Open letter respondents

On Monday, Policy Forum published as an open letter a submission made to Australia’s parliamentary review of new national security legislation. In response, there is now another open letter, by a second group going under the name Scholars of China, the Chinese diaspora, China-Australian relations, and Australia’s relations with Asia. The signatories of the second letter are below.


Signatories to the response:

Nathan Attrill, PhD candidate, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University

Børge Bakken, Visiting Fellow, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University

Mark Beeson, Professor of International Politics, the University of Western Australia

Nick Bisley, Head of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor of International Relations, La Trobe University

Kevin Carrico, Lecturer, Chinese Studies, Macquarie University

Anita Chan, Co-editor of The China Journal, Political and Social Change Department, Australian National University.

Chen Jie, Associate Professor, Political Science and International Relations, the University of Western Australia

Chin Jin, Greater China researcher, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Sydney

Malcolm Cook, Senior Fellow at ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, Non-resident Fellow at Lowy Institute

Feng, Chongyi, Associate Professor in China Studies, University of Technology Sydney

Antonia Finnane, Professor, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne

John Fitzgerald, Emeritus Professor, Centre for Social Impact, Swinburne University of Technology

Gerry Groot, Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies, University of Adelaide

Gu Ming, PhD in Political Science/China Studies and post-doc Research Assistant, University of Technology Sydney

Ian Hall, Professor of International Relations, Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University

Terence Halliday, Honorary Professor, School of Regulation and Global Governance, Australian National University

Ben Hillman, Associate Professor at the Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University

Bruce Jacobs, Emeritus Professor of Asian Languages and Studies, Monash University

Alex Joske, China researcher and Australian National University student

Mei-fen Kuo, Research Fellow (DECRA) in History, University of Queensland

James Leibold, Associate Professor of Politics and Asian Studies, La Trobe University

Lin Bin, Political Scientist, PhD University of New South Wales

Paul Macgregor, Historian/heritage consultant on Chinese Australian history, The Uncovered Past Institute

Anne McLaren, Professor, Chinese Studies, FAHA, Asia Institute, University of Melbourne

Dominic Meagher, Independent China analyst and economist

Rory Medcalf, Professor and Head, National Security College, Australian National University

Paul Monk, former head of the China Desk at DIO, PhD in International Relations from the ANU, author of Thunder from the Silent Zone; Rethinking China (2005)

Adam Ni, China researcher, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University

Benjamin Reilly, Professor and Dean, Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs, Murdoch University

Kaz Ross, Lecturer in Asian Studies, University of Tasmania

Fred Smith, Lecturer, Department of Security Studies and Criminology at Macquarie University

Jonathan Unger, Professor, Political and Social Change Department, Australian National University

Sue Wiles, China scholar, editor and translator

Wai Ling Yeung, retired academic, former Head of Chinese Studies, Curtin University of Technology

Zhong Jinjiang, PhD candidate in Chinese Economics, Cambridge University, President of Chinese Alliance for Democracy

Signatories: (after 28 March 2018)

Moshe Y Bernstein, Adjunct Research Fellow, Asian Studies, Graduate Research School, Curtin University of Technology

Stjepan Bosnjak, Researcher on China-Australia relations, Victoria University

Joseph Cheng Yu-shek, retired professor of political science, City University of Hong Kong and convenor of the Alliance for True Democracy

Andrew Forrest, former policy adviser (China) in the International Division of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, PhD Deakin University

Jia Guan, Lecturer in Security Studies, Deakin University

Michael Heazle, Adjunct Associate Professor, Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University

Ann Kent, former Australian Research Council Research Fellow, ANU College of Law, Australian National University

John Minford, Emeritus Professor of Chinese, Australian National University

Terry Narramore, Lecturer in International Relations, University of Tasmania

Sally Sargeson, Associate Professor, Department of Political and Social Change, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University

David Schak, Adjunct Associate Professor, Griffith University

Martin Williams, PhD, University of Technology Sydney

The authors invite scholars of China, the Chinese diaspora, China-Australia relations and Australia’s relations with Asia who would like to endorse this letter to contact