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Dr Klaus Larres is the Richard M Krasno Distinguished Professor of History & International Affairs at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, USA. He is also Director of the Krasno Global Affairs & Business Council/Krasno Events Series at UNC.
Larres served as a Counselor and Senior Policy Adviser at the German Embassy in Beijing, China (2018). In the spring of 2023he was a Visiting Scholar at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University. In 2023-24 he is a Global Europe & Kissinger China Institute Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC.
Previously Klaus Larres was the holder of the Henry A. Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC; a Member (Fellow) of the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) in Princeton, NJ.; a Visiting Professor at Schwarzman College/Tsinghua University in Beijing and a visiting professor at the Beijing Culture and Foreign Languages University.
He has been appointed to the position of 'Distinguished Visiting Professor' at the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai, India. He also serves on the 'International Board' of the Bundeskanzler-Willy-Brandt-Stiftung in Berlin and on the board of directors of the Carolina China Council in Raleigh, NC; and is a board member of both the Berlin, Germany, based foreign policy journal WeltTrends and The NC Zeitgeist Foundation in Charlotte, NC.
- 3. the Global Cold War & the politics of Winston Churchill in war and peace.
For his many book and article publications, please click on the taps below or above.
Klaus Larres likes to travel and explore the world;
He is keen on swimming, conversing, reading, writing & putting the world to rights;
He can be approached for speaking & consulting engagements;
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Klaus Larres also was a Senior Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations (CTR) at Johns Hopkins University/SAIS, in Washington, DC (2010-2018); in 2016 he served as a Fellow at Germany's leading think tank, the Institute of International and Security Affairs (SWP) in Berlin where he dealt with Germany's security and China policy.
Previously Larres was the Clifford Hackett Visiting Professor in European History at Yale University and a Visiting Professor of European Politics at Johns Hopkins University/School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC.
Prior to moving to the U.S. in 2009 he was Jean Monnet Professor of European Foreign & Security Policy at Queen's University Belfast in Northern Ireland; Professor in Foreign Policy and International Relations at the University of London (Royal Holloway) and the University of Ulster in N. Ireland.
Klaus Larres grew up in the German Rhineland near Cologne and was educated in both Germany and the UK. He has two wonderful teenage daughters.
The pictures above display the locations where I spent a significant period of time in my life: Olef, Cologne, London, Belfast, Washington, DC, Chapel Hill, Berlin, Beijing --