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Welcome to my site. I am a Lecturer in Comparative Politics and Global Studies. I am also Head (Chair) of the Undergraduate Admissions & PR Panel in the Department of Government & Public Administration at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (SAR, China).

I am a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right and an Associate Research Fellow at the Center for Research & Social Progress (based in Italy). I am also a Research Fellow in the Global Europe Centre at the University of Kent/Brussels School of International Studies.

I provide regular political analysis for CNBC. I also serve on the Executive Committee of the International Affairs Research Centre, the Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. For Consultancy & Media based enquiries, please contact me at: jamesfdownes@cuhk.edu.hk

You will also find information about my research, teaching and media commentaries.


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