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Prof. Wu Bingbing

Director, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Peking University
Dr. Wu Bingbing is Director of Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Peking University (PKU-CMES), Senior Research Fellow of Institute for International and Strategic Studies, Peking University (IISS-PKU), Director of Department of Arabic Language and Cultures at PKU, as well as State of Qatar Chair Professor in Middle Eastern Studies at Peking University.
 He received his PhD in Middle Eastern Studies at Peking University in 2003. His research interests focus on politics of contemporary Middle East, China-Middle East relations, Shi’i Islam and Iran studies. He is the author of The Rise of the Modern Shi’i Islamism (CASS Press, 2004) and editor of The Belt and Road Initiative: Cases of Practice and Risk Control in Cultural Affairs (Ocean Press, 2017), and also published a number of academic articles.
 He is currently a board member of China-Arab Friendship Association, China-Iran Friendship Association, and Chinese Society of Middle Eastern Studies.