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Dr Una Aleksandra Bērziņa-Čerenkova is a political scientist, China scholar, Head of Political Science PhD programme and China Studies Centre at Riga Stradins University, Head of Asia programme at the Latvian Institute of International Affairs, a member of CHERN and European Think-tank Network on China (ETNC). After having defended her doctoral dissertation on Chinese political discourse in the Hu Jintao period, she has held a Senior visiting research scholar position at Fudan University School of Philosophy, Shanghai, a Fulbright visiting scholar position at the Stanford University Center for East Asia Studies, and a MERICS European China Policy fellowship (upcoming: April 2021).

Research Interests

Chinese political discourse EU-China relations Russia-China relations China in the Baltics.