China’s Bridging Westward: The Belt and Road Initiative in Belarus and the Central Asian States
- Date: –17:00
- Location: Institute for Russian and Eurasian Studies (IRES) Gamla torget 3, 3rd floor, IRES Library
- Lecturer: Maria Danilovich is the Swedish Institute fellow at IRES. Maryia Danilovich is an assistant professor and researcher at the Belarusian State University. She holds a PhD in history, obtained for her thesis on China’s Foreign Policy in Central Asia in 2001 – 2013. Her background in the Oriental Studies (China Studies) allowed her, as part of her doctoral research, to conduct extensive fieldwork in China and the Central Asian states. Maryia’s research interests focus on China’s foreign policy in the post-Soviet space. She is a co-author of the monograph The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and Central Asia’s Security Challenges (2013). Her recent publications focus on the implementation of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Central Asia.
- Organiser: Institute for Russian and Eurasian Studies (IRES)
- Contact person: Jevgenija Gehsbarga