Matthew P. Robertson is a PhD student at The Australian National University and a Fellow in China Studies at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation. His doctoral research, using computational methods and process tracing, focuses on the organ transplantation industry in the People’s Republic of China. It is concerned both with empirical questions and with the political logic of state control over citizen’s bodies. His broader research interests include political violence, biopolitics, genocide studies, and social thought.
Sean Roberts, an associate professor of international affairs and anthropology at George Washington University, is the author of The War on the Uyghurs: China’s Campaign against Xinjiang Muslims (Manchester University Press and Princeton University Press, 2020), the first book-length treatment of the Chinese state’s campaign against the Uyghur population of Xinjiang. The text situates the […]
‘Wake up! There is something for us to learn here. What they’re saying applies to us, even if it was not meant for us.’ Friedrich Nietzsche, Anti-Education (1872) Since 2017, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has embarked on a rapid and intense securitisation of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. This has included mass […]