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Rebecca Arcesati
Junior Analyst

Rebecca Arcesati’s research focuses on the nexus between China’s foreign policy and its industrial, digital and technology policies at home. Prior to joining MERICS, she was involved in a project helping Italian tech startups scale up in China and worked on gender equality issues with the United Nations in Beijing. She holds an LL.M. in China Studies with a focus on Politics and International Relations from Peking University, where she was a Yenching Scholar, as well as an MA in International Affairs from the University of Turin. Arcesati also studied Chinese language in Beijing and Dalian and holds a BA in Language Mediation and Cross-Cultural Communication from the University of Milan.