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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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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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4 July Public Lecture: Australia as a Middle Power in the Asian Century

On 4 July 2014, the Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide, Flinders University (Centre for US & Asia Policy Studies), Australia China Young Professional Initiative (SA) and Young Australians in International Affairs, hosted a  public lecture with the 2013 Fulbright Flinders University Distinguished Chair in American Political Science, Professor Victoria A. Farrar– Myers.
Professor Farrar-Myers, Professor […]

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Shandong and Qingdao: Open for Business

The Australia China Development Company (TACDC), in partnership with the Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide, hosted a panel and networking event, ‘Shandong & Qingdao: Open for Business’, on February 4 2014. The event was in celebration of the new sister city relationship between Adelaide and Qingdao.
The panel was chaired by Luck Lombe, director of training […]

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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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“Sino-Australian Business Disputes: Best Practice Dispute Resolution for South Australian Companies Engaged with Chinese Companies”

Over the past semester, Ms Bethany Nolan from the University of Adelaide has been conducting a research project for the Confucius Institute. The aims of the report were to research best practice dispute resolution for Sino-Australian business disputes and investigate whether SA companies act consistently with this finding.
The report found that best practice dispute resolution […]

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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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2013 Annual Lecture: Does China have Better Ethnic Policies than USA and India?

The Confucius Institute’s annual Public Lecture was held at the Adelaide Festival Centre this Tuesday September 24. More than 110 guests attended this event.
The speaker, Professor Barry Sautman from Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, gave a fascinating presentation about China’s Ethnic Policies. Barry is a political scientist (PhD Columbia University) and lawyer with […]

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