Kate Westgarth

Kate Westgarth

China Coordination Team, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UK

westgaarthKate Westgarth is a British researcher and career diplomat. She has spent over a decade in China. She was a Visiting Scholar at the Academy of Marxism, under the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

Her research interests are socialism with Chinese characteristics, elite Chinese leadership politics, Chinese foreign policy and Contemporary Chinese Politics, Elite Leadership.


  • “No Talking Shops?” in Beijing Review, March 15, 2010 NO. 11 (link)
  • “Painful Memory”, in Beijing Review, Jan 1, 2010
  • “Pajama Headaches”, in 北京周报, Jan 1, 2010
  • “Steady As She Goes”, in Beijing Review, Jan 1, 2010
  • “Losses and Gains”, in Beijing Review, Jan 1, 2010