Chen Hong, director of the Australian Studies Centre at the East China Normal University in Shanghai. Photo: ReutersChen Hong, director of the Australian Studies Centre at the East China Normal University in Shanghai. Photo: Reuters
Chen Hong, director of the Australian Studies Centre at the East China Normal University in Shanghai. Photo: Reuters

Chinese scholar Chen Hong insists he was no security risk despite being banned from Australia

  • Chen teaches Australian culture at the East China Normal University in Shanghai, where he is director of the Australian Studies Centre
  • He said he became critical of Australia after 2017, when Canberra began a ‘heartbreaking’ political debate about Chinese influence

Topic |   China-Australia relations
Chen Hong, director of the Australian Studies Centre at the East China Normal University in Shanghai. Photo: ReutersChen Hong, director of the Australian Studies Centre at the East China Normal University in Shanghai. Photo: Reuters
Chen Hong, director of the Australian Studies Centre at the East China Normal University in Shanghai. Photo: Reuters
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