Dr Claudia Astarita
Dr Claudia Astarita is a Fellow at the Asia Institute at the University of Melbourne. She is also International Relations Analyst for South Asia at CeMiSS, Centre for Military and Strategic Studies, in Rome. Dr Astarita regularly contributes articles on Asian political, economic and social issues to several newspapers and magazines such as Corriere della Sera, Panorama and South China Morning Post. She obtained her Ph.D. in Asian Studies from Hong Kong University in 2010. Her main research interests include China’s political and economic development, Chinese and Indian foreign policies, East Asian regionalism, Asian civil Society, and media and historical narratives.