Dr Marcin Kaczmarski is a lecturer in the School of Social & Political Sciences, University of Glasgow. In his research, Marcin focuses on Russia-China relations, comparative regionalism, Russia’s foreign and security policy and the role of rising powers in international politics. He is currently finalising a research project that compares Russia’s Eurasian Union and China’s New Silk Road. Marcin is the author of Russia-China relations in the post-crisis international order (Routledge 2015). He published articles in leading academic journals, including International Affairs, International Politics and Europe-Asia Studies. Prior to joining the University of Glasgow, he was a visiting scholar at the Chengchi University in Taiwan, the Slavic-Eurasian Research Center in Japan, the Aleksanteri Institute in Finland and the Kennan Institute in Washington, DC. He combined research and teaching at the University of Warsaw with policy-oriented analysis for the Finnish Institute of International Affairs in Helsinki and the Centre for Eastern Studies in Warsaw.