Anna Hayes

Anna Hayes is a senior lecturer in politics and international relations in the College of Arts, Society and Education at James Cook University, Australia. She is also an honorary research fellow at the East Asia Security Centre, a collaborative enterprise between Bond University, China Foreign Affairs University and the University of New Haven. Hayes specializes in non-traditional threats to security, with a particular focus on the People’s Republic of China. Her research examines the ongoing human insecurity of Uyghurs in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, including Xinjiang’s position within China’s Eurasian pivot as part of its Belt and Road Initiative.


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