The China Programme broadly examines China’s international strategic thinking and behaviour, foreign and security policy, and the impact of domestic political economy on China’s foreign relations. Programme staff provide a distinctive regional perspective on the role of China as a rising power.
The Programme prioritises the following themes:
- Security dimension of China’s strategic thinking and behaviour
- China’s international relations in East Asia
- China and regional institutions
- Sub-regional cooperation
- Maritime security Policy
- Cross-Taiwan Strait relations
- The Belt & Road Initiative
- China’s role in global governance
Programme staff have extensive expertise on China’s international strategy, Sino-U.S. relations, Sino-Japanese relations, China-Southeast Asian relations, security issues involving China in the East Asian region, and domestic social, political, and economic transformations in China.
The Programme also has extensive and regular exchanges with many Chinese research institutions.
Since 2006, the Programme has published more than 10 books, numerous papers in international peer-reviewed journals, and opinion articles in the media.
Last updated on 18/09/2023