Peter Martin is Bloomberg's defense policy and intelligence reporter in Washington, DC and author of China's Civilian Army: The Making of Wolf Warrior Diplomacy. He was previously based in Beijing where he wrote extensively on escalating tensions in the US-China relationship and reported from China's border with North Korea and its far-western region of Xinjiang. His writing has been published by outlets including Foreign Affairs, The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, the National Interest, and The Guardian. He holds degrees from the University of Oxford, Peking University and the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Astrid Nordin holds the Lau Chair of Chinese International Relations in the Lau China Institute. Astrid’s research develops critical conceptual tools that draw on Chinese and other global traditions of thought, and uses these to understand planetary challenges as they relate to China’s growing global role.
William A. Callahan is professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His research examines the interplay of culture and politics, and visual global politics. Callahan’s most recent book is Sensible Politics: Visualizing International Relations (Oxford University Press, 2020). His other work includes China: The Pessoptimist Nation (OUP, 2010) and the documentary film “Great Walls” (2020), which asks why we hate Trump’s wall and love the Great Wall of China.