Linde Desmaele

Linde Desmaele

PhD Researcher International Security

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Linde Desmaele joined the IES in April 2017 as a PhD researcher in the International Security cluster. She is currently a visiting researcher at the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. 

Linde's PhD project is embedded within the KF-VUB Korea Chair and focuses the changing role of Europe in American grand strategy as Washington rebalances to the Asia-Pacific region. 

Linde obtained a M.A with high honors in European Studies (specialization: EU-Asia Relations) from the University of Leuven (KU Leuven), and a M.A. in International Studies with high honors from Seoul National University's Graduate School of International Studies. 

She previously worked as a trainee at the Belgian Federal Public Service of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation. 

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Activities

Articles (non peer-reviewed)

Desmaele, L. (2016). ‘A Review of Poorly Made in China: An Insider’s Account of the Tactics Behind China’s Production Game’, Seoul National University Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 1 (1), p. 54-57. 

Policy Briefs

Desmaele, L. (2018). From nuclear threats to nuclear talks: A big win for President Donald Trump? (KF-VUB Korea Chair policy brief).

Commentary

Pacheco Pardo, R., Kim, T., Desmaele, L., Ernst, M. (2018) Inter-Korean Summit in Pyongyang explained: The key players’ views (KF-VUB Korea Chair Explainer). 

Pacheco Pardo, R., Kim, T., Desmaele, L. (2018). Podcast: Assessing the third inter-Korean summit of 2018 (KF-VUB Korea Chair podcast).

Pacheco Pardo, R., Kim, T., Desmaele, L. (2018). Podcast: Assessing the Trump-Kim Summit (KF-VUB Korea Chair podcast). 

Pacheco Pardo, R., Kim, T., Oertel, J. & Desmaele, L. (2018). US-North Korea Summit explained: The key players’ views (KF-VUB Korea Chair Explainer). 

Pacheco Pardo, R., Kim, T., Desmaele, L. & Oertel, J. (2018). Inter-Korean Summit explained: The key players’ views (KF-VUB Korea Chair Explainer).