Kristina Kironska

EATS Board Member, 2023-present

Socially engaged interdisciplinary academic, with experience in election observation, research, advocacy, and activism. Studied IR in Slovakia, Portugal, and Taiwan. Conducted doctoral research and worked for a local NGO in Myanmar. Lectured at the University of Taipei and organized monthly (public) human rights talks. Currently, Assistant Professor at the Palacky University Olomouc (co-coordinator of the Horizon Europe Twinning project EUVIP), also Co-Director of the think tank Central European Institute of Asian Studies, as well as Chair of the Board of Amnesty International Slovakia. Research focusing on Taiwan, Myanmar, and China; mainly focusing on topics concerning international relations and human rights. Author of several academic articles and books, such as Contemporary China: A new Superpower? or Ázijský šampión [Asian Champion] (on Taiwan). Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of China Studies.

Assistant Professor at Palacky University Olomouc & Co-Director at Central European Institute of Asian Studies