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While relations between China and Australia have been on a protracted downward spiral, with on-the-ground issues continuing to hamper bilateral ties, how much of the impasse is down to a mutually poor grasp of the opposite number? China legal veteran Dr Andrew Godwin and China political scientist Assoc Prof Delia Lin make the case that an appreciation of how concepts of law and justice differ between Australia and China may help get relations onto a better footing. With presenter Ali Moore.

An Asia Institute podcast. Produced and edited by profactual.com. Music by audionautix.com. Transcript here.

Main image: L->R: Assoc Prof Delia Lin and Dr Andrew Godwin.

Listing image: Chinese Lanterns under the Sydney Harbour Bridge for Chinese New Year. Credit: Jonathan O’Donnell/Flickr