Jan Švec junior researcher

Jan Švec is a junior researcher in the Asia Pacific Unit at the Centre for the Study of Global Regions. He holds a master’s degree in Political Science and Chinese Studies and bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and International Studies from the Prague University of Economics and Business. At the same university, he pursues a PhD focused on the impact of information and communication technologies on authoritarianism. He was a visiting researcher at Stockholm University and conducted study stays at Beijing Language and Culture University, Zhejiang University and Far East Federal University in Vladivostok. He teaches at Masaryk Institute of Advanced Studies at the Czech Technical University in Prague. His research interests include theory of authoritarianism, politics of China, impact of modern technology on governance, and human rights.

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