Dr Una Aleksandra Bērziņa-Čerenkova

Dr Una Aleksandra Bērziņa-Čerenkova is a political scientist, China scholar, Head of Riga Stradins University’s China Studies Centre, Head of the Asia programme at the Latvian Institute of International Affairs, and a member of the European Think tank Network on China. After having defended her doctoral dissertation on traditional Chinese discourse in Hu Jintao’s report to the 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, she has held Senior Visiting Research Scholar position at Fudan University School of Philosophy, China and a Fulbright Visiting Scholar position at the Center for East Asia Studies, Stanford University, USA. She publishes on PRC political discourse, contemporary Chinese ideology, EU-China relations, as well as Belt and Road and other transcontinental interconnectivity initiatives.