Philip Calvert is a Senior Fellow with the China Institute of the University of Alberta and a Senior Research Associate with the Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives at the University of Victoria. He served in Beijing as a Trade Commissioner (1984-87), Economic Counsellor (1994-1997) and Minister & Deputy Head of Mission (2004-2008). In Global Affairs Canada he served as Director General for North Asia, Deputy Chief Negotiator for Canada during China's accession to the WTO and as Director of the Technical Barriers to Trade Division. Most recently he spent 2012-2016 as Canada's ambassador to Thailand, Cambodia and Laos.
Most recent publications are chapters in books:
“Asian Trade and Supply Chain Linkages” (with Dan Ciuriak) in Victor V. Ramraj, ed., Covid-19 in Asia: Law and Policy Contexts New York: Oxford University Press, 2021.
“Democracy and Authoritarianism in Southeast Asia”, in Mark Williams, ed., The Politics of the Asia-Pacific. Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 2022.
RECENT PUBLICATIONS BY PHILIP CALVERT