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Can Chinese Cultural Diplomacy be Done Without Controversy? The Case of China Cultural Centres
Why have China Cultural Centres so far attracted little controversy, especially compared with Confucius Institutes?
The fall of Confucius Institutes and Confucius Classrooms? An analysis of closures and future directions
Worsening relations between China, North America, Europe and Australia means many Confucius Institutes and Confucius Classrooms have closed, but more are opening in other regions.
INTERVIEW: Women play a key role in preventing geopolitical conflict and the success of peacekeeping initiatives
The lives of civilians, particularly women, are often overlooked in relation to the impact of geopolitical competition.
WEBINAR: The prospects of great power war in the Indo-Pacific
The war in Ukraine invites us to consider the prospects for conflict in Australia’s region.
How India is dealing with China’s rising power
India has strengthened ties with most of its South Asian neighbours, the US and Russia, while at the same time participating in security groupings with China.