Foreign affairs

PERSPECTIVES | COVID-19 and taking a principled stance

December

Australia-China monthly wrap-up: May 2020 | Perspectives: COVID-19 and taking a principled stance

December

This edition features:

- Summary and analysis of major developments in May 2020 by Elena Collinson and James Laurenceson.
- Perspectives: ‘COVID-19 and taking a principled stance’ by Yun Jiang. Perspectives is UTS:ACRI's monthly commentary series, featuring a piece on a topical subject in the Australia-China relationship from an invited expert contributor. 

 

SUMMARY AND ANALYSIS OF MAJOR DEVELOPMENTS IN MAY 2020 

Australia loses big if China ties unravel

December

By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in East Asia Forum on May 24 2020.

The value of Australia’s deep economic engagement with China has never been more contested.

PERSPECTIVES | Race and politics in Australia's COVID-19 responses

December

Australia-China monthly wrap-up: April 2020 | Perspectives: Race and Politics in Australia’s COVID-19 Responses

December

This edition features:

- Summary and analysis of major developments in April 2020 by Elena Collinson and James Laurenceson.
- Perspectives: ‘Race and Politics in Australia’s COVID-19 Responses’ by Dr Chengxin Pan.  Perspectives is UTS:ACRI's monthly commentary series, featuring a piece on a topical subject in the Australia-China relationship from an invited expert contributor. 

 

SUMMARY AND ANALYSIS OF MAJOR DEVELOPMENTS IN APRIL 2020 

China doesn’t want trust, it wants obedience

December

By James Laurenceson and Elena Collinson

Note: This article appeared in Network 10’s 10 daily on May 1 2020.

Contrary to opinions in China, Australia is not a US lapdog

December

By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in the Global Times on April 28 2020. The English version of this article is accompanied by a Simplified Chinese translation.

Campus conundrums: clashes and collaborations

December

This book chapter examines the challenges faced by Australian universities as they navigate issues around free speech on campuses and research collaboration with the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The University of Queensland (UQ) serves as a case in point, with debates around protests and counter-protests supported by the PRC’s Consul-General in Brisbane raising questions around free speech and foreign interference by the PRC government in Australian universities.

Coronavirus has taught us that Australia can’t trust China – or the US

December

By James Laurenceson and Elena Collinson

Note: This article appeared in Network 10’s 10 daily on April 6 2020.

There are some facts about COVID-19’s devastating global spread that cannot be pretended away.

Australia-China monthly wrap-up: March 2020 | Perspectives: What a virus teaches us about China-US relations

December

This edition features:

- Summary and analysis of major developments in March 2020 by Elena Collinson and James Laurenceson.
- Perspectives: ‘What a virus teaches us about China-US relations’ by Professor Tao Xie.  Perspectives is UTS:ACRI's monthly commentary series, featuring a piece on a topical subject in the Australia-China relationship from an invited expert contributor. 

 

SUMMARY AND ANALYSIS OF MAJOR DEVELOPMENTS IN MARCH 2020