About Jie Chen

Jie Chen is an associate professor in Political Science and International Relations at the University of Western Australia.

China, Tibet

Democracy takes fragile root on China’s edge


JIE CHEN sees similarities between Tibet and Taiwan in the Tibetan government-in-exile’s struggle to democratise. At the invitation of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA)—better known as the Tibetan government-in-exile—I recently joined several overseas-based Chinese scholars on a visit to the CTA’s headquarters in Dharamsala, India. We were warmly received by senior CTA members and some […]