Interests
  • Chinese Politics
  • Chinese Law and Institutions
  • Chinese Foreign and Security Policy
  • Relations across the Taiwan Strait
  • Taiwan Politics

Jean-Pierre Cabestan & Laurence Daziano, Hong Kong: The Second Handover, Paris, Fondation pour l'innovation politique,, July 2020, 84 p. (English version) (French version)

China tomorrow : democracy or dictatorship?, Lanham, MD, Rowman & Littlefield, 2019.

Demain la Chine : démocratie ou dictature ? (China Tomorrow: Democracy or Dictatorship?), Paris, Gallimard, 2018, 304 p.

Tanzania-China All-Weather Friendship in the Era of Multipolarity, (with Jean-Raphaël Chaponnière), Saarbrücken, Lambert Academic Publishing, 2017, 68 p.

La politique internationale de la Chine. Entre intégration et volonté de puissance, (China's foreign and security policies. Between integration and will to power), Updated and Expanded Second Edition, Paris, Presses de Sciences Po, 2015, 626 p.

Jean-Pierre Cabestan & Jacques deLisle eds., Political Changes in Taiwan Under Ma Ying-jeou. Partisan Conflict, Policy Choices, External Constraints and Security Challenges, Abingdon, Oxon & New York, Routledge, 2014, 308 p.

Le système politique chinois. Un nouvel équilibre autoritaire, (The Chinese political system. A New Authoritarian Equilibrium), Paris, Presses de Sciences Po, 2014, 710 p. (Preview)

La politique internationale de la Chine. Entre intégration et volonté de puissance, (China's foreign and security policies. Between integration and will to power), Paris, Presses de Sciences Po, 2010, 460 p. Translated into Polish by Elzbieta Brzozowska and published with a special preface for the Polish edition under the title Polityka Zagraniczna Chin. Miedzy inegracja a dazeniem do mocarstwowosci, Warsaw, Dialog, 2013, 422 p. (About this book)

Secessionism and Separatism in Europe and Asia. To have a state of one's own. (co-edited with Aleksandar Pavkovic), Oxon & New York, Routledge, 2013, 264 p.

Jean-Pierre Cabestan, Jean-Francois Di Meglio & Xavier Richet, eds. China and the Global Financial Crisis: A Comparison with Europe, New York & London, Routledge, 2012.

L'esprit de défense de Taiwan face à la Chine. La jeunesse taiwanaise face à la tentation de la Chine, (Taiwan's will to fight and China. The Taiwanese youth and the temptation of China), (with Tanguy Le Pesant), Paris, L'Harmattan, 2009, 258 p. (Preview)

La Chine et la Russie: entre convergences et méfiance (China-Russia: Between convergences and suspicion),(with Sebastien Colin, Isabelle Facon & Michal Meidan), Paris, Unicomm, 2008, 274 p.

La Chine en quête de ses frontières. La confrontation Chine-Taiwan (China in quest of its frontiers. The confrontation between China and Taiwan) (with Benoît Vermander), Paris, Presses de sciences po, 2005, 284 p. Chinese translation published in Taiwan in January 2007 under the title Liangan guanxi 1949-2005: Chongtu huajie yu zhengzhi fazhan in a special issue of the journal Renlai.

Chine - Taiwan: la guerre est-elle concevable? (China-Taiwan: Is a War Conceivable?), Paris, Economica, 2003, 470 p.

Le système politique de Taiwan (The Taiwanese Political System), Paris, PUF, coll. Que sais-je?, 1999, 128 p.

Taiwan - Chine populaire : l'impossible réunification (Taiwan - The People's Republic of China: The Impossible Reunification), Paris, Ed. Ifri-Dunod, Coll. Ramses, 1995, 204 p.

Le système politique de la Chine populaire (The Political System of the People's Republic of China), Paris, PUF, coll. Thémis, 1994, 508 p.

L'administration chinoise après Mao, les réformes de Deng Xiaoping et leurs limites (China's Administration After Mao : Deng Xiaoping's Reforms and Their Limits), Paris, Ed. du CNRS, 1992, 548 p.

La Chine et les droits de l'homme (China and Human Rights), (in collaboration with Lydie Koch-Miramond, Françoise Aubin & Yves Chevrier), Paris, L'Harmattan, 1991, 272 p.

La Chine et le Pacifique (China and the Pacific Rim) (co-author), Paris, Fondation pour les études de défense nationale, 1989, 102 p.

La politique asiatique de la Chine (China's Foreign Policy in Asia) (co-author), Paris, Fondation pour les études de défense nationale, 1986, 320 p.

"China's response to the 2014–2016 Ebola crisis: Enhancing Africa's soft security under Sino-US competition", China Information, 2020, pp. 1-22, doi: 10.1177/0920203X20978545

"China's foreign and security policy institutions and decision-making under Xi Jinping", The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 10 December 2020, doi: 10.1177/1369148120974881

"Social Governance in China under Xi Jinping: Big Brother is Watching you!", in Arthur S. Ding and Jagannath P. Panda eds., Chinese Politics and Foreign Policy under Xi Jinping, London & New York, 2020, pp. 62-84.

"African agency and Chinese power: The case of Djibouti", SAIIA Policy Insight, No. 93, October 2020,

"China's Djibouti naval base increasing its power", East Asia Forum, 16 May 2020.

"Cross-Straits Relations." Oxford Bibliographies in "Chinese Studies", ed. Tim Wright, New York, Oxford University Press, last modified, 22 April 2020.

"The State and Digital Society in China: Big Brother Xi is Watching You!", Issues and Studies, Vol. 56, No. 1, March 2020, 30 p.

"The Contradictions of Xi Jinping's Socialist Democracy", in Julia G. Bowie ed., "Scrambling to Achieve a Moderately Prosperous Society", Party Watch Annual Report 2019, 11 December 2019, pp. 24-34.

"Xi Jinping's International Objectives and Strategies", Mondo Cinese, No. 165-166, Anno XLVI, No. 2-3, December 2019, pp. 39-52.

"China's Military Base in Djibouti : A Microcosm of China's Growing Competition with the United States and New Bipolarity", Journal of Contemporary China, 23 December 2019.

"Djibouti, New Battlefield of China's Global Ambitions", Journal of Political Risk, Vol. 7, No. 5, May 2019.

"Political Changes in China Since the 19th CCP Congress: Xi Jinping Is Not Weaker But More Contested", East Asia, 18 March 2019.

'Beijing's "Going Out" Strategy and Belt and Road Initiative in the Sahel: The Case of China's Growing Presence in Niger', Journal of Contemporary China, 26 December 2018, 1–22.

"China's Evolving Role as a UN Peacekeeper in Mali", United States Institute of Peace, Special Report, 26 September 2018.

"Taiwan is not isolated! Cross Strait Multiple Interactions in an Era of No High Level Contacts", China's World, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2018, pp. 60-80. (An updated version of the paper presented at The 14th Annual Conference on China-EU Relations and the Taiwan Question, Shanghai, China, October 19 – 21, 2017)

"China's Involvement in Africa's Security: The Case of China's Participation in the UN Mission to Stabilize Mali." The China Quarterly, n.d., 1–22. doi:10.1017/S0305741018000929.

"Cross Strait Multiple Interactions in an Era of No High-level Contacts", paper presented at The 14th Annual Conference on China-EU Relations and the Taiwan Question, Shanghai, China, October 19 – 21, 2017.

"Changing Identities in Taiwan under Ma Ying-jeou", in Lowell Dittmer ed., Taiwan and China. Fitful Embrace, Oakland, University of California Press, 2017, pp. 42-60.

"The Party Runs the Show: How the CCP Controls the State and Towers over the Government, Legislature and Judiciary", in Willy Wo-Lap Lam ed., Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Communist Party, London & New York, Routledge, 2017.

"Beijing's Policy Towards President Tsai Ing-wen and the Future of Cross-Strait Relations", Journal of Diplomacy, Volume XVIII, Number 1, Spring 2017, pp. 55-71.

"China's Institutional Changes in the Foreign and Security Policy Realm Under Xi Jinping: Power Concentration vs. Fragmentation Without Institutionalization", East Asia, 24 May 2017, doi:10.1007/s12140-017-9271-4. (PDF file)

"Why Corruption Is Here To Stay In China", The World Post, 15 March 2017.

"Burkina Faso: Between Taiwan's active public diplomacy and China's business attractiveness", South African Journal of International Affairs, January 2017, DOI: 10.1080/10220461.2016.1271746.

"Tanzania's all-weather friendship with China in the era of multipolarity and globalisation: towards a mild hedging strategy" (with Jean-Raphaël Chaponnière), African East Asian Affairs, No. 3, December 2016, pp. 34-61.

"What Kind of International Order Does China Want? Between Reformism and Revisionism", Editorial Special Feature, China Perspectives, No. 2016/2, p. 3-6.

"Relations Across the Taiwan Strait: Still a Major Political and Security Problem", in International Institute of Strategic Studies, Asia-Pacific Regional Security Assessment 2016: Key developments and trends, London, IISS, 2016, pp. 129-144. (Read PDF)

Jean-Pierre Cabestan and Jean-Raphaël Chaponnière, Tanzania-China All-weather Friendship from Socialism to Globalization: A Case of Relative Decline, Discussion Paper, Centre for Chinese Studies, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa, May 2016, 1/2016, 31 pp.

"Cross-Strait Integration and Taiwan’s New Security Challenges", in Gunter Schubert ed., Taiwan and the ‘China Impact’. Challenges and Opportunities, Abingdon, Oxon & New York, Routledge, 2016, pp. 282-300.

"Lien Chan", in Kerry Brown ed. Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography, vol. 4, Great Barrington, MA, Berkshire Publishing Group, 2016, pp. 322-327.

"Taiwan and Chinese Security", in Lowell Dittmer & Maochun Yu eds., Routledge Handbook of Chinese Security, Abingdon, Oxon & New York, 2015, pp. 181-199.

"China-Cameroon Relations: Fortunes and Limits of an Old Political Complicity", South Africa Journal of International Affairs, 2015, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 67-91.

"The Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC): Its Role and its Future", in In Kerry Brown ed., The EU-China Relationship: European Perspectives. A Manual for Policy Makers, Hackensack, NJ & London, UK, Imperial College Press, 2015, pp. 51-62.

"Recent Changes in Taiwan’s Defense Policy and Taiwan-USA Relations", East Asia, No. 31, 2014, pp. 343-354.

"Sunflower Movement and the future of democracy in Taiwan…and Hong Kong" [Web log post].

"Gabon-China Relations: Towards a More Cautious Partnership", African East-Asian Affairs, Issue 2, June 2014, pp. 6-37.

"Democracy Spring 1989" [Web log post].

"Ma Ying-jeou’s Mainland Policy since 2012 : Has it Hardened and Why?", paper presented at The 10th Symposium on China-EU Relations and the Taiwan Question, Shanghai, 28-31 July, 2013.

"The Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Central Asia, and the Great Powers, An Introduction. One Bed, Different Dreams?", Asian Survey, June 2013, Vol. 53, No. 3, pp. 423-435.

"The Future of Taiwan: Unification or ‘Silent Normalisation’?" in Jean-François Sabouret ed., The Asian Side of the World. Editorials on Asia and the Pacific, 2002-2011, Paris, CNRS Éditions, 2012, pp. 239-243.

"Cross-Straits Relations." Oxford Bibliographies in "Chinese Studies", ed. Tim Wright, New York, Oxford University Press, 22 April 2013.

"The Case of Taiwan: independence without secession?", in Jean-Pierre Cabestan & Aleksandar Pavkovic eds., Secessionism and Separatism in Europe and Asia. To have a state of one's own, Routledge, Oxon & New York, 2013, pp. 237-253.

"China and European Security and Economic Interests: A French Perspective", in Robert Ross, Oystein Tunsjo and Tuosheng Zhang eds., US-China-EU Relations: Managing the New World Order, UK, Routledge, 2010, pp. 122-142. Chinese version: "法国视角下的中欧安全与经济问题" (Faguo shijiaoxia de Zhong’Ou anquan yu jingji wenti), 共同主编,中美欧关系:构建新的世界秩序 (Zhong Mei Ou guanxi: goujian xin de shijie zhixu), 北京,世界知识出版社,2012, 138-162 页。

"China and Ethiopia: Authoritarian Affinities and Economic Cooperation", China Perspectives, No. 2012/4, pp. 53-62.

"Taiwan's Changing Security Environment", paper presented at The 9th Symposium on China-EU Relations and the Taiwan Question, Chongming, Shanghai, 30 June – 3 July, 2012.

"Is Xi Jinping the Reformist Leader China Needs?", China Perspectives, No. 2012/3, pp. 69-76.

"The Global Financial Crisis and China's Domestic and International Political Options", in Jean-Pierre Cabestan, Jean-Francois Di Meglio & Xavier Richet, eds. China and the Global Financial Crisis: A Comparison with Europe, New York & London, Routledge, 2012, Ch. 1.

"The Strategic Triangle between Taiwan, China and the USA: A European Perspective", in Jens Damm & Paul Lim eds., European Perspectives on Taiwan, Weisbaden, Springer, 2012, pp. 125-143.

"US No 1, China No. 2, Or Will it Be the Other Way Round?", Book Review Essay, The International Spectator: Italian Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 47, No. 2, June 2012, pp. 102-107.

"European views on EU-Taiwan relations and Taiwan's economic and geostrategic importance", Washington DC, American Enterprise Institute, 21 June 2012, 21 pp.

"Reaction on the mainland to the Taiwanese election", in "Taiwan After the Election", China Analysis, April 2012, pp. 3-5.

"The Renaissance of the Legal Profession in China" (with Li Qinglan, Sun Ping & Yves Dolais), in Pierre-Etienne Will & Mireille Delmas-Marty eds., China, Democracy, and Law. A Historical and Contemporary Approach, Leiden & Boston, Brill, 2012, pp. 705-739.

"Taiwan-China: A Case of Secession or a Divided Nation?", in Aleksandar Pavkovic & Peter Radan eds., The Ashgate Research Companion to Secession, Farnham, Surrey, Ashgate, 2011, pp. 483-487.

"The Implications of the Chongqing Model for the Reform of the China's Legal System", in "One or Two Chinese Models?", China Analysis, November 2011, pp. 8-11.

"Energy Cooperation between China and Central Asia", in "The New Great Game in Central Asia", China Analysis, September 2011, pp. 6-8.

"Taiwan's Deteriorating Security Environment and its Impact on Cross-Strait Relations", paper presented at The 8th Annual Conference on China-EU Relations and the Taiwan Question, Wujiang, 23-24 June, 2011.

"China's Relations with the Major Powers: The United States, European Union and Russian Federation", in David Shambaugh ed., Charting China's Future - Domestic and International Challenges, USA, Routledge, 2011, pp. 77-85.

"Taiwan's Political Development and US-China Relations ", in Cheng-yi Lin and Denny Roy ed., The Future of United States, China, and Taiwan Relations, USA, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, pp. 13-28.

"How China managed to de-isolate itself on the international stage and re-engage the world after Tiananmen", in Jean-Philippe Béja ed., The Impact of China's 1989 Tiananmen Massacre, USA & Canada, Routledge, 2011, pp. 194-205.

"European Perspectives on China's Rise", in Herbert S. Yee ed., China's Rise – Threat or Opportunity?, London & New York, Routledge, 2011, pp. 80-100.

"The New Détente in the Taiwan Strait and Its Impact on Taiwan's Security and Future: More Questions than Answers", China Perspectives, No. 2010/3, pp. 22-33. (Download)

"Central Asia-China Relations and Their Relative Weight in Chinese Foreign Policy", in Marlène Laruelle, Jean-François Huchet, Sébastien Peyrouse, and Bayram Balci eds., China and India in Central Asia: A New "Great Game"?, UK, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, pp.25-40.

"The Future of Taiwan: Unification or "Silent Normalisation?", October 2010 Editorial of Réseau Asie.

"Peaceful Development of Cross-Strait Relations: Progress and Limit" paper presented at The 7th Annual Conference on China-EU Relations and the Taiwan Question, Shanghai, June 5-6, 2010. (Details)

"Introduction: China's New Diplomacy: Old Wine in a New Bottle?", in Shaun Breslin ed., Handbook of China's International Relations, London& New York, Routledge, 2010, pp. 1-10.

"Commentary on 'A Modest Proposal for a Basic Agreement on Peaceful Cross-Strait Development' by Chang Ya-chung", Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, Vol.39, No.1, January 2010, pp.163-173.

"China and European Security and Economic Interests: A French Perspective", in Robert Ross, Oystein Tunsjo and Tuosheng Zhang eds., US-China-EU Relations: Managing the New World Order, UK, Routledge, 2010, pp.122-142.

"Constitutionalism and Western Legal Traditions in Human Rights in Asian Legal Systems: With a Special Focus on Chinese Legal Systems", in Jorge Costa Oliviera & Paulo Cardinal eds., One Country, Two Systems, Three Legal Orders – Perspectives of Evolution. Essays on Macau's Autonomy after the Resumption of Sovereignty by China, Berlin & Heidelberg, Springer, 2009, pp. 715-731.(Download)

"The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation viewed from the United States and Europe", Central Asia - China: Current Status and Prospects for Cooperation, Kazakhstan Institute of Strategic Studies, Almaty, August 2009, pp.19-40.(Download)

"China's Foreign- and Security-policy Decision-making Processes under Hu Jintao", Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, Vol.38, No.3, March 2009, pp.63-97.(Download)

"Taiwan: An Internal Affairs! How China's Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy Interact on the Taiwan Issue?", East Asia, 2009, n 26, pp. 1-20.

"Taiwan's Political Development and China-US Relations", paper presented at the "International Conference on Taiwan Relations Act Entering Its 30th Anniversary: Continuities, Changes and Challenges", Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, March 27-28, 2009.

"Ironies and lessons of Chen Yunlin's visit to Taiwan", China Policy Institute, The University of Nottingham, 2008.

"A New Constitutional Balance and the Prospect for Constitutional Change in Taiwan", in Steven M. Goldstein and Julian Chang eds., Presidential Politics in Taiwan: The Administration of Chen Shui-Bian, Norwalk, CT, EastBridge, 2008, pp.29-47.(Download)

"Policy Discussion and Suggestions about the Relations Across the Taiwan Strait: A European-French Perspective", paper presented at The Fifth Annual Conference on Sino-European Relations and Cross-Strait Relations, Xiamen, May 31 - June 2, 2008. (Details)

"EU and China: Heading Towards Bumpy Relations", in Wang Gungwu & John Wong eds., Interpreting China's Development, Hackensack, NJ, World Scientific, 2007, pp. 251-255.

"Learning from the EU? China's Changing Outlook Toward Multilateralism", in Wang Gungwu et Zheng Yongnian, eds, China and the New International Order, London & New York, Routledge, 2008, pp. 203-217.

"The Taiwan Issue in Europe-China Relations: An Irritant more than Leverage", in David Shambaugh, Eberhard Sandschneider & Zhou Hong eds., China-Europe Relations, Perceptions, Policies and Prospects, London & New York, Routledge, 2008, pp. 84-101.

"EU and China: Heading towards Bumpy Relations", in Wang Gungwu & John Wong eds., Interpreting China's Development, Singapore, World Scientific Publishing, 2007, pp. 251-255.

"The Role of France in Sino-European Relations: Central or Marginal?", in David Kerr & Liu Fei eds., The International Politics of EU-China Relations, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2007, pp. 129-150.

"Constitutional Developments in Taiwan and Democratization of the Republic of China: A Model or a Precedent for the People's Republic of China?", in Robert Ash & J. Megan Greeene eds., Taiwan in the 21st Century. Aspects and Limitations of a Development Model, London & New York, Routledge, 2007, pp. 213-231.

"Studies of Chinese Politics in Europe", in Robert Ash, David Shambaugh & Seiichiro Takagi eds. China Watching, Perspectives from Europe, Japan and the United States, London & New York, Routledge, 2007, pp. 99-131.

"China's Constitutionalism and Its Recent Developments in China and Taiwan" in The Macau Ricci Institute d., Culture, Law and Order — Chinese and Western Traditions, Macao, Macau Ricci Institute, 2007, pp. 427-453.

"European Union-China Relations and the United States", Asian Perspectives, Vol. 30, No. 4, 2006, pp. 11-38.

"China is Reaching Out to the New World: Introduction to the Special Issue", Asian Perspectives, Vol. 30, No. 4, 2006, pp. 5-10.

"Rising China's Foreign Relations" (Guest Editor), Special Issue", Asian Perspectives, Vol. 30, No. 4, 2006, pp. 5-140.

"Cross-Strait Relations: What Role for the European Union?", Briefing Paper presented at the Second Policy Analysis Workshop, Europe China Academic Network, European Commission, Brussels, 7 June 2006 (published on ECAN website).

"The Taiwan Conundrum", in Jae Ho Chung d., Charting China's Future. Political, Social and International Dimensions, Lanham, Ma., Rowman & Littlefield, 2006, pp. 165-190.

More Power to the People's Congresses? Parliaments and Parliamentarism in the People's Republic of China ,Asien, n 99, April 2006, pp. 42-69.

"The Relations between France and China: Towards a Paris-Beijing Axis? ", China: An International Journal, vol. 4, n 2, September 2006, pp. 327-340.

"Marginalizing Taiwan Weakens Mainland Security", in Edward Friedman ed., China's Rise, Taiwan's Dilemmas and International Peace, London & New York, Routledge, 2006, pp. 227-245.

"Specificities and Limits of Taiwanese Nationalism", China Perspectives, No. 62, November-December 2005, pp. 32-43.

"Cross-Strait Tensions and their Impact on Taiwan's Domestic Politics and Security Policy", in Gnter Schucher & Margot Schller eds., Perspectives on Cross-Strait Relations: View from Europe, Hamburg, Institut fr Asienkunde, 2005, pp. 73-87.

"The Many Facets of Chinese Nationalism", China Perspectives, No. 59, May-June 2005, pp. 26-40.

"The Political and Practical Obstacles to the Reform of the Judiciary and the Establishment of a Rule of Law in China", Journal of Chinese Political Science, Vol. 10, No. 1, Spring 2005. pp. 43-64. (re-published in Yang Zhong & Shiping Hua eds., Political Civilization and Modernization in China. The Political Context of China's Transformation, Singapore, World Scientific Publishing, 2006, pp. 175-206.)

"Is China Moving Towards 'Enlightened' But Plutocratic Authoritarianism?", China Perspectives, No. 55, September-October 2004, pp. 21-28

"China-Taiwan relations after Chen Shui-bian's re-election: The worst scenario is not the most likely ", Taiwan Perspective (e-Paper published by the Institute for National Policy Research), Issue No.26, 25 May 2004.

"Taiwan's Challenge to China and the World", Yaleglobal, 12 March 2004.

"The Chinese Factor: China Between Multipolarity and Bipolarity", in Gilles Boqurat & Fredric Grare eds., India, China, Russia: Intricacies of an Asian Triangle, New Delhi, India Research Press, 2004, pp. 119-159.

Crisis Management in the Taiwan Strait , Daxiyangguo, Revista Portuguesa de Estudos Asiaticos, No. 3, 1er Semester 2003, pp. 67-80.

"The 10th National People's Congress and After. Moving towards a new authoritarianism, both elitist and consultative?", China Perspectives, No. 47, May-June 2003, pp. 4-20.

"China Perspectives and Perspectives chinoises", Issues and Studies, Vol. 38, No. 4/vol. 39, No. 1, December 2002-March 2003, pp. 340-343.

(With Jean-Philippe Bja), "The Response of Intellectuals to the Challenges of the Twenty-first Century in China", Contemporary Chinese Thought, Vol. 34, No. 4, Summer 2003, 96 pp. & Vol. 35, No. 1, Autumn 2003, 92 pp.

"How Open-ended is Taiwan's Future?", Postface, Wu Zhuoliu, The Fig Tree, Memoirs of a Taiwanese Patriot, London, 1st Books Library, 2002, pp. 264-287.

"France's Taiwan Policy: A Case of Shopkeeper Diplomacy", in Werner Meissner & Jean-Pierre Cabestan eds., "The Role of France and Gemany in Sino-European Relations", East-West Dialogue, Special Issue, Vol. VI, No. 2 - Vol. VII, No. 1, June 2002, pp. 264-291.

(With Leila Choukroune), "China and WTO", China Perspectives, No. 40, March-April 2002 and No. 41, May-June 2002, 96 pp. et 88 pp.

"Integration without Reunification", The Cambridge Review of International Affairs, vol. 15, 2002, No. 1, pp. 95-103.

"The Relationship between the National People's Congress and the State Council in the People's Republic of China: A Few Checks but no Balances", CEFC Working Paper, No. 1, July 2000, 30 pp. (An updated version was published in the American Asian Review, Vol. XIX, No. 3, Fall 2001, pp. 35-73.)

"Is There a Solution to the China-Taiwan Quarrel?" presentation and special feature, China Perspectives, No. 34, March-April 2001, pp. 4-47.

"Administrative Law-Making in the People's Republic of China", in Jan Michiel Otto, Maurice V. Polak, Jianfu Chen & Yuwen Li eds., Law Making in the People's Republic of China, The Hague, London, Boston, Kluwer Law International, 2000, pp. 175-188.

"The Relations Across the Taiwan Strait: Twenty Years of Development and Frustration", in Lau Chung-ming & Jianfa Shen eds., China Review 2000, Hong Kong, The Chinese University Press, 2000, pp. 105-134.

"Chen Shui-bian's Victory Rules out Dtente in the Taiwan Strait", China Perspectives, No. 29 May--June 2000, pp. 36-51.

"Taiwan in 1999: A Difficult Year for the Island and the KMT", Asian Survey, Vol. XXXX, No.1, January-February 2000, pp. 172-180.

"'State to State' Tension Rises Again Across the Taiwan Strait", China Perspectives, No. 25, September-October 1999, pp. 4-13.

"Wang Daohan and Koo Chen-fu Meet Again: A Political Dialogue… of the Deaf?, China Perspectives, No. 21, January-February 1999, pp. 25- 27.

"Taiwan in 1998: An Auspicious Year for the Kuomintang", Asian Survey, vol. XXXIX, No. 1, January-February 1999, pp. 140-147.

"Administrative Reform: Adjusting the Power System", Chinabrief, Vol. I, No. 34, November 1998, pp. 9-12.

"From Missiles to Missives - Peking and Taipei start talking again: back to square one?", China Perspectives, No. 17, May-June 1998, pp.22-29.

"Taiwan - Mainland China: Reunification Remains More Impossible Than Ever" in Marie-Luise Nth ed., The Republic of China on Taiwan in International Politics, Sonderdruck, Peter Lang, 1998, pp. 51-69.

"The November 1997 Local Elections in Taiwan - The KMT, a Minority Party", China Perspectives, No. 15, January-February 1998, pp. 38-48.

"The Constitutional Reform - Is Taiwan Moving Towards a French-style Semi-presidential System?", China Perspectives, No.14, November-December 1997, pp. 40-44.

"The Future of Political Relations Between Hong Kong and Taiwan - A No-Win Game of Go?", China Perspectives, No.12, July-August 1997, pp.67-71.

"Relations Across the Taiwan Strait One Year After the Missiles", China News Analysis, No.1588-89, July 1-15, 1997, pp. 1-14.

"Direct Shipping Links Between China and Taiwan: What is at Stake?", China Perspectives, No.11, May-June 1997, pp. 32-38.

"The Mainland China Factor in Taiwan's 1995 and 1996 Elections: A Secondary Role", in Greg Austin ed., Missile Diplomacy and Taiwan's Future - Innovation in Politics and Military Power, Canberra, Australian National University, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, 1997, pp. 9-28.

"Lee Teng-hui Did not Go into Mourning Nor Did the Taiwanese...", China Perspectives, No.10, March-April 1997, pp. 17-18.

"The Main Institutes of Research on Taiwan in the PRC", China Perspectives, No.9, January-February 1997, pp. 52-55.

"Taiwan's Mainland Policy: Normalization, Yes; Reunification, Later", The China Quarterly, No. 148, December 1996, pp. 1260-1283.

"Who do the Diaoyu Islands Belong to?", China Perspectives, No.8, November-December 1996, pp. 44-48.

"Lee Teng-hui's New Cabinet",China Perspectives, No.6, July-August 1996, pp. 34-38.

"The Impact of Peking's Missile Strategy", China Perspectives, No.5, May-June 1996, pp. 28-32.

"Taiwan: The 1995 Legislative Elections. Peking and the Elections: an Illusory Victory", China Perspectives, No.3, January-February 1996, pp. 34-39.

"A Chinese Bid Towards Legitimacy. The 7th International Conference Against Corruption", China Perspectives, No.2, November-December 1995, pp. 53-57.

"Prophecies of an Invasion", Review Article, China Perspectives, No.1, September-October 1995, pp.75-77.

"Mainland Missiles and the Future of Taiwan...and Lee Teng-hui. Initial Fear Gives Way to Indifference", China Perspectives, No.1, September-October 1995, pp. 43-47.

"Sino-Western European Relations: Distant Neighbours or Distant Rivals?", China Review, Autumn-Winter 1995, pp. 42-44.

"The Relationship Across the Taiwan Strait in the Post-Cold War Era: Neither Reunification Nor 'Win-Win' Game", Issues and Studies, Vol. 31, No. 1, January 1995, pp. 27-50. ("The Cross-Strait Relationship in the Post-Cold War Era: Neither Reunification Nor 'Win-Win'Game", Reprinted in Bih-jaw Lin ed., The Asia-Pacific and Europe in the Post-Cold War Era, pp.90-112.)

"Administrative Reform in China: Cosmetic Changes and Modernization", China News Analysis, April 1, 1994, pp.1-10.

"Human Rights in China: How Things Can Be Changed?", in The Forum Team of the Alliance for a Better China ed., In Quest for a Better China, River Edge, NJ, Global Publishing Co., 1993, pp. 21-29.

"Civil Service Reform in China : the Draft 'Provisional Order Concerning Civil Servants'", International Review of Administrative Sciences, Vol. 58 (1992), pp. 421-436.

"Chinese Values and Attitude Towards Law in Mainland China", Proceedings of the International Conference on Values in Chinese Societies, Taipei, Centre for Chinese Studies, 1992, Research Series Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 451-467.

"The Reform of the Civil Service", China News Analysis, No. 1437, June 15 1991, pp.1-9.

(in collaboration with John Burns) "Provisional Chinese Civil Service Regulations", Chinese Law and Government, Winter 1990-91, Vol. 23, No. 4, 97 p.

"Sino-European Relations", in Gerald Segal ed., Chinese Politics and Foreign Policy Reform, London, Kegan Paul International, 1990, pp. 214-229.

"The Provisional Regulations on State Civil Servants (Draft)", The Information Bulletin of the European Association for Chinese Law, Vol. V, No. 4, December 1989, pp. 15-20 & Vol. VI, No. 1, April 1990, pp. 17-22.

"The Reform of the Civil Service", China News Analysis, n 1282, April 1, 1989, pp. 1-10.

"Communist Party Discipline and the Law in the People's Republic of China", Proceedings of the XXXth European Conference of Chinese Studies, Torino, Italy, 31 aot-6 septembre 1986, Proceedings, Rome, ISMEO, 1988, pp. 29-37.

"Modernisation of the Elites Directing Central Administration", in Stephan Feuchtwang, Altar Hussain et Thierry Pairrault, eds, Transforming China Economy, vol. II, London, Zed Press, 1988, pp. 67-92.

"Chinafrique, avez-vous dit?" (Chinafrica, did you say?), Outre-Terre (Revue européenne de géopolitique – European journal of geopolitics), n° 30, December 2011, 442 p. Jean-Joseph Boillot and Stanislas Dembinski, Chindiafrique. La Chine, L'inde et l'Afrique feront le monde de demain (Chindiafrica: China, India and Africa will shape tomorrow’s world), Paris, Odile Jacob, 2013, 370 p., China Perspectives, 2013/2, pp. 85-86. (English version) (French version)

Inseparable Separation: The Making of China's Taiwan Policy, by Jing Huang with Xiaoting Li, Singapore, World Scientific, 2010, x-452 pp., The China Journal, No. 68, July 2012, pp. 231-233. (Download)

Nancy Bernkopf Tucker," Strait Talk: United States-Taiwan Relations and The Crisis with China. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 2009, xiv, 390 pp.", China Perspectives, No. 2, 2010, pp. 91-92. (Download)

"Su Chi, Taiwan's Relations with Mainland China: A Tail Wagging Two Dogs. New York, Routledge, 2009, xix, 342 pp.", China Perspectives, No. 4, 2009, pp. 145-146. (Download)

"How East Asians View Democracy. By Yun-han Chu, Larry Diamond, Andrew J. Nathan, and Doh Chul Shin (eds), New York, Columbia University Press, 2008, xv + 309 pp.", China Perspectives, No. 2009/3, pp. 119-121. (Download)

"Why Taiwan? Geostrategic Rationales for China's Territorial Integrity. By ALAN M. WACHMAN. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2007. xviii, 254 pp.", The Journal of Asian Studies, vol. 67, No.3, August 2008, pp. 1072-1074. (Download)

"Taiwan et Hong Kong face à la volonté de puissance de la Chine" (Taiwan and Hong Kong and the Challenge of China’s Will to Power), Revue des Deux Mondes, November 2020, pp. 62-71.

« Chine, l'impossible démocratisation » (China, the Impossible Democratisation), in Jean-Vincent Holeindre ed. La démocratie. Entre défis et menaces (Democracy. Between Challenges and Threats), Paris, Sciences Humaines Editions, 2020, pp. 235-243.

"L'activisme diplomatique de Xi Jinping" (Xi Jinping's Diplomatic Activism), in Alice Ekman ed., La Chine dans le monde (China in the World), Paris, CNRS Editions, 2018, pp. 95-123.

"Xi Jinping, nouveau dictateur retrograde" (Xi Jinping: A New and Backward Dictator), Le Monde, 4-5 March 2018.

"Xi Jinping, l'homme le plus puissant de la future première puissance mondiale ?", Le, 14 novembre 2017.

"Après le XIXème congrès : Comment faire face à la Chine de Xi Jinping ?" (After the 19th Party Congress : how to face Xi Jinping's China ?), Mondes chinois, nouvelle Asie, n° 50, 2017, pp. 27-37.

"Vers un renouveau des tensions dans le détroit de Taiwan ?" (Towards renewed tensions in the Taiwan Strait?), in Juliette Genevaz ed., Les enjeux de la stragégie chinoise de « défense active », Paris, Inserm, 2016, pp. 9-10. (Read article)

"La Chine en 2015 : réformes, répression et activisme diplomatique" (China in 2015: Reforms, Repression and Diplomatic Activism), in Jean-Luc Racine ed., Asie, Edition 2016-2017, Paris, La Documentation française, 2016, pp. 15-30.

"Les relations internationales de la Chine après la crise de 2008" (China’s international relations after the 2008 crisis), Geoconfluences, 14 février 2016.

"On peut parler d’une montée du militarisme en Chine", Le, 3 septembre 2015.

"la Chine en 2014" (China in 2014), in Jean-Luc Racine ed., Asie, Edition 2015-2016, Paris, La Documentation française, 2015, pp. 19-37.

"Préface", in Eric Mottet, Barthélémy Courmont & Frédéric Lasserre eds. La Chine et le monde : quelles nouvelles relations ? Quels nouveaux paradigmes ? (China and the World: New Relations? New Paradigms?), Quebec, Presses universitaires du Quebec, 2015, pp. 7-13.

"Les mouvements de masse ont contraint le pouvoir chinois à évoluer", L’humanité, 19-20-21 décembre 2014. (Download)

« Chine-Russie : relation bilatérale au beau fixe » (China-Russia : rosy prospect for bilateral relations), TV5Monde, 14 novembre 2014.

« A la revendication politique, s’ajoute la revendication sociale » (Social demands are attached to political demands) , L’Humanité, 7-8-9 novembre 2014, p. 21.

« Hong Kong : comprendre la ‘révolution des parapluies’ » (Hong Kong : understanding the « umbrella revolution »), Le Figaro, 10 octobre 2014.

"Hong Kong est devenue le lieu où se pense l'avenir de la Chine", Le Temps, 10 octobre 2014. (Version 1, Version 2)

« La mobilisation d’aujourd’hui va être cruciale » (Today’s mobilisation is going to be crucial), Les Echos, 1 octobre 2014.

« Une divergence fondamentale de culture politique entre Hong Kong et le continent chinois » (A fundamental divergence between Hong Kong and mainland China’s political cultures), Le Monde, Interview, 29 septembre 2014.

"La Chine en 2013" (China in 2013), in Jean-Luc Racine ed. Asie, Edition 2014-2015, Paris, La Documentation Française, 2014, pp. 19-34.

"Jusqu’où ira la Chine dans son affirmation de puissance?” (How far will China go in its power assertiveness?), Le Débat, No. 179, mars-avril 2014, pp. 116-128.

"Europe, Crimée, Taiwan….le lion chinois est plus que jamais aux aguets" (Europe, Crimea, Taiwan….the Chinese lion is more than even on alert), Le, 2 April 2014.

"Les relations Chine-Afrique : nouvelles responsabilités et nouveaux défis d’une puissance mondiale en devenir" (China-Africa Relations : The New Responsibilities and Challenges of a Potential World Power), Hérodote, No. 150, Third Term 2013, pp. 150-171.

"De la Chine de Hu à la Chine de Xi: vers une consolidation du modèle de développement autoritaire ?" (From Hu’s to Xi’s China: Towards a consolidation of the authoritarian development model ?), Asie 2013-2014, Paris, La Documentation française, 2013, pp. 17-31.

"L’arsenal nucléaire chinois et sa capacité de frappe en second" (The Chinese Nuclear Arsenal and its Second Strike Capability), Cesim – Observatoire de la non-prolifération, No. 77, mars 2013, p. 1.

"Quelle médiation pour les île Senkaku?" (What mediation for the Senkaku islands ?), Diplomatie, No. 60, janvier-février 2013, pp. 28-29.

"« L’Asie » (Asia) & « La Chine » (China)", in Pierre Hassner ed., Les relations internationales, 2ème édition, Paris, La Documentation française, 2012, pp. 249-258 & 259-262.

"Et après le 18ème congrès en Chine?" (And After the 18th Party Congress in China?), Le Figaro, 20 novembre 2012.

"Incertitudes à la veille du 18ème congrès du PC chinois", Libération, 10 octobre 2012.

"Un conseil à la Chine: oubliez les Diaoyu!", Le Figaro, 25 septembre 2012.

"L'Asie est-elle sino-centree?" (is Asia Sino-Centered?), Politique etrangere, 2/2012, pp. 345-357.

"Preface", in Carine Pina-Guerassimoff, La Chine et sa nouvelle diaspora - La mobilité au service de la puissance, Paris, Ellpise, 2012.

"Fuite de Chen Guangcheng aux Etats-Unis : l'avocat clairvoyant et le pouvoir aveugle", Le Figaro, 8 mai 2012.

"Crise de légitimité politique en Chine", Le, 20 avril 2012.

"La normalisation silencieuse" (The silent normalisation), interview, Taiwan Aujourd'hui, Vol. XXVIII, N° 8, août 2011.

"La Chine entre intégration et affirmation de sa puissance" (China between integration and power assertiveness), interview, Mondes chinois, No. 25, Spring 2011, pp. 7-14.

"L'Asie centrale vue de Chine" (China's view of Central Asia), Relations Internationales N° 145 la Chine et l'Asie Centrale, Paris, Puf, janvier 2011, pp. 53-70.

"Révolution de jasmin : vont-elles s'étendre à la Chine ?", Le Petit Journal, 27 mars 2011.

Entries "Chine" and "Hong Kong" in Pascal Gauchon ed., Dictionnaire de géopolitique et de géoéconomie, Paris, PUF, 2011, pp.124-131 & 323-324.

"La nouvelle détente dans le détroit de Taiwan: Quel impact sur la sécurité et l'avenir de la République de Chine ?" (The New Détente in the Taiwan Strait and Its Impact on Taiwan's Security and Future: More Questions than Answers), Perspectives chinoises, No. 2010/3, pp. 24-37. (Download)

"Chine : une diplomatie tous azimuts", Universalis 2008, Paris, Encyclopedia Universalis, 2008, pp. 834-841. (Download)

"Une très grande puissance incomplète et vulnerable" (a very big but incomplete and vulnerable power), in "La Chine dans la mondialisation" (Globalising China), Questions Internationales, N° 32, juillet-août 2008, pp. 7-19.

Les Tribunaux militaires en Chine (China's Military Courts), in Elisabeth Lambert Abdelgawad ed., Juridictions militaires et tribunaux d'exception en mutation. Perspectives comparées et internationales (Military Courts and Tribunals of Exception in evolution. Comparative and International Perspectives), Paris, Editions des Archives Contemporaines & Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie, 2007, pp. 135-160. (Download)

"La montée en puissance de la diplomatie chinoise", (The rise of China's diplomacy), in Sophie Boisseau du Rocher, Asie dix ans après la crise, édition 2007-2008 (Asia, ten years after the crisis), Paris, La Documentation française, 2007, pp, 57-80.

""La politique étrangère chinoise : Une Chine sans ennemis n'est pas forcément une Chine rassurante" (China's foreign policy : a China without enemies is not necessarily a more reassuring China), Hérodote, 2007, pp. 11-27.

(with Sun Ping & Li Qinglan) "Le renouveau des professions judiciaires en Chine" (The Revival of Judicial Professions in China), in Mireille Delmas-Marty & Pierre-Etienne Will éds., La Chine et la démocratie (China and Democracy), Paris, Fayard, 2007, pp. 681-712.

"L'impact international de la réforme juridique en Chine" (The international impact of the legal reform in China), Politique et Société, vol. 25, n° 2-3, 2006, pp. 105-119.

"Quelle solution pour le conflit Chine-Taiwan ?, Taiwan aujourd'hui, mai 2006, pp. 20-23.

"La Chine et Taïwan", (China and Taiwan) in Fondation Singer-Polignac & Société d'histoire diplomatique éds., La Chine dans les relations internationales aujourd'hui (China in Today's International Relations), actes du colloque du 25 janvier 2006, Paris, Fondation Singer-Polignac, 2006, pp. 97-106.

"Chine : des armes pour quoi faire ?" (China's military modernisation: to what end?), Politique internationale, n° 110, hiver 2005-2006, pp. 321-376.

"Les systèmes politiques du monde chinois" (The political systems of the Chinese world), in Guy Faure éd., Nouvelle géopolitique de l'Asie (Asia's New Geopolitics), Paris, Ellipses, 2005, pp. 183-217.

"Le droit comparé à l'épreuve de la diversité: l'exemple chinois" (Comparative law facing diversity: the Chinese case), in Jean du Bois de Gaudusson ed., Le devenir du droit comparé en France (The future of comparative law in France), Aix-en-Provence, Presses universitaires d'Aix-Marseille, 2005, pp. 149-152.

"Les aléas de la construction d'un Etat de droit en Chine", in Frédéric Lasserre ed., L'éveil du dragon. Les défis du développement de la Chine au XXIème siècle, (The Dragon's Awakening. The Challenges of China's Development in the XXIst Century), Québec, Presses de l'Université du Québec, 2005, pp. 423-443.

"Le plénum du PC chinois de septembre 2004 et le départ de Jiang Zemin" (The Fourth Plenum of the Chinese Communist Party in September 2004 and Jiang Zemin's Retirement), Défense nationale, No. 12, décembre 2004, pp. 173-182.

"Le contexte juridique chinois. Evolutions institutionnelles et legislatives"(The Chinese Legal Environment. Institutional and Legislative Changes), in Centre français de droit comparé ed., L'actualité du droit chinois des affaires (China Business Law's New Developments), Paris, Société de législation comparée, 2004, pp. 13-19.

"Le face-à-face Chine-Taïwan: intégration économique et confrontation politico-militaire" (China-Taiwan: Economic Integration and Politico-Military Face-Off), Annuaire stratégique et militaire 2004, Paris, Odile Jacob, 2004, pp. 121-136.

"Chen Shui-bian et le triangle Taipei - Pékin – Washington" (Chen Shui-bian and the Taipei-Beijing-Washington Triangle), Critique internationale, No. 24, juillet 2004, 51-65.

« L'impossible avènement d'un Etat de droit en Chine populaire: est-ce la faute aux valeurs asiatiques, au communisme ou au retard économique? » (The difficult emergence of a rule of law in China: who is the culprit; Asia values, communism or eceonomic backwardness?) in Thierry Marrès & Paul Servais éds., Droits humains et valeurs asiatiques. Un dialogue possible?, (Human rights and Asia values. Is a dialogue possible?), Bruyant, Louvain-la-Neuve, 2002, pp. 77-90.

"Chine: entre réformisme et durcissement", (China: Between Reformism and Anti-Reformism), in Thierry de Montbrial & Pierre Jacquet eds., Ramses 2000, Paris Dunod, 2001, pp. 305-308.

"Crise asiatique et (non) réforme de l'Etat en Chine populaire" (The Asian Financial Crisis and the (non)-Reform of the State in China), in Revue française d'administration publique, No. 98, avril-juin 2001, pp. 287-299.

"Les institutions et le régime politique de Taiwan" (Taiwan's Institutions and Political Regime), "Les relations entre Taiwan et la Chine populaire: vers un modus vivendià long terme ?" (The Relations Across the Taiwan Strait: Towards a Long Term Modus Vivendi?), in Christine Chaigne, Cartherine Paix, Chantal Zheng eds., Taiwan ¬—Enquête sur une identité (Taiwan — Enquiry about an Identity), Paris, Karthala, 2000, pp. 147-159 & 191-211.

"La Chine populaire, Taiwan et les Etats-Unis — Échanges constructifs ou dilemme stratégique?" (The PRC, Taiwan and the USA — Constructive Exchanges or Strategic Dilemma?), Géopolitique, No. 67, octobre 1999, pp. 62-67.

"Chine: entre réformisme et durcissement" (China between Reformists and Hardliners), in Thierry de Montbrial & Pierre Jacquet eds., Ramses 2000, Paris, Dunod, 1999, pp. 305-308.

"Vers quel type de régime politique évolue Taiwan?" (Towards what type of polity does Taiwan evolve?), in Pierre Trolliet ed., Taiwan: économie, société et culture, Actes du colloque des 28 et 29 avril 1998, Paris, F. Paillart, 1999, pp. 138-154.

"La transition politique en Chine populaire: la libéralisation amorcée peut-elle accoucher d'une démocratisation?"(The political transition in Communist China: Can the underway liberalization give birth to democracy?), Special Issue, Revue d'études comparatives Est-Ouest, No.3, septembre 1997, pp. 95-117.

(in collaboration with Eric Seizelet, eds.), "La transition politique en Asie orientale" (The political transition in Eastern Asia), Special Issue, "Paris-Pékin : un dialogue sans complexes ?"(Beijing-Paris: A Dialogue Without Complex), Politique internationale, No. 75, Spring 1997, pp. 335-352., No. 3, September 1997, 227 p.

"Les relations entre Taiwan et la Chine populaire: vers un modus vivendi à long terme?" (Relations Between Taiwan and the People's Republic of China: Toward a Long Term Modus Vivendi?), Historiens & Géographes, No. 355, November 1996, pp. 209-219. (An Updated version of this article was published in Revista de Estudios Asiaticos (Madrid), 1997.)

"Chine" (China), in Simone Courteix ed., Le cadre institutionnel des activités spatiales des Etats. Etude comparative (The Institutional Framework of State-controlled Space Activities. A Comparative Study), Paris, Ed. Pedone, pp. 240-266.

"Le Parti communiste chinois aujourd'hui : L'idéologie, l'organisation, les hommes, l'emprise" (Today's Chinese Communist Party), Pouvoirs, No. 81, 1997, pp. 31-43.

"Un Etat de lois sans Etat de droit"(A State of Law Without Rule of Law), Special China Issue, Revue Tiers Monde, Vol. XXXVII, No. 147, juillet-septembre 1996, pp. 649-668.

(in collaboration with Claude Aubert and Françoise Lemoine, eds.), "La Chine après Deng" (After Deng's China), Special China Issue, Revue Tiers-Monde, Vol. XXXVII, No. 147, juillet-septembre 1996, pp. 465-742.

"Nouvelle crise dans le détroit de Taiwan" (New crisis in the Taiwan Straits)(A Documentary Survey), Problèmes politiques et sociaux, No. 771, 9 August 1996, 72 p.

"Taipei-Pékin : les liaisons dangereuses" (Taipei-Beijing: Dangerous Relations), Politique internationale, No. 72, Summer 1996, Special Taiwan Issue, pp. 43-56.

"Le voyage du président Lee Teng-hui aux Etats-Unis, une victoire pour Taiwan ou un échec pour la Chine populaire ?" (President Lee Teng-hui's Visit to the United States, a Victory for Taiwan or a Setback for the People's Republic of China?) , Perspectives chinoises, No. 29, May-June 1995, pp. 50-58.

"Les relations économiques entre la Chine populaire et Taiwan: vers une intégration ou une guerre économique entre les deux Chine?" (Economic Relations Between The People's Republic of China and Taiwan: Approach to an Integration or the Economic War Between the Two China?) , Le Courrier des pays de l'Est, No. 399, May 1995, pp. 29-34.

"Vers un sommet Jiang Zemin - Lee Teng-hui ? A propos du discours en huit point de Jiang Zemin et de la réponse en six points de Lee Teng-hui (Taiwan a Summit between Jiang Zemin and Lee Tenghui? About Jiang Zemin's Eight Point Speech and Lee Tenghui's Six Point Answer), Perspectives chinoises, No. 28, mars-avril 1995, pp. 43-49.

(in collaboration with Jean-Louis Rocca), "Les conséquences administratives et politiques de la réhabilitation des villes chinoises" (Administratives and Political Implication of the Rehabilitation of Cities in China), in Christian Henriot ed., Les métropoles chinoises au XXème siècle (Chinese Metropoles in the XXth Century), Paris, Editions Arguments, 1995, pp. 147-157.

"Taiwan: l'enjeu institutionnel des élections de décembre 1994" (Taiwan: The Institutional Stakes of December 1994's Election), Perspectives chinoises, No. 26, novembre-décembre 1994, pp. 28-31.

"Chine-Taiwan: un autre pas vers la normalisation?" (China-Taiwan: Another Step Towards Normalization?), Perspectives chinoises, No. 25, septembre-octobre 1994, pp. 28-30.

"Sida et droit en Chine populaire" (Aids and Law in the PRC), in Jacques Foyer & Lucette Khaïat eds., Droit et Sida, comparaison internationale, Paris, Ed. du CNRS., 1994, pp. 97-109.

"Taiwan", Annuel 1994 de l'Encyclopédie générale Hachette, Paris, Hachette, 1994, p. 142.

"Les sociétés par actions en Chine" (Stock Companies in China), Droit chinois des affaires, No. 23, April-September 1993.

"Les droits de l'homme en Chine", (Dossier de la Documentation française) (Human Rights in China - A Documentary Survey), Problèmes politiques et sociaux, n˚ 696, 22 January 1993, 64 p.

"La Chine à la recherche du néo-autoritarisme ou la revanche de Zhao Ziyang" (China in Search of Neo-Authoritarianism or Zhao Ziyant's Revenge), Revue d'études comparatives est-ouest, Vol. 23, No.1, March 1992, pp. 5-28.

"Droit pénal et libertés publiques en République populaire de Chine" (Criminal Law and Public Liberties in the People's Republic of China), Revue de science criminelle et de droit pénal comparé, No. 3, July-September 1992, pp. 674-677.

"Chine" (China), in Olivier Duhamel & Yves Meny eds., Dictionnaire constitutionnel, Paris, PUF, 1992, pp. 125-126.

"Justice répressive et droits de l'homme en République populaire de Chine - A propos de la mission de juristes français en Chine (octobre 1991)" (Repressive Justice and Human Rights in the People's Republic of China – About a Mission of French Jurists to China (October 1991)), Perspectives chinoises, No. 1, mars 1992, pp. 24-27.

"Chine", Annuaire de Législation Française et Etrangère 1989 (Yearbook of French and Foreign Legislation), Paris, C.N.R.S., Institut de Recherches Juridiques Comparatives, 1992, pp. 39-74.

"Pour un bilan des événements de mai-juin 1989" (For a Reassessment of the May-June 1989 Events), Etudes chinoises, vol X, n˚ 1-2, Spring-Autumn 1991, pp. 205-216.

"Chine: la réforme politique ou l'impossible démocratisation" (China's Political Reform: The Impossible Democratization) , Universalia 1990, Paris, Encyclopaedia Universalis, 1991, pp. 144-150.

(in collaboration with Eric Seizelet) "La Corée du Nord entre l'orthodoxie et l'ouverture : un communisme dans l'impasse" (North Korea Between Orthodoxy and Overtures: Its Communism at a Deadlock), Politique étrangère, 1990, No. 4, pp. 863-875.

"La liste comme élément de ritualisation du discours politique chinois" (The List as a Factor of Ritualization of the Chinese Political Discourse), Extrême-Orient - Extrême-Occident, No. 12, 1990, pp. 95-108.

"L'Armée chinoise : un facteur dans le conflit politique" (The Chinese Army: A Factor in the Political Conflict), Où va la Chine? (Where Does China Go?) Proceedings of a Conference organized by the IFRI and the INALCO, Paris, 2 Feburary 1990, pp. 41-59.

"Chine", Annuaire de Législation Française et Etrangère 1988 (Yearbook of French and Foreign Legislation), Paris, C.N.R.S., Institut de Recherches Juridiques Comparatives, 1990, pp. 87-166.

"Chine 1986-1987", Annuaire de Législation Française et Etrangère 1987 (Yearbook of French and Foreign Legislation), Paris, C.N.R.S., Institut de Recherches Juridiques Comparatives, 1989, pp. 83-159.

"Le droit chinois" (Chinese Law), Encyclopaedia Universalis, Paris, 1989, pp.677-683.

"La réforme des institutions administratives et politiques chinoises"(Reform of Administratives Institutions and Chinese Politics), Chine-URSS: vers un socialisme de marché ?, Cahier du GEMDEV, No. 11, November 1988, pp. 103-109, pp. 112-116.

"La Chine, le droit et les droits de l'homme" (China, Laws and Human Rights), Critique, No. 507-508, August-September 1989, pp. 592-603.

"Les 1ères journées juridiques franco-chinoises (The First Franco-Chinese Joint Conference on Law), Revue internationale de droit comparé, No. 3, 1989, pp. 779-789.

"La Chine: un totalitarisme oriental" (China: an Oriental Totalitarism), in POLIAKOV Léon, ed. Les Totalitarismes du XXème siècle, Paris, Fayard, 1987, pp. 321-365.

"Chine", Annuaire de Législation Française et Etrangère 1985 (Yearbook of French and Foreign Legislation), Paris, C.N.R.S., Institut de Recherches Judidiques Comparatives, 1987, pp. 91-136.

"La Chine à la recherche d'un 'Etat de droit'", (dossier de La Documentation Française) (Is China Ruled by Law? - A Documentary Survey), Problèmes politiques et sociaux, No. 555, 6 March 1987, pp. 1-36.

"La réforme de l'administration chinoise et ses limites" (Reform of the Chinese Civil Service and Its Limits), Revue Tiers Monde, Vol. XXVII, No. 108, October-November 1986, pp. 877-895.

"La politique étrangère chinoise vue des Etats-Unis" (Chinese Foreign Policy: A View from Washington) , Défense nationale, May 1986, pp. 117-130.

"Chine" in Annuaire de Législation Française et Etrangère 1984 (Yearbook of French and Foreign Legislation), Paris, C.N.R.S., Institut de Recherches Juridiques Comparatives, 1986, pp. 117-148.

"Développement du droit et modernisation en Chine populaire" (Development of the Legal System and Modernization in the People's Republic of China), Revue d'études comparatives Est-Ouest, Vol. 17, No. 2, June 1986, pp. 107-120.

"Comment devient-on ministre en Chine populaire?" (How Does One Become a Minister in the People's Republic of China), Revue d'études comparatives Est-Ouest, vol. 16, No. 4, December 1985, pp. 47-86.

"L'évolution de la position chinoise sur le désarmement depuis Mao Zedong" (Chinese Position on Disarmement and its Evolution Since Mao's Death), Défense nationale, April 1984, pp. 95-106.

"La Chine et le désarmement" (China and Disarmament), Stratégique, 1983, No. 19, pp. 115-148 & No. 20, pp. 103-127.

"Les limites de la déconcentration administrative de l'organisation économique en Chine populaire" (Administrative Decentralization of Chinese Economic Organisation and its Limits), Revue internationale des Sciences administratives, No. 3, 1983, pp. 310-318.

"Le contrôle juridictionnel de la légalité des actes administratifs en Chine : éléments d'analyse comparée des contentieux administratifs chinois et français. By Zhang LI, Bruxelles, Bruylant, 2009, 740 pp.", Revue internationale de droit comparé, No. 4-2010. (Download)

"How East Asians View Democracy. By Yun-han Chu, Larry Diamond, Andrew J. Nathan, Doh Chul Shin (éd.), New York, Columbia University Press, 2008, XV-309 p.", Perspectives chinoises, N° 2009/3, pp. 130-132. (Download)

"China and European Security and Economic Interests: A French Perspective", in Robert Ross, Oystein Tunsjo and Tuosheng Zhang eds., US-China-EU Relations: Managing the New World Order, UK, Routledge, 2010, pp. 122-142. Chinese version: 法国视角下的中欧安全与经济问题 (Faguo shijiaoxia de Zhong’Ou anquan yu jingji wenti), 共同主编,中美欧关系:构建新的世界秩序 (Zhong Mei Ou guanxi: goujian xin de shijie zhixu), 北京,世界知识出版社,2012, 138-162页。

"海外公民的保护,主权和不干涉内政" (Citizen's Protection, Sovereignty and Non Interference in Domestic Affairs), 国际政治研究(季刊)(International Politics Quarterly), Peking University, 2013, No. 2, pp. 48-52.

"欧中关系中的台湾问题:刺激点而非平衡器" (The Taiwan Issue in China-Europe Relations: An Irritant More than Leverage), in David Shambaugh, Eberhard Sandschneider and Zhou Hong eds., 中欧关系:观念、政策与前景 (China-Europe Relations: Perceptions, Policies and Prospects), Beijing, Social Sciences Academic Press. 2010. pp.85-103.

"Zhongguo : zou xiang yi ge jingjixing de fazhi?" (China: Towarts an Economic Rule of Law?), in Jiang Yihua & Li Qiang eds., Huaren shijie de xiandai goujia jiegou (Contemporary State Structures of the Chinese World), Taipei, Shangzhou chuban, 2003, pp. 353-380.

"Faguo dui renquan de zhenglun : cezhong qiangdiao rendaozhuyi ganshe de yiwu" (The French Debate on Human Rights and the Right of Humanitarian Interference), in Zhou Qi ed., Renquan yu waijiao (Human Rights and Diplomacy), Beijing, Shishi chubanshe, 2002, pp. 227-235.

"Zhongguo: fa yu renquan" (China: Law and Human Rights), Minzhu Zhongguo (Democratic China), No.3, August 1990.

"Periferia candente: de Tibet a Taiwan" (Hot periphery: from Tibet to Taiwan), Vanguardia Dossier , No. 28, July/September 2008, pp. 66-71.

Taiwan's Political Future after the November 2014 Local Election: "What is Taiwan’s Future Political Course?", Hong Kong Foreign Correspondent Club, 5 March 2015.

Taiwan's Future in the Asian Century: Toward a Strong, Prosperous and Enduring Democracy: "The EU Developed a Pragmatic Relationship with Taiwan", American Enterprise Institute, 10 November 2011.

"The Relations Across the Taiwan Strait Since Ma Ying-jeou's Election: Is Taiwan being Finlandized?" , Eminent Lectures' Series No.3, Institute for China Studies, Seoul National University, 28 April 2010.

"Implementation of East China Sea Peace Initiative: Perspective from Non-Claimant States", Paper presented at the International Conference on Implementation of East China Sea Peace Initiative – Search for New Approach, Sponsored by the Chinese Council of Advanced Policy Studies, Taipei, November 6, 2014. (Reference 1, Reference 2, Reference 3)

"Constitutionalism and Western Legal Traditions in Human Rights in Asian Legal Systems — with a Special Focus on Chinese Legal Systems", Paper presented at the International Conference "One Country, Two Systems, Three Legal Orders — Perspectives and Evolution", Macau, 5-7 February 2007.

"Opinion Polls and the Making of Taiwan's Mainland and Foreign Policies", Paper presented at the International Conference "Public Opinion and Foreign Policy : Crosscutting Euro-Asian Pespectives", organised by Science Po, Fudan University and the London School of Economics, Paris, Science Po, 6-7 October 2006.

"A European Role in Cross-Strait Relations?", Paper presented at the 5th Northeast Asian Forum, The Taiwan Strait and Northeast Asian Security, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Berlin, 15-17 December 2005.

"EU-China Policy and its Implications for Cross-Taiwan Straits Relations", Paper presented at an International Conference on "Asian Election 2004 : Regional Security Implications", organised by the Institute for National Policy Research (Taiwan) and IFRI in Paris, IFRI, 16-17 September 2004.

"Military Relationship with Politics and the Rise of Law and Due Process", Paper presented at an International Conference on the PLA organised by IFRI, 18 June 2004, Paris.

"Has September 11th and Its Consequences Diminished the Bush Administration's Security Commitment to Taiwan?", Paper presented at an International Conference on "Stability and Change Across the Taiwan Strait", Duke University, 31 January 2004.

"To Cohabit or not to Cohabit: That is the Question! A Comparison of the Taiwanese and the French Semi-Presidential Systems", Paper presented at an International Conference on "Semi-Presidentialism and Nascent Democracies", 24-25 October 2003, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan.

"A French Perspective on China's Administrative Law", Paper presented at the International Conference on the "Implications for Chinese Administrative Law of China's Accession to the WTO ", organised by China's National School of Administration and the Asia Foundation, Shanghai, 26-29 July 2001.

The New Developments in the Taiwan Strait since Chen Shui-bian's Election and their Impact on Cross Strait Relations , Paper presented at a conference on "Globalization and Taiwan" organised by the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1-3 December 2000.

"Constitutional Developments in Taiwan and Democratisation of the Republic of China: A Model or a Precedent for the People's Republic of China?", Paper presented at an international conference on "Taiwan as A Development Model for the 21st Century", organised by the School of Oriental and African Studies, SOAS, London, 21-22 September 2000.

"The Resumption of Talks Across the Taiwan Strait: Towards a Political Dialogue Without Political Negotiations?", Paper presented at an international conference organised by the CEFC, IFRI and INPR on "The Development of Contemporary Taiwan and Its Implications for Cross-Strait Relations, the Asia-Pacific Region and Europe", Institute for National Policy Research, Hsichih, Taipei, Taiwan, 16-17 December 1998.

"Sino-European Relations: Development, Challenges and Opportunities", Paper presented at the International Conference on Business Relations Between China and Europe organized by the School of Management of Sun Yat-sen University (Canton) and the ESC Lyon, Canton, 29-31 October 1997, 10 p.

"International Constraints Upon the Relations Across the Taiwan Strait", Paper presented at the XVIIth World Congress of the International Political Science Association, Seoul, August 17-21 1997, 19 p.

"Political and Administrative Reform in China Since Tiananmen: Cosmetic Changes and Modernisation", Paper presented at the Franco-Japanese Roundtable on Political and Social Changes in China, Tokyo, 7-8 December 1993, 15 p.

"The Future of Mainland China Political Reform in View of Taiwan Democratisation Experience", Paper presented at XVth World Congress of the International Political Science Association, Buenos Aires, 21-25 July 1991, 15 p.

"China in the Post Deng Xiaoping Era", Report prepared for the JETRO (London office), 15 March 1991, 19 p.

"Civil Law and Administrative Reform in the People's Republic of China", Paper presented to the Symposium on the General Principles of Civil Law of the People's Republic of China in a Comparative Perspective, Hong Kong, The Chinese University, March 1988, 14 p.

« Comment j’ai créé l’Antenne de Taipei du Centre d’Etudes Français sur la Chine Contemporaine (CEFC) » (How did I set up the Taipei Office of the French Centre for Research on Contemporary China), Hong Kong, December 2014.

"La démocratisation du système politique taiwanais, la taiwanisation de l'administration et la question de l'indépendence" (The Democratisation of the Taiwanese Political System, The Taiwanisation of the Administration and the Question of Independence), Paper presented at the XXIIIth International Congress of Administrative Sciences, Dubai, 1-5 July 1995, 11 p.

"Les administrations française et chinoise: quelques éléments de comparaison" (French and Chinese Administrations: A Few Elements of Comparison), Paper presented at a Franco-Chinese Roundtable on Administrative Systems, Peking, 26-28 October 1993, 20 p.

"L'avenir de Taiwan face à la Chine" (The Future of Taiwan and Its Relations With China), Report prepared for the Centre d'analyse et de prévision of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Paris, June 1993, 9 p.

"Justice répressive et droits de l'homme en République populaire de Chine", Rapport de la mission de juristes français (octobre 1991) (Repressive Justice and Human Rights in the People's Republic of China, Report of the French Jurists' Mission to China (October 1991)) (co-author), 120 p.

Further Information