Ben Bland

Ben Bland

Ben Bland is Director of the Southeast Asia Program at the Lowy Institute, an international policy think-tank based in Sydney. He is the author of Generation HK: Seeking Identity in China’s Shadow and Man of Contradictions: Joko Widodo and the Struggle to Remake Indonesia. He was formerly an award-winning correspondent for the Financial Times based in Hong Kong, Jakarta and Hanoi.

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The Best Books on the Hong Kong Protests, recommended by Ben Bland

Around the world people have followed the standoff in Hong Kong with apprehension, as local protestors have taken on the might of China’s powerful Communist Party. Here Ben Bland, author of Generation HK and Director at Australian think tank the Lowy Institute, talks us through books to better understand what’s been going on these past few years and what’s at stake for Hong Kong’s citizens and activists.

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