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New Education and Culture Program Coordinator

Have you met the newest member of the Confucius Institute team?
Councillor Priscilla Corbell is an elected member for the South Ward of the City of Adelaide. Cllr. Corbell has over seven years’ experience as a Teacher of Chinese and Humanities in Primary and Secondary education at Public and Independent schools in Adelaide. Priscilla studied Chinese […]

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2015 Hanyu Qiao Competition

The 8th annual Hanyu Qiao competition was held on June 18-19 2015 at the University of Adelaide.
Hosted by the Confucius Institute with support from Hanban, the Chinese Embassy in Australia and the Hong Kong Australia Business Association (SA) the event was well-attended by school teaches, students, parents, and VIPS The Honourable Zoe Bettison MP, Mr Ma Linlan […]

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29 April 2015 China Briefing: Xi Jinping’s Leadership Style & Policies

Xi Jinping’s Leadership Style and Policies
Wednesday 29 April
He has been called the most powerful Chinese leader since Deng Xiaoping and the most authoritative since Mao Zedong. His ambitious reform strategy, including a sharp crackdown on corruption, has made not only domestic, but international news. The Chinese people affectionately refer to him as Xi Dada or […]

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3 Dec 2014 Business in China Series: Onkaparinga Growing Business & Tourism Opportunities with China

At this event, the  Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide and City of Onkaparinga highlighted the work that is being undertaken to grow business and tourism opportunities with China.  This is the third session as part of the Confucius Institute Business in China Series. Launched in 2014 by the Confucius Institute, this series provides the business […]

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12 November: Cross-Culture Values and Its Impact on Language

In this Confucius Institute China Briefing the panel of experts, from Australia and China, explored how cross fertilisation of cultures can influence the local language.
Panel
Professor Hou Ping Ping, Associate Professor of Foreign Languages, Shandong University (China)
TOPIC: The influence of Western Media on Chinese culture and language
Dr Song Xianlin, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Asian Studies, University of […]

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3 Sept China Briefing: China-Japan Relations

 
How does Australia balance the relationship between China and Japan—two countries that have been at odds for centuries? How is the Japan-China relationship progressing and what lies ahead for the bilateral relationship?
The following experts joined us for the panel discussion:
Professor AMAMURA Yuiji, Fukuoka International University
Topic: An overview of Ancient China-Japan Relations
Dr. Chengxin PAN, School of […]

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World Confucius Forum (OzAsia Festival)

Hear this intelligent, engaging panel discuss their perspectives on this fascinating topic from a multitude of Chinese, Western and non-mainstream angles. A Q&A session follows and audience participation is warmly welcomed. This public forum will be presented in both Mandarin Chinese and English, and has been organized by the Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide and […]

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Confucianism & Education: A Study of the Analects

The Confucius Institute was pleased to welcome Professor Pan Wenguo from East China Normal University for a discussion on education and Confucianism on December 3, 2013.
Chaired by Dr Delia Lin, Lecturer of Centre for Asian Studies, University of Adelaide and attended by over 50 people including a number of local scholars, school principals and students, Professor […]

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School of Languages Celebration of Achievement Award Night

The School of Languages teaches 25 languages including Chinese to more than 1100 students from over 140 schools and colleges across the state that cannot study their language of choice at their own school.
On 26th November, Chinese Co-director Dr. Yang Guang attended the Celebration of Achievement Awards 2013 organized by School of Languages, and presented […]

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Chinese Conversation Group

With the start of the new academic semester, the Chinese Conversation Group re-started again today on August 8. Always popular, dozens of people attended to practise their Chinese language skills and the overflow even extended to the outside of the Confucius Institute!
The group pairs a native Mandarin Chinese speaker with a student studying Chinese at […]

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