The Australian Centre on China in the World is made up of an Advisory Board, Management Group, academic specialists including Postdoctoral Fellows and PhD Scholars, and professional staff.
Geremie R Barmé, Centre Director
Research Theme: China Time
Benjamin Penny, Deputy Director
Research Theme: China Everyday
Rebecca Fabrizi, Associate Director
Research Theme: China Global
Jane Golley, Associate Director
Research Theme: China Numbers
Luigi Tomba, Associate Director
Research Theme: China Urban
Adjunct Research Staff
Carolyn Cartier, Adjunct Director
Research Theme: China Urban
Gloria Davies, Adjunct Director
Research Theme: China Texts
Gerry Groot, Adjunct Director
Sue Trevaskes, Adjunct Director
Research Theme: China Justice
Adjunct Academic Staff
Linda Jaivin, Consultant, CIW Editorial Advice
Louise Merrington, Visiting Fellow
Richard Rigby, Associate Director
Sang Ye, Visiting Fellow, Project Advice
CIW Postdoctoral Fellows
Hsuan-Ying is a graduate of Harvard University. He is working on a manuscript on the recent "psycho-boom" in urban China and is going to explore the spiritual turn in the psycho-boom movement.
Olivier is an art history graduate of the University of Tsukuba, Japan. Interested in the social and political roles of art, at CIW he is researching the role of Japan in Chinese art of the 1980s-1990s.
Elisa is a graduate of SOAS, University of London, and her topic is 'Miscarriages of Justice in the People's Republic of China: New Perspectives on Criminal Justice'.
Ying is a graduate of Harvard University. She is completing a book manuscript on documentary cinema in China's revolutionary century, while beginning to research for her second book project, on writing, translation and filmmaking in China's multi-ethnic and multi-lingual border regions.
Tsan-Huang, a graduate of the University of Oxford, is an ethnomusicologist who focuses on musical cultures of Taiwan and China. He is currently working on book with the topic ‘From the Scholarly Chamber to the World Stage’.
Brian Kai Hin Tsui
Brian is a graduate of Columbia University. He is preparing a manuscript that examines Nationalist China's conservative revolution in the second quarter of the twentieth century and beginning a new collaborative project on the interaction between China and India during the Republican period.
A graduate of ANU, Nathan is conducting research on regional identity and representations of Jiangnan from late imperial times to the present.
Jinghong is a graduate of ANU, and her topic is “The Verbal and Visual Representation of Tea Tasting in China and Taiwan.” Jinghong commenced with CIW in October 2013.
Yujie is a graduate of Heidelberg University, Germany, and his topic is politics of culture heritage and tourism development in historical cities of modern China.
CIW Strategic Research Fellow
Ryan is a Strategic Research Fellow at CIW. He is a political scientist working on policy implementation in China, and on the Australia-China relationship.
CIW PhD Scholars
PhD Project working title: ‘Chinese Foreign Direct Investment in Australia and Zambia’.
PhD Project working title: 'China's Segmented Labour Market - an Examination of Rural-Urban Migration and the Implication for Growth'.
PhD Project working title: ‘ "Amateur" Cultural Production in an Authoritarian State: Chinese Photography Groups, 1979-1989’.
PhD Project working title: ‘Urban Development Politics and Student Mobilisation in Taiwan”.
PhD Project working title: 'Religious Innovation between Taiwan and China'.
PhD Project working title: ‘Social Interaction between Southern China and Southeast Asia (ca. 1500~1000 BC)’.
PhD Project working title: 'Higher Education Lobbying and Chinese Elite Universities'.
PhD Project working title: 'The Rise of Vested Interests in Chinese Industry and their Impact on Policy-making’.
PhD Project working title: 'Amherst Embassy to the Jiaqing Emperor, 1816'.
PhD Project working title: ‘Tokyo Chinese Christians 1860-1952’.
PhD Project working title: 'Nanjing in Late-Qing and Republican China'.
Merrilyn Fitzpatrick, Centre Manager
Lindy Allen, Editor
Nancy Chiu, Project Officer
Martina Fechner, Project Officer
Jasmine Lin, Administrative Officer
Will Sima, Research Officer
Sharon Strange, Research Assistant
Neil Thomas, Project Officer
Celiya Young, Finance Officer
Markuz Wernli, Research Design Manager
Wuqiriletu, Research Officer