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Annual workshop and conference

The centre supports its own research projects and activities, as well as encouraging cooperation with partner institutions, researchers and academics in China and elsewhere in the world involved in the study of China.

The centre holds an Annual Workshop and an Annual China Studies Conference each year.

The Annual Workshop is on a specific topic, organized by one of the centre’s academic groups. The Annual Conference, towards the end of the year, showcases the centre’s recent research. The centre also organizes and supports other conferences and workshops, at the University of Sydney, elsewhere in Australia, and in China.

Funded research programs

The centre has a series of funded research programs, competed for annually within the University. These include schemes to support:

  • cross disciplinary research projects
  • major research projects
  • staff research development
  • small research projects
  • visiting professorships
  • science and technology projects in and with China

The centre encourages research visits to the University by staff from other institutions and countries for short and extended stays.

Research publications


China in Perspective series

The centre publishes a series of monographs and edited volumes on China in Perspective with Edward Elgar (UK).

China Express is the centre's online magazine reporting on the research of centre members.

Sydney Ideas – distinguished speaker lectures

The centre organizes regular series of seminars on different aspects of China Studies, and jointly presents a monthly series of Distinguished Speaker Lectures with Sydney Ideas.

Sydney Ideas distinguished speaker lecture series

L to R: Lecture Series speakers Professor Yifei Wang, Dr Masahiro Kohara, Dr Minglu Chen, Professor Gilbert Rozman

For more information please contact our Research Officer