Necati Demircan was born in 1992 in Sakarya. He graduated from Sakarya University, Department of International Relations, in 2017. Between 2018-2021, he completed his master's degree in International Relations and Diplomacy at Shanghai University. Demircan is a PhD student in the Department of Global Studies at Shanghai University.
Ye Zhangxu is a Ph. D. student majoring in World History at the College of Liberal Arts and a research assistant at the Center for Turkish Studies at Shanghai University. His research fields include Türkiye’s contemporary foreign policy and China-Türkiye relations in the late Qing Dynasty and the Republic of China era.