Media

I provide regular media commentary on issues that relate to European & EU Politics (EU Politics, Populism, Brexit & Comparative Asian Politics).

I have provided recent analysis to international media outlets on topics such as EU Politics, Populism, Brexit and Comparative Asian Politics for the BBC, CNN, CNBC, CNBC Asia, Al Jazeera, South China Morning Post, Radio France Internationale, Bloomberg News, Politico, Yaxzhou Zhoukan (Asia Weekly), France 24, Ming Pao, El Pais, The Times, The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, RTHK, The Straits Times, The Hong Kong Economic Journal, Newsweek, The National Interest, La Tercera and Zetland, amongst others.

I have provided recent consultancy work relating to my research for the MSSc in Global Hong Kong Studies at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK), the MSSc in International and Development Economics (MIDE) Programme at Lingnan University, The Catholic University of Milan (Italy) and for the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR) (UK). I have previously provided consultancy work on opinion polling for The UK Liberal Democrats and I have experience working in the polling sector for the global market research company YouGov (UK).

 

I have also worked on collaborative research projects as a researcher for The UK in a Changing Europe Project alongside the Addiction and Lifestyles in Contemporary Europe: Reframing Addictions Project (ALICE RAP) (Funded by the EU) and The European Union Academic Programme Hong Kong (EUAP).

For media or consultancy enquiries related to political risk analysis, party politics and opinion polling, please contact me via email at: jamesfdownes1@gmail.com or on my LinkedIn Page.

HKBU: Government & International Studies

A Roundtable Discussion on the 2022 French Presidential Elections

May 3, 2022

CUHK International Undergraduate Admissions

Strategies for a Successful Interview

Oct 5, 2020

The University of Hong Kong: Europe Without Borders

What is Populism?

Jun 10, 2020

CNBC

Upcoming EU summit won't solve Brexit

Oct 15, 2019

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Rise of Radical-Wing Populism in Global Politics

Nov 15, 2021

CNBC

A no-deal Brexit is looking increasingly likely

Sep 10, 2020

The University of Hong Kong: Europe Without Borders

The Future of Populism after COVID-19

Jun 10, 2020

CNBC

Difficult to see if Boris Johnson can deliver the Brexit he wants

Jul 16, 2019

Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right

Populism in Italy: A Deep Dive

Oct 18, 2020

CNBC

Hard Brexit more damaging for UK than the EU

Jun 24, 2020

CNN

The EU is facing a serious crisis. It's funding the same people who wish to wreck it

Feb 15, 2020

SCMP

China and North Korea, in a united front against Trump

Jun 21, 2019

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