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  • 26 May 2016
    5.30pm - 7.00pm

    Capitalism Without Democracy: The Private Sector in Contemporary China

    The stunning expansion of China’s private sector growth has led to the assumption that its growing ranks of capitalists represent a force for democratization. Tsai’s research finds little evidence for this belief, but shows that private entrepreneurs have had a structural impact on Chinese politics.

  • 27 May 2016
    8.30am - 6.00pm

    Workshop: Shadow Banking and Alternative Finance in China

    The recent growth in the scale and different forms of shadow banking and alternative finance mechanisms in China poses many questions. The workshop will act as a forum for researchers from various disciplines to share their perspectives and research on questions arising from a variety of topics.

  • 30 May 2016
    5.00pm - 6.30pm

    Sydney launch of 'Uyghur Nation'

    Dr David Brophy's new book 'Uyghur Nation' explores the meeting of the Russian and Qing empires in Central Asia in the nineteenth century, and the dramatic consequences that this had for local Muslim communities.

  • 1 June 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - A Garden for Empire and Nation: History and Memory at the Qing Imperial Mountain Estate

    Asian Art historian Stephen Whiteman explores the early history of Qing imperial park of Bishu shanzhuang - from its original conception as an imperial retreat to its representation through text and image - and considers its legacy in collective memories of the rise and fall of the dynasty.

  • 15 June 2016
    5.30pm - 6.00pm

    Exhibition talks:Tang

    Discover the stories behind the gold, silver, glass, ceramics, murals and other precious objects of China’s golden age in Tang 唐: treasures from the Silk Road capital.

  • 7 October 2016
    12.00pm - 5.00pm
    China in ASEAN

    China in ASEAN

    The 2016 ASEAN Forum co-hosted by the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre and China Studies Centre will explore the various convergences of Southeast Asia and China, shedding light on how China is shaping political, economic and cultural aspects of life for those in ASEAN.