Shi zhiqin

Basic information

Shi Zhiqin was born in Sheqi County, Henan Province in June 1963. Now he is the party secretary of School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Tsinghua University, professor and dean of Department of International Relations.

Professor Shi zhiqin got his bachelor degree in Henan Normal University in 1985,  master degree at the Party School of the Central Committee of C.C.P. in 1992, Ph. D. degree at the  School of International Relations ,Peking University, in July 1997,.

Since August 1997, he joined the  Institute of International Studies at Tsinghua University. In 2000 and 2004, as a visiting scholar, Professor Shi was at UIUC, University of Toronto and UBC, Canada.

In February 2005, as one of observers, Professor Shi has been commissioned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China, and went to the Kyrgyz Republic to observe the parliamentary elections.

His other social work includes the visiting professor of  Italian Studies Center at Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and director of British Study Association.

Research Areas:

China-EU relations, Comparative Party and Politics, Social democracy

Courses Available

Comparative Politics, Contemporary History of International Relations, Socialism and the Contemporary world

Main Publications:

1. The Transformation of Italian Communist Party and the Italian Politic Changes, Beijing, Central Compilation & Translation Press,2006.

2.Globalization and the Transformation of the European Social Democracy, Beijing, Central Compilation & Translation Press,2007.

3.Globalization and the Transformation of the World Parties,Beijing, Party School Press of the Central Committee of C.P.C, 2007.

4.Mirror: Study on the Practice and Laws of the Communist Party’s Governance,(One of vice editors),Jinan, Shandong People’s Publishing House , 2011.

5.Party and Government: An Inquiry into the Relationship Between Governments and Supporting Parties in Liberal Democracies, (Translation),Beijing, Peking University Press, 2006.

Research Projects:

The Asia Through The Eyes of EU, 2010-2012, Asia-Europe Foundation

The Study of China-EU Relations,2011-2012, Carnegie Foundation