All posts by: Paul Joseph Lim


Professor Paul Joseph Lim is a Visiting MOFA Scholar at National Taiwan University in Taipei. Earlier, he was the Head of the Centre for European Studies, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He attained a PhD in Political and Labor Sociology from the Université Catholique de Louvain, Institut des Sciences du Travail, Belgium. In 2007-2010, he was a Senior Academic Advisor at the European Institute for Asian Studies, Brussels. His main research interests include ASEAN, EU-ASEAN and ASEM and the EU's relations with Taiwan and China. He has had an over 35 years of professional experience both in Europe as in Asia as community organizer, professor, researcher, political adviser, and coordinator of educational exchange programs.