Experts & Staff

Alicja Bachulska

Policy Fellow

Areas of expertise

Chinese foreign policy, China-EU relations, China-CEE relations, Chinese discourse power


Polish, English, French, Chinese


Alicja Bachulska is a policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations, based in ECFR’s Warsaw office. Prior to joining ECFR, she worked for over six years as a China analyst at the Asia Research Centre, a think-tank based at the War Studies University in Warsaw. Since 2019, she has been part of MapInfluenCE, an international project researching Chinese and Russian influence in the V4 region.

Bachulska holds a PhD from the Graduate School for Social Research (GSSR), Polish Academy of Sciences. She graduated from the London School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) with a BA degree in Chinese and Development Studies and completed a Master’s Degree in International Politics (Chinese Politics and Diplomacy) at Fudan University, Shanghai.




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