Director of the Institute of Chinese Borderland Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
He is also professor at Graduate School, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
Research interests: relations between China and the Central Asian countries; relations between China and Russia; relations between Chinese neighboring countries and Chinese borderland.
Books: The strategic decisions of the high-ranking top
leaders of the Soviet Union in 70 years - from Lenin to Gorbachev (1998); The
relations between China and the new independent Central Asian countries (1996);
The rise of the Central Asia (1993); Medvedev and Putin - the combination of
the sovereign power (2009).ranking leaders of the Soviet Union for 70 years: from Lenin to Gorbachev (1998); China and Central Asia: Towards a New Relationship; Security Issues in China with Central Asian States (1998); The relations between China and new independent central Asian countries (1996); Rising Central Asia (1993).