Dr. Una Aleksandra Bērziņa-Čerenkova

Affiliate at the Center for Geopolitical Studies Riga

Languages: Latvian, English, Russian, Chinese (Mandarin), French, Lithuanian

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E-mail: una.berzina-cerenkova@rsu.lv

Una Aleksandra Bērziņa-Čerenkova, Dr.sc.pol., is a political scientist, China scholar, Head of Political Science PhD programme and China Studies Centre at Riga Stradins University, Head of the Asia program at the Latvian Institute of International Affairs, a member of the China in Europe Research Network (CHERN) and European Think Tank Network on China (ETNC).

After having defended her doctoral dissertation on traditional Chinese discourse, she has held a Senior visiting research scholar position at Fudan University School of Philosophy, Shanghai, China, and a Fulbright visiting scholar position at the Center for East Asia Studies, Stanford University. Bērziņa-Čerenkova is a European China Policy Fellow at MERICS and an affiliate of the Lau Institute at King's College, London.

Dr. Bērziņa-Čerenkova publishes on People's Republic of China political discourse, contemporary Chinese ideology, EU-China relations, Russia-China, and BRI.

Una has given guest lectures in several world’s leading universities, her analysis has appeared in Newsweek, WSJ, Politico, SCMP, France 24, die Welt, Libération, Quartz, and other outlets.