China Observers in Central and Eastern Europe (CHOICE) is soliciting articles on relations between China and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).

Are you an analyst focusing on China and its footprint in CEE? Do you want to contribute to a one-of-a-kind platform for China watchers in the region and make your work seen? If the answer is yes, do not hesitate to pitch an article to us!

Young aspiring China watchers from the CEE region are especially encouraged to apply.

We are specifically welcoming pitches for articles on:    

– China‘s footprint in Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Moldova, Ukraine or Belarus.      

– Case studies of China-financed infrastructure projects in the Balkans.

– Case studies of Chinese media influence and information operations in the region.    

– Interplay between Russian and Chinese influence in the region.

Other proposals welcome, providing they focus on China’s presence in the region.
Successful submissions will be reimbursed. 


Please send an abstract of max 200 words and your CV to filip.sebok@amo.cz by June 10, 2020.


China Observers in Central and Eastern Europe (CHOICE) is a multinational consortium of experts providing informed analysis on the rising influence of the People’s Republic of China within the countries of Central and Eastern Europe. CHOICE provides a platform for discussion, information sharing, best practices and collaboration for its members monitoring and evaluating Chinese activity in the CEE.