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27 April 201712.30pm - 1.30pm
In China’s political system, quality of governance is to be guaranteed by the operation of a competent, well-motivated bureaucracy operating under the umbrella of the party-state. While this assertion is itself unremarkable, we ask how the central government strives to mobilize personnel to achieve
3 May 20172.00pm - 4.00pm
This event aims to help the research students, early career researchers and anyone engaged and/or interested in the China-related research to develop a comprehensive and effective search strategy to find relevant resources for their research projects.
20 May 20172.30pm - 4.00pm
Sydney Asian Art Series lecture by Joan Kee - Land Lords: Art, Property and Law in Post-Nineties China
The Sydney Asian Art Series presents leading international voices on early, modern and contemporary Asian art. The second in the 2017 series is a lecture by Joan Kee, Associate Professor of the History of Art, University of Michigan.
7 June 201712.00pm - 1.30pm
In the first half of the twentieth century, a significant number of Chinese Australian families returned from Australia to China settling mostly in the treaty port city of Shanghai. Among the most prominent of these families were the Kwoks who managed the Wing On Department Store ( 永安百货).
20 July 20174.00pm - 5.30pm
This seminar is based on the book “Piloted to Serve”, which is the autobiography of the speaker’s late mother, Rebecca Chan Chung (1920-2011), a US World War II veteran with the Flying Tigers (US Army) in China.
6 September 20176.00pm - 7.30pm
Sydney Asian Art Series lecture by Saloni Mathur - A Fragile Inheritance: Radical Stakes in Contemporary Indian Art
The Sydney Asian Art Series presents leading international voices on early, modern and contemporary Asian art. Third in the 2017 series is a lecture by Saloni Mathur, Professor of Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art, University of California, Los Angeles.
19 October 20176.00pm - 7.30pm
Sydney Asian Art Series lecture by David J. Roxburgh - Painting after the Mass-Produced Image: Art in nineteenth-century Iran
The Sydney Asian Art Series presents leading international voices on early, modern and contemporary Asian art. Fourth in the 2017 series is a lecture by David J. Roxburgh, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor of Islamic Art History, Harvard University.