Richard Q. Turcsanyi is a Program Director at the Central European Institute of Asian Studies (CEIAS), Senior Researcher at Palacky University Olomouc, and Assistant Professor at Mendel University in Brno. He holds a Ph.D. in International Relations and further degrees in Economy and Political Science. He conducted long-term research stays at the University of Toronto, Peking University, National Chengchi University in Taipei, and the European Institute for Asian Studies in Brussels. He is the author of Chinese Assertiveness in the South China Sea (Springer, 2018) and has published several academic articles and opinion pieces on Chinese foreign policy and relations between China and (Central and Eastern) Europe. He is a member of various networks focusing on contemporary China and EU-China relations, including the Horizon project ReConnect China, European Think Tank Network on China (ETNC), the COST action China in Europe Research Network (CHERN), and Chinese Observers in Central and Eastern Europe (CHOICE). Most recently, he conducted surveys of public attitudes towards China in 56 countries worldwide as part of the Sinophone Borderlands project.

Last Updated: April 5, 2023



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