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Thousands attend ‘Ni Hao Unley’ – A Chinese Culture Night with Confucius in Unley

Oxford Terrace in Unley was transformed into a Chinese street market when the Confucius Institute and Unley City council ran ‘Ni Hao Unley’, a celebration of Chinese food and culture in South Australia.
An estimated 2000 people crammed Oxford Terrace, to enjoy performances as diverse as those from a modern Chinese rock band, to kung-fu and […]

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Succesful China Briefing: Democracy, Meritocracy, or Both? The Case of China

Westerners tend to divide the political ideal into “good” democracies and “bad” authoritarian regimes. But the Chinese political model does not fit neatly in either category. Over the past three decades, China has evolved a political system that can best be described as “political meritocracy.”
On March 31 Professor Daniel A Bell, Professor of the Schwarzman […]

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Shanghai International Youth Camp Applications Open for 2016

Co-organized by (SPAFFC) Shanghai People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries and Shanghai Youth Federation, the 10-day (July 12 to July 21, 2016) camp is a good opportunity for school students to have a taste of China with colleagues from other parts of the world.
Previous experiences and itinerary can be found here.
More information about this year’s […]

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Fun Lunch with Confucius-Splash Adelaide on North Terrace

Splash Adelaide and The Confucius Institute join forces to bring you Fun Lunch With Confucius, a free pop-up Chinese culture event open to students, staff and members of the public as an activation of North Terrace in front of Bonython Hall!
Delicious food – dumplings, noodles – and other Chinese delicacies, live music, dance, and activities […]

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Confucius Sponsored Fringe Show: It’s Only Words

The Confucius Institute sponsored artist will demonstrate a comedy show in Chinese for people who don’t speak any Chinese at all! Only 7% of communication is verbal, come and experiment with the other 93!
Venue: Mayall Room, Tuxedo Cat – 54 Hyde St, Adelaide
Date: February 12-23
Time: 7:15pm-8:15pm
Buy tickets on Fringe website. Buy 1 and bring a […]

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Public Seminar: Confucius on Learning: Starting from the Analects

Join our guest speaker, Professor Pan Wenguo, East China Normal University, for a discussion on education and Confucianism.
Of all the titles attached to Confucius, the most important one is EDUCATOR. However, Confucius is not an educator in the sense as the word 教育家 suggests, that is, an expert of “teaching” and “training”. On the contrary, […]

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Confucius Institute Annual Lecture on ABC Radio

The ‘2013 Confucius Institute/OzAsia Festival Public Lecture:Does China have better ethnic policies than the USA and India?’ has been posted on ABC Radio http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bigideas/china-and-its-ethnic-minorities/5014582
You may also watch the video on our website: http://www.confucius.adelaide.edu.au/gallery/video/2013/pl_video_240092013/

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Up Coming China Briefing: U.S. – China Relations

U.S. – China Relations
Date: Thursday, 31 October 2013
Time: 5:30pm-7pm (5 pm registration)
Venue: Level 12, Ernst & Young Building, 121 King William Street, Adelaide SA 5000
For detailed information, you may refer to the flyer

Speakers
Professor Zhi Yong Xiong, Foreign Affairs University, Beijing, China
Professor Xiong received his MS in History from Beijing Normal University and a MS in International Public Policy […]

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Chinese language courses at PCE

PCE at the University of Adelaide is offering Chinese language courses for different levels of proficiency – from beginner to more advanced levels. Courses commence from 2 April 2013. Early bird rates available when enrolling by 12 March. For more details about courses please visit PCE’s website – www.adelaide.edu.au/pce.

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Chinese Star Writing Competition An opportunity to win scholarships to study in China

The Chinese Star Writing Competition started in 2011, organized by Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide and Confucius Institute at the University of Western Australia, and supported by the Embassy of China in Australia and Confucius Institute Headquarters in Beijing. This competition aims to provide a chance for Chinese learners to show their writing […]

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