Category: China Briefing
With China opening it’s fourth Antarctic station last year, planning a fifth and increasingly being active in the Arctic, it is changing the dynamic amongst the traditional ‘Polar States’.
In setting its sights on the polar regions now, what are China’s long term plans for its economic, political, strategic needs? What changes are needed in the […]
Lost in Translation: Transnational American Rock and its Map of Misreading in China
Professor Teng Jimeng – Beijing Foreign Studies University
An exploration into China’s popular culture through the lens of the politicised rock music movements. What are the relations between power and culture? How has the process of globalisation impacted and defined music movements in China? […]
The list of China’s gifts to humanity begins with the four great inventions: paper, gunpowder, printing and the compass. What else has there been? What else might there be?
On May 11 the University of Adelaide’s Nicholas Jose presented the 2016 Annual lecture in front of an audience of around 200 people, discussing China’s contribution to our ‘shared […]
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 […]
On 27 May the Confucius Institute hosted their second China Briefing of 2014 on China’s role and development as a foreign aid donor. China’s foreign aid is an intriguing topic as it is a model with its own characteristics and has become a globally recognised issue due to China’s economic success in this century. The panel of […]
Please join the Confucius Institute for our first China Briefing of the year on the Australia-China Free Trade Agreement (FTA). This topic is extremely timely as Prime Minister Tony Abbott pushes to finalise the agreement with China, Australia’s largest trade partner, by the end of the year.
Associate Professor Xin Li (Beijing Normal University) and Mr. David […]
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
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 […]