Announcing the Next Voices: China Dependence finalists

Announcing the Next Voices: China Dependence finalists

Australian Foreign Affairs is delighted to announce the finalists for Next Voices: China Dependence.

Please join us in congratulating these talented writers and foreign policy thinkers. 

  • Hugh Aliprandi has taught languages at secondary and tertiary level in Melbourne.
  • James Devenish is a graduate of the Bachelor of Security Studies at Macquarie University and is commencing a Master of International Relations at ANU.
  • Louis Devine holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in international relations and philosophy at the University of Melbourne.
  • Thom Dixon is vice president of the Australian Institute of International Affairs NSW and a PhD candidate in the School of Modern History, Politics and International Relations at Macquarie University.
  • Brenden Hiskins holds a Master of Asian Studies from Monash University and a Master of International Relations from the University of Melbourne.
  • Anne McLaren is a professor in Chinese studies in the Asia Institute at the University of Melbourne.
  • Abigail Young is a PhD candidate in international relations and anthropology at the University of Western Australia.
  • Xin Xie is studying a Master of International Relations at the University of Melbourne.

Winners will be announced in December 2019. They will receive AU$100 and a one-year print and digital subscription to Australian Foreign Affairs (valued at $59.99), and will collaborate with Australian Foreign Affairs editors to refine and publish their piece. 

Next Voices seeks to encourage unique perspectives on Australia’s place in the Asia-Pacific and its regional relationships. Read the winning pieces from previous rounds: Next Voices: Are We Asian Yet? and Next Voices: Our Sphere of Influence