Major funding for innovative research announced

Griffith Asia Institute
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Associate Professor Kai He and Dr Duncan McDonnell have both been awarded Australian Research Council grants in the latest funding round. Associate Professor He has been awarded a prestigious Future Fellowship for his project, ‘Contested multilateralism 2.0 and Asia Pacific security’. The project aims to examine the foreign policy choices of five major powers – […]

Understanding the Rise of China through the Eyes of Chinese IR Scholars

Griffith Asia Institute
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“We do not always agree with the Chinese perspective…But it is necessary to understand it, since China will play such a big role in the world that is emerging in the twenty-first century.” Henry Kissinger (2011: VXI) Congratulations to GAI’s Associate Professor Kai He and Dr Huiyun Feng whose research project has been successful in gaining […]

Conference examines strategic actions of United States and China in the South China Sea

Griffith Asia Institute
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In October 2015, the United States Navy conducted a well-prepared freedom of navigation (FON) operation within 12 nautical miles of the Subi and Mischief reefs off the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea (SCS). As The New York Times put it, the major purpose was to “challenge Beijing’s ambitions in the South China Sea,” […]