Filip Šebok is a project manager and China Research Fellow at the Association for International Affairs (AMO), Czech Republic, working on the MapInfluenCE and China Observers in Central and Eastern Europe (CHOICE) projects. Previously, he worked for the Slovak research institutions Stratpol and CEIAS and was a Fall 2022 CEPA James S. Denton Fellow in Washington, DC. Šebok also gained experience as an intern at the Asia desk of the Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Slovak embassy in Beijing. His research interests include Chinese domestic and foreign policy, especially relations between China and Central and Eastern European countries, and China’s foreign policy rhetoric. Šebok graduated in Chinese cultural studies and international relations from Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, and Renmin University in Beijing, studying in a full-time program taught in Chinese.