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Una Aleksandra Berzina Cerenkova, Dr

Latvian Institute of International Affairs

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Research Discipline

Politics & International Relations

Language Skills

  • Mandarin Chinese (full professional proficiency)
  • English (native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Latvian (native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Russian (native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Lithuanian (professional working proficiency)
  • French (professional working proficiency)


Head of Riga Stradins University China centre, Head of the New Silk road programme at the Latvian Institute of International Affairs. Has obtained her PhD in Political Science, topic of the thesis - "Traditional Chinese Discourse in Hu Jintao's Report to the 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China". Bachelor's in Chinese language and culture, Master's in Political Science. Research focus - PRC contemporary political discourse. Has studied at Beijing Language University, Beijing Normal University, Charles University in Prague. Has spent two semesters as a Senior visiting research scholar at Fudan University School of Philosophy, Shanghai.