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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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12 Sept 2014 OzAsia Annual Lecture, Confucianism and the Jewish Faith: Secrets to Modern Success?

Presented in conjunction with the Adelaide Festival Centre’s OzAsia Festival, the lecture was held at the Adelaide Festival Centre on September 12. The discussion compared the Jewish faith to Confucian values and drew many similarities between the two cultures.
The Jewish people as an ethnic group are perceived as being highly successful in adapting to and embracing the changing […]

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OzAsia Festival looking for Chinese Marketing Assistant

The OzAsia Festival is the biggest and most influential annual festival celebrating the diverse arts and culture of Asia in Australia.
This year’s theme will be on SA’s sister province in China, Shandong and promises to be one big spectacle of eye-catching, thought-provoking, knowledge-inducing entertainment.
The Adelaide Festival Centre is the home of the OzAsia Festival and […]

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New Website, Newsletter & Social Media

We welcome you to our improved and more easily navigatable website to explore our cultural and business programs and register for events.We have also recently created and revamped all our social media channels. Feel free to utilise these outlets to connect with us and stay up to date on our upcoming programs and events.
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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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“Inspire” Photography Exhibition 2013 (Sept 30)

In association with World Vision Australia, Sameway Magazine and the Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide, are pleased to present Mary Cheung’s photography exhibition ‘Inspire’
Focussing on seeing the struggles of children in poverty in a whole new light, the Inspire photography exhibition shall be held on Monday, September 30, 2-3:30pm at the Ira Raymond […]

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CLTA SA’s Annual Conference

The Chinese Language Teachers Association SA held their Annual Conference at the University of Adelaide on August 17.
Over 50 teachers from primary, secondary, government and non-government schools attended the 2013 CLTA SA conference. As well as hosting the AGM, the whole day program included a number of professional development and best practices workshops focusing on […]

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2013 Annual Lecture: China’s Ethnic Policies

6:00 – 7:15 pm, Tuesday 24 September 2013, Banquet Room, Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide SA 5000
Admission FREE, but online registration essential
RSVP: Tuesday, 17 September 2013
Contact: confucius.institute@adelaide.edu.au
DOES CHINA HAVE BETTER ETHNIC POLICIES THAN THE USA AND INDIA?
The Confucius Institute in collaboration with the Adelaide Festival Centre are proud to present Barry Sautman for the 2013 Annual Lecture.
China has a diverse ethnic composition […]

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ABC’s Q&A Session with Professor Gao

As part of the Noosa Long Weekend Festival, the ABC’s Rowan Callick moderated a discussion with Professor Mobo Gao and Professor You Ji (UNSW) on the topic “China: Just What does it Make of Australia?”
Broadcast on ABC News24 on Saturday 3 August 2013, Professor Gao and Professor Ji went beyond the usual Australia China banter […]

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