David S G Goodman
David S G Goodman is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences and an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney. He has just ended a period as Vice President of a joint venture university in the PRC and Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Liverpool, UK.
Chinese President Xi Jinping is central to the Communist Party, and also part of a historical trajectory that includes Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping. Continue reading »
The current global political environment in the Anglophone world is becoming increasingly suspicious of involvement of any kind with the People’s Republic of China (PRC). For students and staff in Australian universities the likely resultant disengagement is not simply wrong in principle, it is dangerously misleading. Continue reading »
Last year’s report from ASPI (the Australian Strategy Policy Institute) on Chinese-language media in Australia is a doubly unfortunate manifestation of the profoundly illiberal moment that has now become a worldwide phenomenon and which now clearly infects Australia’s relations with China. Continue reading »