La Trobe Asia presents: China’s Influence – propaganda, persuasion, and softpower in Australia

China’s influence in Australia has become controversial. For years there have been reports connecting Chinese money to the funding of political parties, think-tanks, and research institutes. There is investment in business and buildings, and the Chinese Communist Party mouthpiece China Daily struck a deal to be distributed in the Fairfax Media’s newspapers. Less recognised is…

La Trobe Asia: Upcoming seminars

We’re hosting a number of upcoming seminars over the coming weeks! Law School Seminar: Unconstitutional constitutional provisions: On how not to fail the constituent people Friday 21 March Social Sciences Building room 232 – Moot Court Bundoora Campus Ridwanul Hoque PhD (London), LLM (Cantab.) is a professor of law at the Department of Law, University of Dhaka.…