Matej Šimalčík cooperates with AMO as a Slovak coordinator of the international project MapInfluenCE.
Matej Šimalčík is a reseach fellow at Institute of Asian Studies in Bratislava. Matej studied Master in Law at the Masaryk University in Brno (2015), where he also pursued BA in International Relations (2015). He continued to study International Relations at the University of Groningen in Netherlands, where he pursued a Master degree in IR with focus on East Asia (2017). As part of his Master in IR, he studied at the Tsinghua University in Beijing (2016). He is interested in Chinese foreign and security policy, strategic culture, and relations in the South China Sea area. Currently, he also works as an analyst and legal counsel at the Slovak branch of Transparency International, where he deals with transparency of judicial systems and anti-corruption tools.