Ivan Zuenko is a Research Fellow at Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnology of Russian Academy of Sciences Far Eastern Branch in Vladivostok. He is also a contributor to Kommersant, Profile, Carnegie Moscow Center, Asan Open Forum and Central Asian Analytical Network.
Elena Zhirukhina is a Senior Lecturer at the OSCE Academy in Bishkek, and an Associate Researcher at the Institute of Middle East, Central Asia and Caucasus Studies in the University of St Andrews.
Zhao Huirong graduated from the Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in 2006 with a PhD degree in international politics. She joined the Institute of Russian, Eastern European and Central Asian Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in 2001. Promoted to professor in 2016.
Yang Yue is Associate Professor and Deputy Director of the Institute of Asian Studies, China Foreign Affairs University (CFAU). She received her Ph.D in International Relations from Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. She has been a Fulbright Scholar at Georgetown University from (2006-2008). She studies American politics and foreign policy. Dr Yand Yue is currently conducting researches on American cultural diplomacy and the US’ Asia-pacific policy. As a member of NACT China (Network of ASEAN-China Think-tanks), she has also been actively engaging in Track II diplomacies.
Ha ottenuto un dottorato di ricerca in giurisprudenza dalla Zhongnan University of Economics and Law di Wuhan nella provincia dello Hubei. È stato ricercatore associato presso la School of Politics and International Relations dell’Università di Nottingham nel 2017-2018. È ricercatore presso il Taihe Institute di Pechino dal 2018. I suoi interessi di ricerca comprendono la politica interna e di sicurezza cinese.
Yan Xuetong is president of the Carnegie–Tsinghua Management Board and dean of Tsinghua University’s Institute of Modern International Relations. Yan is editor-in-chief of the Chinese Journal of International Politics and serves as an adviser to several leading academic journals. A well-known academic in the Chinese foreign policy community, Yan is vice chairman of both the China Association of International Relations Studies and the China Association of American Studies, and is a member of the Consultation Committee of China’s Ministry of Commerce.