Australia-China Council Grants

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The Australia-China Council (ACC) is pleased to announce the successful grant recipients for 2015-16. The ACC awarded funding to 30 projects in the strategic priority areas of Arts & Culture, Education and Economic Diplomacy and Australian Studies in China. The…

Three Seminars on the Chinese Economy

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Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies, University of Melbourne Professor Yao Yang Dean, National School of Development, Peking University 12:30-2:00pm, Tuesdays in August (see below) Sidney Myer Asia Centre Room 116, University of Melbourne The eminent Chinese economist Yao Yang, currently…

The Chinese Mayor

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2015, 89 mins, China Directed by Hao Zhou 6:00–8:00pm, Saturday, 1 August 2015 Palace Electric Cinema, 2 Phillip Law Street, New Acton, Canberra An extraordinary insight into contemporary China, with a visionary politician trying to balance massive cultural development with…

The Hugh White Thesis: Five Years On

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Australia-China Relations Institute, UTS 5.30 pm for a 6.00 pm start, Tuesday August 11 2015 Bloomberg Auditorium, level 27, 1 Bligh Street, Sydney, NSW 2000 In 2010 Professor Hugh White challenged Australians when he wrote ‘Power Shift: Australia’s future between…

Leung Ping-kwan, Voice of Hong Kong

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Seminar Series – Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies, University of Melbourne Professor John Minford, Australian National University 5.30pm, Thursday 6 August 2015 Room 321, Level 3, Sidney Myer Asia Centre, University of Melbourne The Hong Kong poet, essayist, short story…

New Asia Now

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Lecture: Griffith Review 6pm-7pm, Monday 10 August 2015 Theatre, Lower Ground 1, National Library of Australia, Parkes Place, Canberra Join Professor Julianne Schultz AM, founding editor of Griffith Review, and three outstanding young writers as they provide fresh perspectives on…

Chinese NGOs in Sub-Saharan Africa

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China Studies Centre, University of Sydney Opportunities and Constraints for the Expansion of Chinese NGOs in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Case Study of Ethiopia and Malawi Jennifer Y.J. Hsu 12pm – 1.30pm, Tuesday 4 August 2015 Room 310, Old Teachers College…

Contemporary Artists in China

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China Studies Centre, University of Sydney, and Sydney Ideas Contemporary Artists in China: how they operate between freedom and restriction 6.00pm – 7.30pm, Thursday 30 July 2015 Law School Foyer, Level 2 Sydney Law School Eastern Avenue, The University of…

CIW PhD Scholarship Program

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The CIW PhD Scholarship Program is now open for applications for commencement in 2016. Applicants in any disciplines of the humanities and the social sciences and with a strong focus on China are welcome to apply. The Australian Centre on…

Oceania Rising

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Pacific Institute, ANU College of Asia &the Pacific Oceana Rising: Changing regional order and the role of China Terence Wesley-Smith Center for Pacific Islands Studies, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa 6pm – 7:30pm, Wednesday 15 July Hedley Bull Theatre 2,…