James Leibold is a deep expert in Chinese history and society. Educated in the US, he is now an Associate Professor at La Trobe University. He is well known for speaking out against the Chinese Communist Party’s covert influence on Australian politics and culture.
In this episode, we ask: Precisely how far does the CCP’s influence extend into Australia? What are its aims? And which, if any, practical steps can Australia take to ensure we set our own course for the future?
– James Leibold’s article on China’s influence in Australian universities
– A 2012 Monthly article on Australia and China by Malcolm Turnbull
– An article by the BBC on the censoring of Clive Hamilton’s book