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  • 18 February 2016
    2.00pm - 3.30pm

    China and the Pacific: Opportunities from a Maritime Silk Road?

    David Morris,former DFAT diplomat to the EU and UN, shares insight on the future for the South Pacific region in light of China's expanding economic links along the“One Belt One Road” across Eurasia, along a new Silk Road and to South East Asia along a 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.

  • 3 March 2016
    12.00am - 1.30pm
    Demography of ethnic minorities in China

    Demography of ethnic minorities in China

    This event has been cancelled

    What does the population censuses in China tell us?

  • 9 March 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - China, Tibet and the Colonial Question

    Dibyesh Anand examines the narrative of China as anti-imperialist, and a victim of imperialism and colonialism. Focusing on Tibet, and to an extent Xinjiang, he argues for conceptualising and understanding China as a colonising power.

  • 22 March 2016
    9.30am - 4.00pm

    New Perspectives on China and Eurasia in the Bronze Age

    Showcase the remarkable new archaeological fieldwork taking place at the site of Adunqiaolu as a collaborative project between the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and the University of Sydney.

  • 11 April 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Chinese Conceptions of Power and Authority: new perspectives

    Power and authority are key conceptions in Western political philosophy, as in Chinese political thought. Professor Yu Keping from Peking University will elaborate on the meaning of both in the Chinese context, traditionally and currently.