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Marc Lanteigne


Associate Professor, Political Science

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Marc Lanteigne (兰马克)

Teaching in Political Science, including international relations, comparative politics (China, Asia-Pacific, Oceania, Polar Regions), security studies and comparative political economy.

Citizenship - Canadian, also New Zealand residency

Current Research Interests

  • China (domestic and international politics) and East Asia (Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, Pacific Islands), Polar Politics (Arctic and Antarctica)
  • Traditional / non-traditional security studies, including economic security
  • Comparative international and regional organisation, theory and practice
  • Comparative Asian approaches to international relations and international political economy

Current Projects

  • Identity-building processes and norm entrepreneurship of non-Arctic states in Arctic diplomacy
  • Comparative development of the political economy of the Belt and Road
  • Security questions of state digital currencies and cryptocurrencies within the framework of weaponised interdependence
  • Blog: Over the Circle - Arctic News and Analysis

Research Groups

Media 

Interviewed for Agence France-Presse, BBCCBC News, CNBCCNN, The Economist, The New York TimesQuartz as well as news services in Norway and elsewhere in Europe. 

Guest Courses

  • Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (DAV) - Asian Security
  • Royal Brunei Armed Forces Defence Academy - Asia-Pacific Security
  • Peking University - Asia-Pacific Security, Polar Politics
  • University of Iceland - Political Economy
  • University of Sichuan, Chengdu - International Relations

Select Fieldwork

  • Argentina (2018) - Antarctic Treaty System; Sino-Argentina relations
  • Greenland (2013) - Chinese investment politics
  • Myanmar (2014-5) China diplomacy, democratisation
  • Pacific Islands (2010-3) - China-Taiwan aid policies, regional cooperation, external cooperation (Fiji, Hawai'i, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu; also Australia)
  • Switzerland (2017-8) - Arctic politics and identity-buiding (subsequent fieldwork in Estonia, 2020)
  • Taiwan (2019) - Hybrid threats and regional security

  • Marc Lanteigne :
    "e-breakout"? Weaponised Interdependence and the Strategic Dimensions of China's Digital Currency
    Chinese Journal of International Politics 2022 DOI
  • Marc Lanteigne, Larissa Stünkel :
    How a German Frigate in the South China Sea May Upend Beijing-Berlin Relations
    The Diplomat 06. Aug 2021
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    CPEC, Governance, and China’s Belt and Road in South Asia: The Path of Most Resistance?
    Routledge 2021 FULLTEKST
  • Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv, Marc Lanteigne :
    The Widening Spectrum of Arctic Security Thinking
    Routledge 2020 DOI
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    Considering the Arctic as a Security Region: The Roles of China and Russia
    Routledge 2020 DOI
  • Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv, Marc Lanteigne, Horatio Godfrey Sam-Aggrey :
    Understanding Arctic Security: What Has Changed? What Hasn’t?
    Routledge 2020 DOI
  • Horatio Godfrey Sam-Aggrey, Marc Lanteigne :
    Environmental Security in the Arctic: Shades of Grey?
    Routledge 2020 DOI
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    Great Powers in the Arctic: Changing Perspectives
    Global Asia 2020
  • Miwa Hirono, Yang Jiang, Marc Lanteigne :
    China's New Roles and Behaviour in Conflict-Affected Regions: Reconsidering Non-Interference and Non-Intervention
    The China Quarterly 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    The China–Switzerland Free Trade Agreement and Economic Identity-Building
    Journal of Contemporary China 25. Jan 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv, Marc Lanteigne, Horatio Godfrey Sam-Aggrey :
    Routledge Handbook of Arctic Security
    Routledge 2020
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    Chinese Foreign Policy: An Introduction (4th Edition)
    Routledge 2019
  • Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv, Marc Lanteigne :
    Climate and security in the Arctic region
    2022
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    Alle snakker om at Kina ser mot nordområdene. Men i denne arktiske hovedstaden er kineserne allerede på plass
    23. Feb 2021 DATA
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    Arktika-väliste riikide tegevus Arktika haldamisel
    Postimees 14. Feb 2021 FULLTEKST
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    'China and Arctic Security'
    2021
  • Marc Lanteigne, Lauren Johnston :
    'Here’s why China’s trade deal with Mauritius matters'
    Agenda - The World Economic Forum 15. Feb 2021 FULLTEKST
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    e-Breakout? China’s Digital Currency Policies and Economic Security
    2021
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    太平洋岛国因中资项目而政治震荡,萨摩亚和基里巴斯的两难选择
    27. May 2021
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    What a Melting Arctic Means for the World, and the Planet
    25. May 2021
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    The newest battlefield between China and the US: Antarctica
    25. Jun 2021
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    The Arctic is not the South China Sea
    South China Morning Post/Financial Times/Hoover's Online 25. May 2021 FULLTEKST
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    The Polar Policies in China’s New Five-Year Plan
    The Diplomat 21. Mar 2021 FULLTEKST
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    China’s Arctic Security Concerns
    2021
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    Taiwan’s Emerging Small State Diplomacy: The Case of St Kitts and Nevis
    2021
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    ‘“To Tell the Story Well…”: China as an Influencer in Modern Global Politics,’
    2021
  • Marc Lanteigne, Larissa Stünkel :
    The Splintering of the Pacific Islands Forum – What Now?
    Institute for Security and Development Policy 29. Apr 2021 FULLTEKST
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    Rare Earths Mining is Taking Centre Stage in Greenland’s Snap Election
    31. Mar 2021
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    The Arctic Council Goes Back to Basics
    Polar Connection 24. May 2021
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    Pressure Builds on Belarus
    26. May 2021
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    Geopolitics Returns to Belarus
    Eastern Europe Studies Centre 14. Nov 2020 FULLTEKST
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    Defence and Direct Democracy in Switzerland'
    Centre for Peace Studies UiT 07. Oct 2020 FULLTEKST
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    ‘Inside, Outside, Upside Down? Non-Arctic States in Emerging Arctic Security Discourses,’
    Brookings Institution Press 2020 DOI
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    ‘ “Observing” the Arctic: Asia in the Arctic Council and Beyond,’ (Book Review)
    Contemporary Southeast Asia 01. Oct 2020 DOI
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    ‘Arctic Policy after the US Election, Damage Control Ahead?’
    Eye on the Arctic 27. Oct 2020 FULLTEKST
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    Kinas ekspanderende arktiske horisont
    Nordnorsk Debatt 22. Jun 2020 FULLTEKST
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    'Dots Not Connected: The US, Morocco, and the Potential Resumption of the Western Sahara Conflict'
    Centre for Peace Studies UiT 14. Dec 2020 FULLTEKST
  • Marc Lanteigne, Helge Blakkisrud :
    The spiralling effects of the Sino-American trade war
    2020 ARKIV
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    The Arctic – Approaching the Tipping Point
    2020
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    “Observing” the Arctic: Asia in the Arctic Council and Beyond
    Contemporary Southeast Asia 2020 DOI
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    Chinese Interests in the Arctic
    2020
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    The changing shape of Arctic security
    NATO Review 28. Jun 2019 FULLTEKST
  • Marc Lanteigne, Mingming Shi :
    China Steps up Its Mining Interests in Greenland
    The Diplomat 12. Feb 2019 FULLTEKST
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    'Trump wall might isolate Norway too'
    18. Feb 2019 FULLTEKST
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    European Troubles and Norway’s Three-Point Game
    Global Brief 20. Jun 2019 FULLTEKST
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    Is America losing out on the Northern Sea Route?
    10. Sep 2019
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    China's Arctic ambitions
    04. May 2019
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    Could the Arctic chill US-China relations still further?
    12. May 2019
  • Marc Lanteigne :
    Explaining China’s Arctic Interests, the U.S.’ Efforts to Re-Engage, and the Growing Split Between the Two Countries
    06. Sep 2019
  • Marc Lanteigne, Mingming Shi :
    A Cold Arena? Greenland as a Focus of Arctic Competition
    The Diplomat 10. Jun 2019 FULLTEKST

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    Sample Publications

    Books

    Nordic-China Diplomacy ed. with Wrenn Yennie Lindgren and Bjørnar Sverdrup-Thygeson, (New York and London: Routledge, 2017).

    China’s Evolving Approach to Peacekeeping ed. with Miwa Hirono (London and New York: Routledge, 2012). (Paperback version, August 2014).

    Chinese Foreign Policy: An Introduction (London and New York: Routledge, 2009). (Second edition published January 2013, Third edition published December 2015, Fourth edition scheduled 2019).

    The Chinese Party-State in the 21st Century: Adaptation and the Reinvention of Legitimacy, ed. with André Laliberté (London and New York: Routledge, 2008); (paperback version, 2013).

    China and International Institutions: Alternate Paths to Global Power (London and New York: Routledge, 2005); (Paperback version, 2007).

    Chapters

    ‘The Path of Most Resistance? CPEC, Governance and China’s Belt and Road in South Asia,’ in Routledge Handbook of Autocratization in South Asia, ed. Sten Widmalm, (London: Routledge, 2021), <https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/oa-edit/10.4324/9781003042211/routledge-handbook-autocratization-south-asia-sten-widmalm>.

    ‘“Not Being Absent”: China’s Polar Silk Road and the Politics of Identity,’ Research Handbook on the Belt and Road Initiative, ed. Joseph Chinyong Liow, Hong Liu and Gong Xue (Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2021), 404-15.

    ‘Only Connect? The Polar Silk Road and China’s Geo-economic Policies,’ Nordic-Baltic Connectivity with Asia via the Arctic: Assessing Opportunities and Risks, ed. Bart Gaens, Frank Jüris and Kristi Raik (Tallinn: International Centre for Defence and Security, 2021), 107-25. <https://icds.ee/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/ICDS_EFPI_Book_Nordic-Baltic_Connectivity_with-Asia_via_the_Arctic_Gaens_Juris_Raik_September_2021.pdf>

    ‘Inside, Outside, Upside Down? Non-Arctic States in Emerging Arctic Security Discourses,’ The Arctic and World Order, ed. Kristina Spohr, Daniel S. Hamilton and Jason Moyer, (Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2020), 379-404. <https://transatlanticrelations.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/The-Arctic-and-World-Order-ch16.pdf>.

    (with Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv and Horatio Sam-Aggrey) ‘Understanding Arctic Security: What Has Changed? What Hasn’t?’ in Routledge Handbook of Arctic Security, (New York and London: Routledge, 2020), 1-12.

    (with Horatio Sam-Aggrey) Environmental Security in the Arctic: Shades of Grey?’ in Routledge Handbook of Arctic Security, (New York and London: Routledge, 2020), 102-13.

    ‘Concerning the Arctic as a Security Region: The Roles of China and Russia,’ in Routledge Handbook of Arctic Security, (New York and London: Routledge, 2020), 311-23. 

    ‘The “Greenland Factor” in China’s Expanding Arctic Diplomacy,’ The Yearbook of Polar Law 10, 2018, (Leiden and Boston: Brill Nijhoff, 2019), 415-26.

    ‘Russia, China and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization: Diverging Security Interests and the “Crimea Effect”,’ Russia's Turn to the East: Domestic Policymaking and Regional Cooperation, ed. Helge Blakkisrud and Elana Wilson Rowe (Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave, 2017), 119-38. <https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-69790-1>.

    (with Ulf Sverdrup) ‘Sino-Nordic Sub-regional Diplomacy and the “5+1” Model,’ China and Nordic Diplomacy, ed. Bjørnar Sverdrup-Thygeson, Wrenn Yennie Lindgren and Marc Lanteigne (London and New York, Routledge, 2017), 121-32.

    ‘Iceland’s Small State Diplomacy with China,’ China and Nordic Diplomacy, ed. Bjørnar Sverdrup-Thygeson, Wrenn Yennie Lindgren and Marc Lanteigne (London and New York, Routledge, 2017), 60-76.

    (with Lina A. Alexandra) ‘New Actors and Innovative Approaches to Peacebuilding: The Case of Myanmar,’ Rising Powers and Peacebuilding: Breaking the Mould? Ed. Charles T. Call, Cedric de Coning (Cham, Switzerland: SpringerLink, 2017), 191-241.

    ‘The Russian Far East and the Northern Sea Route in Evolving Sino-Russian Strategic Relations’, Huang Jing and Alexander Korolev (eds.) The Political Economy of Pacific Russia: Regional Developments in East Asia (Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave, 2017), 181-202.

    ‘Vanuatu,’ Pacific Ways: Government and Politics in the Pacific Islands, ed. Stephen Levine (2nd edition) (Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2016). 261-71.

    ‘The South China Sea in China’s Developing Maritime Strategy,’ Power Politics in Asia’s Contested Waters: Territorial Disputes in the South China Sea, ed. Enrico Fels and Truong-Minh Vu (New York: Springer, 2016), 97-115.

    ‘China’s Economic Security,’ Routledge Handbook of Chinese Security, ed. Lowell Dittmer and Maochun Yu, (New York and London: Routledge, 2015), 49-63.

    Articles

    ‘Great Powers in the Arctic: Changing Perspectives,’ Global Asia 15(4)(December 2020): 16-21.

    ‘“Observing” the Arctic: Asia in the Arctic Council and Beyond,’ (Book Review), Contemporary Southeast Asia 42(3)(2020), pp. 443-5 DOI: 10.1355/cs42-3j.

    'The China–Switzerland Free Trade Agreement and Economic Identity-Building,' Journal of Contemporary China, (January 2019), https://doi.org/10.1080/10670564.2018.1557949.

    ‘The Role of U.N. Peacekeeping in China’s Expanding Strategic Interests,’ United States Institute of Peace - Special Report (18 September 2018), <https://www.usip.org/publications/2018/09/role-un-peacekeeping-chinas-expanding-strategic-interests>.

    ‘Kiina kurottaa pohjoiseen,’ [‘China Reaches the North’], Ulkopolitiikka, 12 September 2018, <https://www.ulkopolitiikka.fi/lehti/3-2018/kiina-kurottaa-pohjoiseen/>.

    ‘Book Review: “China’s Soft Power Diplomacy in South Asia: Myth or Reality?” by B.M. Jain, China Quarterly 233(March 2018): 249-50.

    ‘ “The Rock That Can’t be Moved”: China’s Revised Geo-strategies in Myanmar,’ Pacific Review (December 2017), https://doi.org/10.1080/09512748.2017.1419276: 1-19.

    ‘试析中国维和观念的演变,’ [‘Analysis of the Evolution of China's Peacekeeping Concept,’] 国际政治研究 International Political Studies – Peking University 4(September 2017): 53-67.

    ‘Walking the Walk: Science Diplomacy and Identity-building in Asia-Arctic Relations,’ Jindal Global Law Review 8(1)(April 2017): 87-101.

    ‘ “Have You Entered the Storehouses of the Snow?” China as a Norm Entrepreneur in the Arctic,’ Polar Record 53(2)(March 2017): 117-30.

     ‘Norden og Kina: «Smått er godt» Islands økonomiske diplomati med Kina,’ (“Small is Beautiful”: Iceland’s Economic Diplomacy with China,’ Internasjonal Politikk 74(3)(Autumn 2016), <https://tidsskriftet-ip.no/index.php/intpol/article/view/497>.

    ‘Choppy Waters: The “Return” of Fiji to Pacific Affairs After the 2014 Election,’ Third World Thematics: A Third World Quarterly Journal (June 2016),

    <http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23802014.2016.1188673>.

    ‘The Role of China in Emerging Arctic Security Discourses,’ S+F Sicherheit und Frieden / Security and Peace 3(2015): 150-5.

    (with Su Ping) ‘China’s Developing Arctic Policies: Myths and Misconceptions,’ Journal of China and International Relations 3(1) (May 2015): 1-25.

    (with Aglaya Snetkov), ‘The Loud Dissenter and its Cautious Partner – Russia, China, and Global Governance and Humanitarian Interventions,’ International Relations of the Asia-Pacific 15(1)(January 2015): 113-46.

    ‘Fire Over Water: China’s Naval Modernisation and the Anti-Piracy Operations,’ Pacific Review 26(3)(2013): 289-312.

    Other

    [Citation] Isabelle Facon, ‘Pékin et Moscou, complices mais pas allies,’ Le Monde diplomatique, August 2018, 7-8. <https://www.monde-diplomatique.fr/2018/08/FACON/58982>.

    ‘Zimbabwe's Election and an Uncertain Future,’ New Zealand Herald, 11 August 2018, <https://www.nzherald.co.nz/hawkes-bay-today/opinion/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503459&objectid=12104598>.

    [Quotation] A Silk Road Through the Ice: China Wants to be a Polar Power,’ The Economist, (12 April 2018): 27-8.

    (with Mingming Shi), ‘The (Many) Roles of Greenland in China’s Developing Arctic Policy.’ The Diplomat, 30 March 2018, <https://thediplomat.com/2018/03/the-many-roles-of-greenland-in-chinas-developing-arctic-policy/>.

    ‘Northern Crossroads: China and Russia in the Arctic,’ National Bureau of Asian Research, Washington DC, 27 March 2018, <http://www.nbr.org/research/activity.aspx?id=853>

    ‘Trump-Kim talks: What's at Stake for New Zealand Isn't Just Peace,’ Stuff (New Zealand), 9 March 2018, <https://www.stuff.co.nz/world/102146500/trumpkim-talks-whats-at-stake-for-new-zealand-isnt-just-peace>.

    [Interview] ‘Breyttar horfur í Asíu,’ (‘Changed Outlook in Asia’), Interview for Morgunblaðið, Reykjavík, 8 March 2018, <https://www.mbl.is/mogginn/bladid/innskraning/?redirect=%2Fmogginn%2Fbladid%2Fgrein%2F1675217%2F%3Ft%3D261026944&page_name=grein&grein_id=1675217>

    [Podcast] ‘China’s Polar Push: A Conversation with Marc Lanteigne,’ China Power Project, Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Washington DC, 26 February 2018, <https://www.csis.org/podcasts/chinapower/chinas-polar-push-conversation-marc-lanteigne>.

    Undervisning

    Ph.D. (Political Science), McGill University, Montréal (2002)

    Current courses

    • STV-1006 Arctic Norway
    • STV-2005 Global Political Economy
    • STV-2008 International Security
    • STV-2047 Migration

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