After having completed her Doctorate thesis (1996) at the Institute of Political Science (Paris France)) Dr. Sophie Boisseau du Rocher has been pursuing her research on regionalism in South-East Asia and on the political processes in the different member-States of the Association. Her last book La Chine e(s) le monde Essai sur la sino-mondialisation (Essay on Sino-Globalisation) was published in March 2019 (France). She is Senior Research Fellow at Center for Asian Studies IFRI (French Institute of International Relations)