Research

Articles

“Chinese Thinking on the South China Sea and the Future of Regional Security,” Political Science Quarterly, Vol. 132, No. 3 (Fall 2017), pp. 435-466.

“Assessing China’s Changing Attitudes towards Singapore,” China: An International Journal, Vol. 15, No. 3 (August 2017), pp. 1-25.

Assessing China’s Response to the South China Sea Arbitration Ruling,” Australian Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 71, No. 4 (2017), pp. 440-459. Tags: South China Sea.

“Challenge Accepted: China’s Response to the US Rebalance to the Asia-Pacific,” Security Challenges, Vol. 12, No. 3 (November 2016), pp. 45-60. Tags: China-US Relations

“Assessing China’s South China Sea Policy, 2009-2015,” East Asian Policy, Vol. 8, No. 3 (July/September 2016), pp. 100-109. Tags: South China Sea

“China as a Global Force,” Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies, Vol. 3, No. 1 (January 2016), pp. 117-125. Tags: Chinese Foreign Policy

“Confucian Foreign Policy Traditions in Chinese History,” Chinese Journal of International Politics, Vol. 8, No. 2 (Summer 2015), pp. 197-218. Tags: Chinese Thinking on International Relations; Historical East Asian Politics

“How Hierarchic Was the Historical East Asian System?” International Politics, Vol. 51, No. 1 (January 2014), pp. 1-22. Tags: Historical East Asian Politics

“The Rise of Chinese Exceptionalism in International Relations,” European Journal of International Relations, Vol. 19, No. 2 (June 2013), pp. 305-328. Tags: Chinese Foreign Policy; Chinese Thinking on International Relations

“China’s New Thinking on Alliances,” Survival: Global Politics and Strategy, Vol. 54, No. 5 (October-November 2012), pp. 129-148. Tags: Chinese Thinking on International Relations

“Rethinking China’s Grand Strategy: Beijing’s Evolving National Interests and Strategic Ideas in the Reform Era,” International Politics, Vol. 49, No. 3 (May 2012), pp. 318-345. Tags: Chinese Foreign Policy

“The Tsinghua Approach and the Inception of Chinese Theories of International Relations,” Chinese Journal of International Politics, Vol. 5, No. 1 (Spring 2012), pp. 73-102. Tags: Chinese Thinking on International Relations

“Reconceiving the Balance of Power: A Review Essay,” Review of International Studies, Vol. 37, No. 2 (April 2011), pp. 641-651. Tags: International Politics

“Rethinking the ‘Tribute System’: Broadening the Conceptual Horizon of Historical East Asian Politics,” Chinese Journal of International Politics, Vol. 2, No. 4 (Winter 2009), pp. 545-574. Tags: Historical East Asian Politics

Book Chapters

“US Foreign Policy in the Asia Pacific,” in Michael Cox and Doug Stokes, eds., US Foreign Policy, 3rd edition (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017). Tags: Asia-Pacific International Relations

“International Societies in Premodern East Asia,” in Barry Buzan and Yongjin Zhang, eds., English School Theory and East Asia (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014), pp. 29-50. Tags: Historical East Asian Politics

“Chinese Exceptionalism in the Intellectual World of China’s Foreign Policy,” in Rosemary Foot, ed., China across the Divide: The Domestic and Global in Politics and Society (New York: Oxford University Press, 2013), pp. 43-71. Tags: Chinese Foreign Policy; Chinese Thinking on International Relations

“Debating the ‘Chinese Theory of International Relations’: Toward a New Stage in China’s International Relations,” in Fred Dallmayr and Zhao Tingyang, eds., Contemporary Chinese Political Thought: Debates and Perspectives (Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 2012), pp. 67-87. Tags: Chinese Thinking on International Relations

“Rethinking the ‘Tribute System’: Broadening the Conceptual Horizon of Historical East Asian Politics,” in Zheng Yongnian, ed., China and International Relations: The Chinese View and the Contribution of Wang Gungwu (London: Routledge, 2010), pp. 75-101. Tags: Historical East Asian Politics

“Regionalization in the Tianxia? Continuity and Change in China’s Foreign Policy,” in Emilian Kavalski, ed., China and the Global Politics of Regionalization (Surrey, England: Ashgate, 2009), pp. 19-32. Tags: Chinese Foreign Policy

Other Publications

“Strategic Resoluteness: The Chinese Appraoch to the Trump Administration,” in The Trump Administration’s First 100 Days: What Should Asia Do? (Canberra: ANU College of Asia & the Pacific, April 2017), p. 47. Tags: China-US Relations; Chinese Foreign Policy

“Building Trust for the ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ in Southeast Asia,” EAI Bulletin, Vol. 19, No. 1 (March 2017), p. 13. Tags: China-Southeast Asia Relations

“South China Sea Arbitration Award: Breathtaking (but Counterproductive),” Asian Politics & Policy, Vol. 9, No. 1 (January 2017), pp. 134-136. Tags: South China Sea

“Rethinking Chinese Hegemony in East Asian History: A Response,” H-Diplo/ISSF Roundtable Reviews, Vol. XI, No. 1 (2016), pp. 21-27. Tags: Historical East Asian Politics

“2016: A Tough Year for China in the South China Sea,” EAI Bulletin, Vol. 18, No. 1 (March 2016), p.3. Tags: South China Sea

“Structure and Agency in the Formation of Sovereign Statehood in East Asia,” H-Diplo/ISSF Roundtable Reviews, Vol. VII, No. 5 (November 2014), pp. 10-13. Tags: Asia-Pacific International Relations

“The Tianxia System: World Order in a Chinese Utopia,” Global Asia, Vol. 4, No. 4 (Winter 2010), pp. 108-112. Tags: Chinese Thinking on International Relations

Review of War and State Formation in Ancient China and Early Modern Europe by Victoria Tin-bor Hui, International Affairs, Vol. 83, No. 1 (Spring 2007), pp. 201-202. Tags: Historical East Asian Politics

About

Dr Feng Zhang (PhD, LSE) is a Fellow in the Department of International Relations at the Australian National University’s Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs. His research focuses on Chinese foreign policy, Asia-Pacific security, and international relations theory. He is also Adjunct Professor at the National Institute for South China Sea Studies in China.

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