How could China bargain for a peaceful accommodation?

China’s rise is a bargaining process between China and the outside world—especially with the United States. This article suggests two strategies, “socialization” and “legitimation,” which… Read More

Cross cultural insights – 2016 Asia Future Fellows

Griffith’s Asian Century Futures Initiative gave 12 Griffith University students and 10 Peking University students the opportunity to enrich their academic studies, professional skills and… Read More

Explaining United States–China relations: Neoclassical realism and the nexus of threat–interest perceptions

As Aaron Friedberg points out, ‘whether for better or for ill, the most significant bilateral international relationship over the course of the next several decades… Read More

After the mining boom, China continues to give Australian living standards a boost

During the mining boom there was never any doubt that China was raising Australian living standards. That consensus started to change in 2011 when the… Read More

India is hedging its bets on coal to bring power to the people

More than a fifth of India’s population lacks access to electricity, posing a major development challenge. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised to… Read More

Election 2016 and Australian foreign policy

Australians will go to a federal election on 2 July 2016. At first glance the 19 seats in the House of Representatives that the… Read More

China’s slowdown and its implications for the Australian economy

On Thursday 9 June the APEC Study Centre convened a panel discussion event, hosted and jointly organized by Morgans, in the Brisbane CBD on the… Read More

How Chinese roller derby is empowering women

Roller derby is a booming new sport in Australia, the US, UK, Canada, New Zealand and parts of Europe. It’s fast, full-contact – and uniquely… Read More

How serious is China’s slowdown?: Implications for the Australian economy

This event is fully subscribed contact Natasha Vary via to be added to the wait list. China’s economy, the world’s second largest, is… Read More

Why isn’t the Japanese Yen more internationalised?

The fast growth of the foreign exchange reserves of the People’s Bank of China and Bank of Japan was a notable feature of the world… Read More