An academic at the University of Sydney has written about how China-Australia tensions are leaving academics with a Chinese background between a rock and a hard place. Photo: Handout via AP An academic at the University of Sydney has written about how China-Australia tensions are leaving academics with a Chinese background between a rock and a hard place. Photo: Handout via AP
An academic at the University of Sydney has written about how China-Australia tensions are leaving academics with a Chinese background between a rock and a hard place. Photo: Handout via AP

China’s worsening row with Australia leaves researchers paying the price

  • Two Chinese specialists in Australian studies had their visas revoked in 2020, with one of them deemed a ‘risk to national security’
  • Polarised views have left Chinese-origin academics in Australia in a difficult situation

Topic |   China-Australia relations
An academic at the University of Sydney has written about how China-Australia tensions are leaving academics with a Chinese background between a rock and a hard place. Photo: Handout via AP An academic at the University of Sydney has written about how China-Australia tensions are leaving academics with a Chinese background between a rock and a hard place. Photo: Handout via AP
An academic at the University of Sydney has written about how China-Australia tensions are leaving academics with a Chinese background between a rock and a hard place. Photo: Handout via AP
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