Recent & Upcoming Talks

Recent Talks:

China’s Relations with the West, hosted by US Consulate General Vancouver, with Robert Daly. In Mandarin Chinese. April 13, 2021. 

Canada-China Relations, part of The China Agenda for Biden, hosted by Foreign Policy Association. April 20, 2021. 

Recent Publications:

Xi Jinping’s “Sweeping Black” campaign, Urban Violence Network, April 27, 2021.

“The ‘Sweeping Black’ campaign provided evidence for the Party’s—and Xi’s—stark recognition that criminals and mafias, who were growing stronger, could become potential challengers to the Party’s power.”

Xi Jinping’s “Sweeping Black” Campaign

Recent Appearances:

I have provided expert commentaries on the trials of the two Michaels with the BBC World Service, Washington Post, CBC The National, CTV The National, BNN Bloomberg and other media outlets. See here.

I have also spoken to the media extensively on the closing of political space in Hong Kong, including passing of the National Security Law, arrests of the activists, and the Anti-ELAB protests.

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