Giray Fidan is Associate Professor in the Department of Translation Studies at Okan University. He is also the Director of the Confucius Institute at Okan University. His research interests are Sinology, Chinese History, Chinese Foreign Policy, and Turkish-Chinese Relations. He studied Sinology at Ankara University studied and conducted research at the Beijing Language and Culture University and Min Zu University of China. He previously served as the Director of the Foreign Languages Department at Bozok University (2010-2012). He lectured on History of Political Thougt at Ahi Evran University (2012-2013). Dr. Fidan has published three books and over 40 articles and reports about China. His books are Ottoman Firearms and Ottomans in China during the Kanuni Era (in Turkish, İstanbul: Yeditepe Publishing House, 2011), Chinese Language and Grammar (Ankara: Efil Publishing House, 2012), and The Country That Time Could Not Defeat: China (Ankara: Sinemis Publishing House, 2012).

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