Yun Jiang is the inaugural AIIA China Matters Fellow. She was previously the co-founder and editor of China Neican, a managing editor of the China Story blog at the Australian Centre on China in the World, and a researcher in geoeconomics at the Australian National University. Prior to that, she was a policy adviser in the Australian Government, having worked in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Treasury and the Department of Defence.
Beijing and the birth rate: a question of human rights for women
Despite the government's gender positive rhetoric, Chinese women are still viewed as resources of the party state.
Undue suspicion of Chinese Australian scientists slows progress
Clear guidance is needed how national security is assessed in research and what are the boundaries of collaboration.
Rejuvenating DFAT: increasing diversity and becoming less insular
Harnessing the experience and skills of the entire Australian community is the foundation for strong diplomacy.
Common enemies and instinctive friends
Presenting the world as one of binary choices can undermine good policymaking.
CommentaryAustralia is failing to recognise an urgent need: recruiting more Chinese-Australians into public service
Originally published in The Conversation.
Policy BriefsChinese-Australians in the Australian Public Service
Underutilised in the Australian Public Service, Chinese-Australians are central to our China literacy and future engagement with the rising global superpower.
Reconsidering Australia’s China debate
A simplistic “pro-China”–“anti-China” division ignores complex questions and shuts down the conversation.