China at the Crossroads

CONFERENCE 2 July 2014 Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand Late last year China made key reform decisions that will impact New Zealand’s economic, political and business dealings with its largest trade partner. Learn how these changes could impact you…

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

FILM SCREENING 6-9 pm, Thursday, 5 June 2014 Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, 16–20 Goodhope Street, Paddington, Sydney Documentary Australia Foundation warmly invites you to a fundraising screening for DAF of the award-winning documentary AI WEIWEI: NEVER SORRY by filmmaker Alison…

Chinese on the Goldfields

PUBLIC LECTURE Date: 2pm-4pm, Sunday 22 June 2014 Venue: Museum of Sydney, Cnr Phillip and Bridge Streets, Sydney An illustrated talk on an important episode in Australia’s history, the riots on the goldfields at Lambing Flat. Learn about the ‘roll-up’…

June Four at Twenty-Five: Three Films

Yellow Earth

FILM The Australian Centre on China in the World (CIW), at the Australian National University, announces a special film event commemorating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the protest movement at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, and the nationwide crackdown from 4 June,…

UTS Australia-China Relations Institute

The University of Technology, Sydney has appointed Australia’s former Foreign Minister, the Hon Bob Carr, to lead the Australia China Relations Institute (ACRI) – a new think tank dedicated to Australia-China relations. Bob Carr commences his role as Director, Australia…

“Asia Literacy” in Practice

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM Monash Asia Institute Date: Thursday, 12 June 2014 Venue: H.B39 (at Basement of Building H), Monash University Caulfield Campus The importance of “Asia literacy” has been widely discussed in Australia since the 1990s and was given renewed emphasis…

China: Rebels, Ghosts and Romantics

CHINESE FILMS AT SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL June 4-15, 2014 From official website: China continues to be one of the most compulsively fascinating countries on the planet: it’s not an exaggeration to suggest that China’s future may very well be our…