Giulia Sciorati is Associate Research Fellow at ISPI Asia Centre, for the China Programme supported by Pirelli.
She earned a PhD in International Studies from the School of International Studies of the University of Trento with a dissertation on the international, domestic, and individual constraints to China's counterterrorism policy choices in Xinjiang from 1996 to 2017. During her doctoral studies, she was a visiting researcher at the University of Nottingham and the European Institute for Asian Studies in Brussels.
Giulia received her combined BA in International Relations/Foreign Languages from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart and her MA (with distinction) in African and Asian Studies from the University of Pavia. She was a visiting student at Beijing Language and Culture University during both degrees.
Her research interests include China's foreign and security policy, terrorism and counterterrorism in Asia, China's relations with Central Asia, and relations between the state and Muslim communities in Asia. Giulia is a member of the Italian Association of Chinese Studies and the China Soccer Observatory of the University of Nottingham.