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 the political logic of state control over citizen bodies. His broader research interests include political violence, biopolitics, genocide studies, and social thought.
Theory and Normativity in Knowledge Production About China’s ‘Xinjiang Strategy’
‘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 […]