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Successful China Briefing hosted on 19 August

On August 19 the Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide hosted a China Briefing on “China’s Perspective on Australia.”
As the Australia-China relationship continues to strengthen and grow in economic importance, Australians often seek a deeper understanding of Chinese culture and the Chinese mindset. However, this China Briefing took a step back and explored China’s understanding […]

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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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9 November: Professor the Hon Bob Carr Keynote Lecture & Opening of ACTS Symposium

The University of Adelaide opened the Australia-China Transcultural Studies Centre (ACTS) Symposium on November 9 2014. ACTS is part of a joint initiative between the University of Adelaide and Beijing Foreign Studies University in answer to calls for deeper transcultural understanding between China and Australia. ACTS and its reciprocal centre in Beijing, The China-Australia Centre for Transcultural […]

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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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4 August 2014 Public Seminar: Community Engagement by Chinese Firms in Australia: Practices and Benefits

On Monday 4 August 2014  the Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide and the Australia-China Business Council (SA) hosted an informative public lecture with Dr Xueli Huang and Dr Warren Staple of RMIT University. Dr Huang and Dr Staples shared their paper’s objectives, including: promoting the best practices of community engagement by Chinese companies in Australia, enhancing […]

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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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CI-TACDC MOU signed on 29 July 2014

The Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide and the The Australia China Development Company have developed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly promote a greater understanding of South Australia’s relationship with China. 
This will include:
a.Create a greater awareness amongst the business community about the way China undertakes business.
b.The development of general community Chinese cultural events. 
c.To […]

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