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Giulia Sciorati

Giulia Sciorati received her PhD from the School of International Studies of the University of Trento (Italy) in September 2020. Her dissertation focuses on China’s counterterrorism policy in Xinjiang between 1996 and 2017. As part of the research for her PhD, she was a visiting researcher at the University of Nottingham (United Kingdom) and at the European Institute for Asian Studies (Brussels, Belgium). Giulia holds an MA in African and Asian Studies from the University of Pavia and a combined BA in International Relations and Foreign Languages from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan. She was a visiting student at Beijing Language and Culture University during both degrees. Giulia is a member of the Italian Association of Chinese Studies and the China Soccer Observatory of the University of Nottingham. She is now working as a researcher at the Asia Centre of the Italian Institute for International Political Studies. Her research interests include China’s foreign and security policy, counterterrorism studies and China’s relations with Central Asia.

Giulia can be contacted at giulia.sciorati [at]
She tweets @GiuliaSciorati