Articles

Scene from the Sunflower protests in Taipei, image courtesy of speedbug

Making History: Scotland and Taiwan, 2014

The Chinese government has long promoted the vision of a Greater China under its perpetual stewardsh…
Xi Smirking at Abbott.

Rhetoric and Reality — Xi Jinping’s Australia Policy

Australia-China bilateral relations have experienced something of a roller-coaster ride since the 20…
The CIW dragon.

China Matters in the South Pacific

Anne-Marie Brady, BA, MA Auckland, PhD ANU is a Professor in Political Science at the University of …
2. Retirees in Poskam (Zepu) County doing the Little Apple, August 2014.
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Little Apples in Xinjiang

David Brophy is a specialist in the social and political history of China’s northwest, particularly …

Interviews

Zhang Peili 张培力 in situ

Shaun Wang Interviews Zhang Peili

We thank Shaun Wang 王上 for allowing us to reproduce excerpts from his bilingual book Motive 动机, publ…
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Reflections on Xi Jinping in Canberra

On Monday 17 November, President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping addressed both Houses …
David Palmer

An Interview with David A Palmer

David A Palmer is an associate professor in sociology at the University of Hong Kong. He was a keyno…
Robbie Barnett at the Australian Centre on China in the World

Studying Tibet Today: a discussion with Robbie Barnett

  Robert J. Barnett is the Director of the Modern Tibetan Studies Program at Columbia Un…

Translations

Yuquan Shan

Tyger! Tyger! A Fearful Symmetry

Tyger! Tyger! burning bright In the forests of the night, What immortal hand or eye Could frame t…
Ancient Future cover 古老的未來

New Age Music 新時代音樂

The translator, Paul Farrelly, is an historian of religion in Taiwan and China currently completing …

Can China Think Without America? 离开美国我们就无法思考吗?

Liu Qing 刘擎 Liu Qing is a prominent political scientist and historian, as well as being active in C…
Professor Yu Jianrong

China's Rigid Stability – Yu Jianrong 于建嵘 analyses a predicament

In November 2012, Foreign Policy named Yu Jianrong 于建嵘 one of the Top 100 Global Thinkers and descri…

Shorts

CIW Year of the Sheep

Advent of the Sheep 慶迎羊年

We welcome the Year of the Sheep/ Goat/ Ram 羊年 while bidding farewell to the Year of the Horse. Cli…
Chinese Title

A New Australia-China Agenda

THE AUSTRALIAN Centre on China in the World (CIW) engages with the public and policy discussion of r…
the sage

The Confucian Return in an Age of Extremes

The tenth anniversary of the establishment of the global network of Confucius Institutes was celebra…
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The Rights and Responsibilities of Disagreement

Editor's Introduction As part of the robust engagement of the People's Republic of China with me…