Ivan Franceschini is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Australian National University. He has published several books related to China. With Tommaso Facchin, he co-directed the documentaries Dreamwork China (2011) and Boramey: Ghosts in the Factory (2021). He founded and co-edits the Made in China Journal. His latest book is the co-edited volume Afterlives of Chinese Communism.