Børge Bakken is a sociologist and criminologist writing on contemporary Chinese issues. He is a visiting emeritus scholar at the Department of Political and Social Change, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs at the Australian National University (ANU).

Carolyn Cartier is a professor of human geography and China studies at the University of Technology Sydney and an Adjunct Director of the Australian Centre on China in the World (CIW), at the ANU.

Chen Jingjing is a PhD candidate at CIW. Her doctoral research focusses on Tang dynasty political and religious history.

Andrew Chubb is a postdoctoral fellow in the Princeton–Harvard China and the World Program based at Princeton University.

Tom Cliff is an economic anthropologist and DECRA Research Fellow based at the ANU. He is the author of Oil and Water: Being Han in Xinjiang (Chicago, 2016), which won the Association for Asian Studies’ E. Gene Smith Prize for best book on Inner Asia in 2018.

Antony Dapiran is an Australian-born, Hong Kong-based lawyer and writer. He is the author of City of Protest: A Recent History of Dissent in Hong Kong (Penguin, 2017).

Gloria Davies is a literary scholar and historian of China. She is Professor of Chinese Studies in the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics at Monash University, and an adjunct director of CIW.

Paul J. Farrelly graduated from CIW’s PhD program in December 2017. In addition to his interest in emergent religiosity in China and Taiwan, he is the Principal of Capital Academic Advisory 首都學術諮詢.

Ivan Franceschini is a Marie Curie Fellow at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and at CIW. His research interests focus on Chinese and Cambodian labour and civil society. He is co-editor of Made in China, an open access journal on Chinese labour and civil society.

Gao Yu is a PhD candidate in the School of International Studies at the University of Technology Sydney.

Jane Golley is an economist focussed on a range of Chinese transition and development issues. She is Acting Director of CIW.

Gerry Groot is Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies in the Department of Asian Studies at the University of Adelaide and an Adjunct Director of CIW. He researches the roles of the CCP’s United Front at home and abroad, Chinese conspiracy theories, soft power, ghosts, and cookbooks.

Mark Harrison is a senior lecturer in Chinese at the University of Tasmania and an adjunct director of CIW. His work examines knowledge and representation in Chinese contexts, exploring contemporary cultural and social life in Taiwan and mainland China.

Ben Hillman is a political scientist, public policy researcher, and advisor at the Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU. His reasearch examines policies and mechanisms for promoting political inclusion and safeguarding minority rights.

Hsuan-Ying Huang is a psychiatrist and a medical anthropologist. His research focusses on the development of psychotherapy in urban China. He is currently an assistant professor at the Department of Anthropology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Adam Ingle is a masters student at the Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Linda Jaivin is the author of eleven books — including the China memoir The Monkey and the Dragon — an essayist, translator, co-editor with Geremie R. Barmé of the anthology of translation New Ghosts Old Dreams: Chinese Rebel Voices, and editorial consultant at CIW.

Natalie Köhle is a historian of Chinese medicine. Her research focusses on the on the history of humours and fluids in China, with a comparative interest in the Āyurvedic and Greco-Islamic medical traditions. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at CIW.

Lorand Laskai is a researcher at the Council on Foreign Affairs in New York.

Nicholas Loubere is an associate senior lecturer at the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Lund University. His research examines socioeconomic development in rural China, with a particular focus on microcredit, the rural financial system, and livelihood migration.

Brian G. Martin is a visiting fellow at CIW and was a former Senior China Analyst at the Office of National Assessments. In addition to his interests in contemporary Chinese politics, he is a historian of early twentieth century China.

Brittany Morreale is a PhD candidate at the University of Adelaide. She received her MPhil in Social and Cultural Anthology from Oxford University. Her work focusses on Asian engagement with Africa.

Elisa Nesossi is an Australian Research Council Research Fellow at CIW. Her current research project focusses on changes in Chinese concepts of criminal justice, 1980–2015.

Uchralt Otede is a PhD candidate at the School of Culture, History and Language at the ANU. His research focusses on informal life politics in Mongolia and North-East Asia.

Benjamin Penny is an historian of religions in China and an Associate Director of CIW. He is the Editor of East Asian History.

Christopher Rea teaches Chinese literature and cinema at the University of British Columbia. In 2017, the Association for Asian Studies awarded his book The Age of Irreverence: A New History of Laughter the Joseph Levenson Prize for best book on post-1900 China. His most recent book, co-translated with Bruce Rusk, is The Book of Swindles: Selections from a Late Ming Collection.

Richard Rigby has a PhD from the ANU in modern Chinese history. His professional background has been in diplomacy and intelligence analysis. He now runs the ANU China Institute and serves as an associate director at CIW.

Sang Ye is a journalist and oral historian who has previously conducted research at CIW.

Shi Xinjie is a PhD candidate at CIW. His current research interests lie in the fields of agricultural economics and development economics, par-ticularly in rural–urban migration, off-farm employment, and economic development in rural China.

William Sima is a PhD candidate at CIW. His research interests include modern intellectual history, with a particular focus on the late Republic period and early PRC, and the history of Australia–China relations. His book China & ANU: Diplomats, Adventurers Scholars (2015) recounts the experiences of Australia’s first diplomatic representatives to China in the 1940s, and their role in establishing Sinology at the ANU.

Craig A. Smith is a postdoctoral fellow at CIW. His work examines early twentieth-century Chinese intellectual history and Sino-Japanese relations.

Graeme Smith is a postdoctoral fellow in the China Studies Centre, University of Sydney Business School and has a part-time research fellowship at the Coral Bell School of Asia–Pacific Affairs, ANU. His main research interests are Chinese state and non-state actors in the Pacific and South-East Asia, and the political economy of local government in rural China.

Mark Strange is a Senior Lecturer in the ANU’s College of Asia and the Pacific. His research focusses on the history of political thought and the historiography of pre-modern China.

Susan Trevaskes is a researcher in the area of a Chinese criminal justice at Griffith University and is an adjunct director of CIW. She publishes on justice issues including policing, punishment, and the politics of law and order.

Wen Meizhen is a PhD candidate at CIW. Her current research interests are in economic anthropology, inter-national migration, and ethnicity.

Hugh White has been Professor of Strategic Studies in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at ANU since 2004. Before that he was a senior official of the Australian Government. His recent publications include Power Shift: Australia’s Future between Washington and Beijing (2010), and The China Choice: Why America Should Share Power (2012), and Without America: Australia’s Future in the New Asia (2017).

Yang Qin is a PhD candidate at CIW. Her current research project is about the exegetical diagrams of Confucian classics in the Song period.

Zhang Yichi is a research assistant at the University of Technology Sydney. He is interested in modern Chinese urban and garden history, the history of foreign settlements in China, and conservation of historical gardens and heritage.

Zhu Yujie is a lecturer in heritage studies at the School of Archeology and Anthropology, ANU. His research focusses on the politics of cultural heritage, and its relation to issues such as ethnic tourism, urbanisation, and religious practices.

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