Bruno Surdel, Senior Analyst

Specialisation: Middle East, Turkey, China

Political scientist and historian, PhD in humanities. Graduated from the University of Warsaw. 2011 – 2016 he was a lecturer at the Zirve University in Gaziantep – Turkey. Several times visiting professor at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing – National Institute of International Strategy; in Shanghai: Shanghai International Studies University, and Renmin University (Beijing). He attended many international conferences on Asia and the Middle East. He has conducted research on international security in Turkey – Middle East – China, with particular focus on Syria and Iraq (political Islam, terrorism). His research interests involve also the New Silk Road initiative (OBOR).