• Energy transition
  • International relations
  • Policy making
  • Environmental protection
  • China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Ongoing project: Regional security implications of the Sino-US strategic competition in Latin America and the Horn of Africa


Home Institution

University of Hradec Králové, Czech Republic (PhD Student)

Academic background

  • Master (MA in International Politics)


Professional experience

  • November 2021 – now: External analyst at the Goliath Analytical Centre, Sweden (short analyses of Chinese domestic and foreign policy)

  • May 2016 – June 2016: Internee at the Institute of International Politics and Economics, Belgrade (Sino-German political and economic relations between 2005 and 2015)

  • September 2015 – December 2015: Internee at the GIGA Institute of Asian Studies, Hamburg, Germany (Belt and Road Initiative; Chinese investment in central, eastern and southern Europe)


Major publications

  • Jokanović, Nikola (pending). China’s institutions and energy transition (expected in mid- or late 2022)

  • Dimitrijević, Duško. Jokanović, Nikola (2020). CEEC’s-China Mechanism of Cooperation and the Belt and Road Initiative: From Idea to Institutionalisation – Six Years Later. International Problems, 72:2, pp. 35-50

  • Dimitrijević, Duško. Jokanović, Nikola (2016). Chinese Investment in Serbia - Joint Pledge for the Future of the New Silk Road. In: Huang, P., Liu, Z. (eds.), China-CEEC Cooperation and the Belt and Road Initiative (64-88). Beijing: China Social Sciences Press.