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China Briefing – ‘Water Management in China: Quenching China’s Great Thirst for Water’

The many complexities involved when dealing with the management of water in/with China were presented by three experts in the field: Professor You-Kuan Zhang (Professor and Director of the Center for Hydroscience Research at Nanjing University, China), Mr Richard Hopkins (Chief Executive, The International Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management) and Mr Peter Buss (Co-founder and Manager of Research […]

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China Briefing – Water Management in China: Quenching China’s Great Thirst for Water

5:30 – 7:00 pm, Wednesday 29 May 2013, Level 12 Ernst & Young Building, 121 King William Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Admission FREE, but online registration essential
RSVP: Wednesday, 22 May 2013
Contact: confucius.institute@adelaide.edu.au or 8303 4798
Topics & speakers:
Groundwater Resources and Management in China
Professor You-Kuan Zhang, Professor and Director of the Center for Hydroscience Research at Nanjing University, […]

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The ‘Networked Leadership’ – China’s fifth Generation Leaders

Professor Kerry Brown presented a very interesting, informative and amusing seminar about the seven members of the new Chinese leadership, offering insight into the profile of each member in particular and about Chinese politics in general.  
He is the Executive Director of the China Studies Centre (University of Sydney), a former diplomat and author of several books on China. Because of his profound knowledge […]

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China Briefing ‘2013 China Outlook: China’s rise, domestic challenges and Australia’s response’

5.15pm – 7.00pm, Wednesday 6 March 2013
Level 12, Ernst & Young Building, 121 King William Street, Adelaide SA 5000

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Seminar: Economics, Empire, and Ethnicity: Three myths about China

The very knowledgeable and colourful Sydney University Professor David Goodman captivated the audience speaking about what he called the ‘three myths regarding China’: the myth about the rising wealth being a general phenomenon  in China, the myth about ‘Zhong Guo’ being a term used since thousands of years and the ‘myth of origin’, i.e. the myth that 92% of Chinese people […]

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China’s emerging Middle Class: A statistical category or a real social class?

Professor Chunling Li’s seminar on the emerging Chinese Middle class, held on 27 September 2012 at the University of Adelaide, was attended by more than 30 persons. 
The presentation contained fascinating information not only on the driving factors behind, but also on the ongoing debate in China about a clear definition of this growing social group.  
The seminar was presented by […]

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China Briefing 4/12 – ‘New Rich’: China’s Growing Middle Class and Chinese Business Migrants draws croud

More than 100 guests registered for this China Briefing at the University of Adelaide’ on Thurday, 27 September 2012.
Renowned University of Sydney Professor David Goodman, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ Professor Chunling Li and Immigration SA’s Business Migration Manager Mr Zac McCrindle shared the stage. They spoke about the growing Chinese middle class, the discussion in China […]

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Seminar – Economics, Empire, and Ethnicity: Old perspectives on China and globalisation

1:10-2:00pm, Friday 28 September 2012, Ligertwood Building room 529

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Seminar – Characterizing China’s Middle Class: Heterogeneous Composition and Multiple Identities

1:10-2:00pm, Thursday 27 September 2012, Ligertwood Building level 5, room 529

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