Matej Šimalčík contributed with a chapter on Slovakia to a publication titled Comparative Analysis of the Approach towards China: V4+ and One Belt One Road.
The publication has been prepared within the framework of the project Comparative Analysis of the Approach towards China: V4+ and One Belt One Road financed by the International Visegrad Fund with partners Prague Security Studies Institute (CZ); HAS Center for Economic and Regional Studies, Institute of World Economics (HU); Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence (SRB); and Center for International Relations (PL).
Matej Šimalčík is Executive Director of CEIAS. In his research, he focuses on Chinese foreign and security policy, strategic culture, territorial conflicts, and relations between China and Europe. He is a member of ChinfluenCE, a regional initative aimed at monitoring China’s economic and political influence in Central Europe, where he acts as national coordinator for Slovakia. Previously he served as a legal counsel to the Slovak branch of Transparency International.