Bifröst University’s lecturer awarded prestigious Chinese Fellowship August 30. 2019

Bifröst University’s lecturer awarded prestigious Chinese Fellowship

Dr. Francesco Macheda, Assistant Professor in Political Economy at Bifrost University, was awarded the highly competitive Understanding China Fellowship, which is sponsored by the Confucius Institute Headquarters (HANBAN) in Beijing. The Fellowship aims to support scholars from foreign universities institutes to undertake joint research in top Chinese universities and research institutes.

Dr. Macheda’s research, which focuses on trade relations between China and US, will be conducted in Beijing between September and December 2019. Francesco will work under the supervision of Dr. Qingyi Su (Deputy Director of International Trade, at the Institute of World Economics and Politics) and in cooperation with Roberto Nadalini, with whom Francesco has recently co-authored two articles which appeared in international academic journals over the last few months.

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