Giulia Romano


 Giulia Romano



Short Bio

Giulia C. Romano is Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute of East Asian Studies (IN-EAST) of the University of Duisburg-Essen and Associated Doctor at the Centre de Recherches Internationales (CERI) of the Institute d’Etudes Politiques of Paris (Sciences Po). She completed her doctoral studies in 2017 at Sciences Po-Paris, focusing on the transfer of concepts of sustainable urban development from Europe to China. In 2012, Giulia Romano obtained a Bachelor degree in Chinese Language and Literature from the University of Paris VII-Denis Diderot. Previously, she studied at the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Turin (Italy), where she obtained a Master degree in European Studies in 2009, and a Bachelor in International Relations (Development Studies and International Cooperation) in 2007. Her current researches focus on the circulation of policy ideas and on the introduction of spaces for resident participation in urban planning and renewal in Chinese cities.


Education background

Ph.D. in political sciences, Sciences Po Paris (CERI, Centre de Recherches Internationales), 2010-2016

B.A. in Chinese language and literature, Paris VII University (Denis Diderot), 2009-2012

M.Phil. in European Studies, the Faculty of Political Science of Turin University, 2007-2009

B.A. in Development and Cooperation (International Relations), the Faculty of Political Science of Turin University, 2004-2007

Work experience

Post-doctoral researcher, IN-EAST – University Duisburg-Essen (Institute of East-Asian Studies of the University of Duisburg-Essen), 04.2017-

Associated doctor, the Centre de Recherches Internationales (CERI), Sciences Po Paris, 03.2017-

researcher/consultant, Short collaboration for EDF (Electricité de France), 11.2016-12.2016

Project Manager, Asia Centre (a French think tank on contemporary Chinese/Asian society, politics, economy), 2012-2015

Consultant, SSF (Scutum Security First), 2012-2013

Research Assistant, the Centre for International Studies and Research (CERI) in Sciences Po Paris, 2010-2011

Research project at FDDI

On the Use of Residents’ Participation in Urban Renewal in a Chinese City.