Ondřej Klimeš

Ondřej Klimeš is a researcher at the Czech Academy of Sciences. He specializes in contemporary Xinjiang and China politics with focus on ethnic policy, ideology and propaganda. He is the author of Struggle by the Pen: The Uyghur Discourse of Nation and Nationalism, c. 1900-1949 (Brill, 2015) and of articles in, e.g., the Journal of Chinese Political Science, Central Asian Survey or China Brief. He has cooperated in covering Uyghur issues with the International Committee of the Red Cross, Human Rights Watch, and Radio Free Asia, comments in media on China and Xinjiang politics, and is an external lecturer at the Charles University in Prague.