ACRI Opinion

Diplomatic boycott of Games is sign of dumbed-down approach to China

December

By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in The Age on December 8 2021.

Interview: UTS:ACRI Director James Laurenceson speaks with the Global Times (Bilingual)

December

Note: This interview appeared in the Global Times on December 1 2021. This transcript includes a Simplified Chinese translation by Jun Wang, NAATI Level 3 translator (NAATI ID: 80136).

本采访于2021年5月20日发表于环球时报。本文由 Jun Lucius Wang(NAATI三级翻译员; NAATI ID: 80136)翻译。

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China trade: The disturbing gap between US rhetoric and reality is emerging

December

By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in Pearls and Irritations, a public affairs blog, on December 1 2021.

Almost as soon as Beijing launched a campaign of trade punishment against Australia in May 2020, the instinct of many in Canberra was to reach for support from the US, our 'great and powerful friend'. 

The contradictions of the PRC’s leadership ambitions

December

By Mark Beeson

Note: An edited version of this article appeared in The Canberra Times on November 18 2021.

Perspectives | The new/old benchmarks in Australia's PRC debate

December

Perspectives is UTS:ACRI's commentary series, featuring a piece on a topical subject in the Australia-China relationship from an invited expert contributor. 

By Elena Collinson

Turning ghosts into humans: Surveillance as an instrument of social engineering in Xinjiang

December

By Michael Clarke

Note: This article appeared in War on the Rocks on November 2 2021.

Flexible energy governance is key to China’s decarbonisation efforts

December

By Xunpeng Shi and Muyi Yang

Note: This article appeared in East Asia Forum on October 30 2021.

Back to the future: Is ‘integrated deterrence’ the new ‘flexible response?’

December

By Michael Clarke

Note: This article appeared in The National Interest on October 23 2021.

Perspectives | The PRC’s path to carbon neutrality: Bright future, tortuous road

December

Perspectives is UTS:ACRI's commentary series, featuring a piece on a topical subject in the Australia-China relationship from invited expert contributors. 

By Wei Li and Lei Zhang

‘Permissible’ Chinese military spending, AUKUS, and the security dilemma

December

By James Laurenceson and Chengxin Pan

Note: This article appeared in the Australian Institute of International Affairs’ blog, Australian Outlook, on October 15 2021.