Simone van Nieuwenhuizen
Simone van Nieuwenhuizen is a researcher at the Australia-China Relations Institute at the University of Technology Sydney. She is co-author, with Kerry Brown, of China and the New Maoists (Zed, 2016). Simone holds a Master of International Relations (Diplomacy) from Peking University and lived in China for three years. She was previously a Research Associate at the Lowy Institute and an intern with the West Asia Program, and has also interned at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy in Beijing. Her research interests include Chinese politics, China-Middle East relations and North Korea. She speaks Chinese and Arabic, and is learning Russian.
China: a party of governance and control, not revolution
It seems counterintuitive for the Party to suppress Marxist activists yet it can hardly afford “class struggle”.
China’s “rule of law in international relations”
No one is much paying heed but understanding this concept might be key to comprehending a China-led international order.
Xi, Orwell and the language of Chinese politics
Xi is not fostering a cult of personality, but a cult of the Chinese Communist Party.