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December 2013
Ezra Pound's "The Cantos": A personal reading of the Chinese cantos    View Summary
13 December 2013
Kerry Brown Book review "Ezra Pound's "The Cantos": A personal reading of the Chinese Cantos" by Kerry Brown was published in Asian Review.
HK's decisive balancing act    View Summary
12 December 2013
Kerry Brown Opinion piece "HK's decisive balancing act" by Kerry Brown was published in China Daily on 11 December 2013.
The battle for democracy in Hong Kong   View Summary
12 December 2013
Kerry Brown Opinion piece " The battle for Democracy in Hong Kong" by Kerry Brown was published in The Diplomat in 10 December 2013.
Dr Adrian spoke at Parliament House   View Summary
3 December 2013
Dr Adrian HearnDr. Adrian Hearn spoke at Parliament House on opportunities for mutual learning between Australia, Latin America, and China.
David Cameron's mixed signals to China don't do Britain any favours   View Summary
3 December 2013
Kerry BrownOpinion piece "David Cameron's mixed signals to China don't do Britain any favours" by Professor Kerry Brown was published in The Guardian.
November 2013
Xi Jinping's new leadership and the challenge of modernising political in China    View Summary
25 November 2013
Kerry Brown Article " Xi Jinping's new leadership and the challenge of moderning political in China" by Kerry Brown was published ISPI on 23 November.
Kerry Brown's interview with Caixin International    View Summary
22 November 2013
Kerry Brown《中共中央关于全面深化改革若干重大问题的决定》公布后,引发外界巨大兴趣。与三中全会公报引来许多失望的评论不同,《决定》以其16节60点之详细,令不少观察者惊喜。财新记者在欧洲采访部分学者看来,经济改革的深度和广度受到了相当肯定,但政治改革的方向、决心等还不明晰。国家安全委员会的建立尤受国外关注。
China's post-election manifesto    View Summary
22 November 2013
Professor Kerry Brown Markets and urbanisation are key themes to emerge from the central committee plenum in Beijing, writes Kerry Brown.
Urban China and meaning for HK    View Summary
22 November 2013
Kerry Brown Opinion piece " Urban China and meaning for HK" by Kerry Brown was published in ChinaDaily on 20 November.
Xi Jinping's urban gamble    View Summary
22 November 2013
Professor Kerry Brown A year into power, if there is one thing that becomes clearer about the Xi Jinping leadership of the Communist Party of China, it is that it understands the value of political symbolism.
China and the Resource Boom: Comparative Insights from Latin America and Australia   View Summary
22 November 2013
Dr Adrian HearnChatham House has published a summary of a talk delivered there by Dr. Adrian Hearn, entitled "China and the Resource Boom: Comparative Insights from Latin America and Australia."
Third Plenum Points.    View Summary
22 November 2013
Third Plenum Opinion piece "Third Plenum Points" by Kerry Brown was published in Beijing Review on 18 November 2013.
Kerry Brown on China's Third Plenums of the 18th Party Congress   View Summary
15 November 2013
Plenum Professor Kerry Brown was called upon to comment on China's Third Plenums of the 18th Party Congress.
The Third Plenum: The next bold step   View Summary
15 November 2013
Professor David Goodman 'The Third Plenum: The next bold step' By Professor Goodman has published in University of Nottingham China Policy Institute Blog, 14 November 2013.
In China, all politics are getting more local    View Summary
12 November 2013
Kerry Brown Opinion piece " In China, all politics are getting more local" by Kerry Brown was published in The Diplomat on 11 November 2013.
East Asia Quarterly Forum    View Summary
12 November 2013
Kerry Brown This is the latest edition of the East Asia Quarterly Forum, edited by China Studies Centre Director Kerry Brown and Richard Rigby, of the ANU, on the subject of Chinese leadership.
CSC-Treasury roundtable   View Summary
12 November 2013
general photo On Wednesday 6th November the China Studies Centre hosted a roundtable discussion with a delegation from the Commonwealth Treasury.
China's middle class may be rising, but not in revolt. First published in South China Morning Post    View Summary
11 November 2013
Professor David Goodman Opinion piece " China's middle class may be rising, but not in revolt" by Professor David Goodman was published in South China Morning Post.
Communist Party's plenum will be important, not transformative, for China    View Summary
11 November 2013
Professor Kerry Brown Opinion piece " Communist Party's plenum will be important, not transformative, for China"
China: Red restoration   View Summary
6 November 2013
Kerry Brown Professor Kerry Brown of the China Studies Centre quoted in article on Chinese Communist Party and the profits to be made in the domestic market by Jamil Anderlini in the London Financial Times.
PRC is biggest obstacle to unification with Taiwan. First published in The Diplomat    View Summary
1 November 2013
Kerry Brown Opinion piece " PRC is biggest obstacle to unification with Taiwan " by Professor Kerry Brown was published in The Diplomat on 31 October 2013.
October 2013
Working with China for a more sustainable future    View Summary
31 October 2013
Forum image Australian companies have an unprecedented opportunity to work with China to help create a more sustainable future. This was the verdict from the Chinese and Australian speakers at the Sydney China Business Forum presented by the University of Sydney's China Studies Centre.
Exploring Australia-China partnerships in sustainability   View Summary
25 October 2013
Sydney China Business ForumThe potential for groundbreaking partnerships in sustainable energy, transport, agribusiness and water will be explored at the 2013 Sydney China Business Forum presented by the University of Sydney's China Studies Centre.
September 2013
Is China's non-interference policy sustainable?    View Summary
30 September 2013
Professor Kerry Brown Professor Kerry Brown was called upon to comment on China's non-interference policy in Syria crisis by BBC.
Liquid power in China    View Summary
30 September 2013
Prof Kerry BrownThe China Story has published an essay "Liquid power in China" by Kerry Brown.
Why China misses the unipolar moment    View Summary
30 September 2013
The Diplomat has published an article " Why China misses the unipolar moment" by Kerry Brown.
China studies become mainstream (article in Chinese)   View Summary
11 September 2013
Professor Kerry BrownSocial Sciences in China Press has intevriwd Professor Kerry Brown on the future of China studies.
Bo Xilai: Rise and Fall    View Summary
11 September 2013
Professor Kerry Brown Opinion piece " Bo Xilai: Rise and fall" written by Kerry Brown was published in Chatham House Expert Comment
The fall of Bo Xilai presents an unexpected opportunity for Britain   View Summary
11 September 2013
Professor Kerry BrownOpinion piece " The Fall of Bo Xilai presents an unexpected opportunity for Britain" written by Kerry Brown was published in the Political Studies Association.
Mozi: A study and translation of the ethnical and political writings was launched    View Summary
11 September 2013
Professor Jeffrey Riegel Mozi: A study and translation of the ethnical and political writings was launched by Professor John Makeham.
Understanding China through its local politics   View Summary
11 September 2013
Dr Graeme SmithArticle " Understanding China through its local politics" by Graeme Smith was published in the China Story.
Who is afraid of China?    View Summary
11 September 2013
Professor Kerry BrownSBS Mandarin interviewd Kerry Brown on the panel discussion " Who is afraid of China?" .
Graeme Smith has won a prize from Taylor & Francis for his article   View Summary
11 September 2013
Dr Graeme SmithGraeme Smith has won a prize from Taylor & Francis for his article " Chinese reactions to Asian Riots in the Pactific".
A new way to deal with Syria crisis (article in Chinese)    View Summary
10 September 2013
Professor Kerry BrownProfessor Kerry Brown's opinion piece was published on Opinion.Huangqiu newspaper.
Stakes high in Australia-China trading game   View Summary
4 September 2013
China_Australia_tradingOpinion piece "Stakes high in Australia-China trading game" written by Michael Spence and Kerry Brown was published in The Sydney Morning Herald.
August 2013
Chinese diplomacy with emotional characteristics   View Summary
20 August 2013
Professor Kerry BrownThe Diplomat has published an article " Chinese diplomacy with emotional characteristics" by Kerry Bornw.
Who wants to be number two?    View Summary
20 August 2013
Professor Kerry Brown Beijing Review has published an article " Who wants to be number two?" by Kerry Brown.
Professor John Clark presents keynote address on Asian Biennales   View Summary
15 August 2013
Professor John Clark Professor John Clark will present a Keynote address on ' Asian Biennales: history, practices and literature'.
Spare a nickel? On the tail of Chinese resource investment in the Pacific   View Summary
15 August 2013
Dr Graeme Smith Article " Spare a nickel? On the tail of Chinese resource investment in the Pacific" by Dr Graeme Smith was published in The China Story.
Australia-China Business Week (ACBW) Sydney 2013    View Summary
13 August 2013
Australia China Business WeekAustralia-China Business Week (ACBW) Sydney 2013, 28th August, Sheraton On The Park.
Spoiling Tibet: China and resource nationalism on the roof of the world by Gabriel Lafitte   View Summary
13 August 2013
Professor Kerry Brown "Spoiling Tibet: China and resource nationalism on the roof of the world" by Gabriel Lafitte was reviewed by Professor Kerry Brown
Chinese investment causing a stir    View Summary
13 August 2013
Professor Kerry Brown Article "Chinese investment causing a stir" by Kerry Brown was published in the Business Insights 2013.
July 2013
Professor Kerry Brown commented on Bo Xilai's trail    View Summary
26 July 2013
Kerry Brown Professor Kerry Brown was interviewed by Bloomberg on Bo Xilai's trail.
Can China's Leaders "Get Over" Their Growth Obsession?   View Summary
24 July 2013
Kerry BrownOpinion piece "Can China's leaders get over their growth obsession? was published in The Diplomat on 23 July 2013.
Professor Kerry Brown spoke at The Australian Institute of International Affairs   View Summary
24 July 2013
Kerry Brown Professor Kerry Brown spoke at The Australian Institute of International Affairs NSW Lecture section.
China and the balance between sustainable growth and pragmatism   View Summary
18 July 2013
Professor Kerry Brown Opinion piece "China and the balance between sustainable growth and pragmatism" by Professor Kerry Brown was published in the Conversation.
What's in a name?   View Summary
15 July 2013
Professor Kerry BrownAn opinion piece " What's in a name?" by Professor Kerry Brown was published in China Report July Issue.
The new leadership in Beijing: Political and economic implications   View Summary
10 July 2013
Kerry Brown Professor Kerry Brown's policy paper "The new leadership in Beijing: Political and economic implications" was published in Chatham House website.
June issue of Asian Studies Review is available on Open Access   View Summary
10 July 2013
Dr Graeme Smith June issue of ASR is available on Open Access as of now, you can learn more about our academic members research.
A taxing dilemma   View Summary
9 July 2013
Professor Kerry Brown Beijing Review has published an opinion piece "A taxing dilemma" by Professor Kerry Brown.
Does China even want to be a great power    View Summary
9 July 2013
Professor Kerry BrownThe Diplomat has published an opinion piece "Does China even want to be a great power" by Professor Kerry Brown.
China changes tack on trade and the TPP   View Summary
8 July 2013
Dr Adrian Hearn The Financial Review has published an opinion piece " China changes tack on trade and the TPP" by Dr Adrian Hearn.
China goes global: The partial power by David Shambaugh   View Summary
8 July 2013
Professor Kerry Brown"China goes global: The partial power" by David Shambaugh was reviewd Professor Kerry Brown.
China, Latin America and the changing architecture of Trans-Pacific engagement   View Summary
5 July 2013
Adrian HearnCSC academic member Dr Adrian Hearn spoke at the conference " China, Latin America and the changing architecture of Trans-Pacific engagement"
June 2013
University contributes to Europe-China harmony    View Summary
25 June 2013
Professor Kerry Brown Kerry Brown, executive director of the China Studies Centre, chaired a meeting in Brussels this month to review the strategic relationship between Europe and China.
Exporting knowledge to the world    View Summary
20 June 2013
Professor Kerry Brown Professor Kerry Brown was called upon to comment on international student as major source of revenue for Australian Universities.
May 2013
China:it's time to get some perspective   View Summary
28 May 2013
Professor Kerry Brown ABC The Drum online has published an op-ed by Professor Kerry Brown and Professor Bates Gill.
Special Issue: Global Perspectives on Chinese Investment   View Summary
28 May 2013
Dr Graeme SmithDr Graeme Smith co-edited the special issue of Pacific Affairs " Global Perspectives on Chinese Investment".
Does upsetting China matters   View Summary
17 May 2013
Professor Kerry Brown An opinion piece "Does upsetting China matters?" was published on CNN World.
China: What we think we know is wrong   View Summary
17 May 2013
Professor Kerry BrownThere's been too much lazy categorisation. It's time to get microscopic about power in China, says Kerry Brown.
Kerry Brown on the Defence White Paper    View Summary
17 May 2013
Professor Kerry BrownProfessor Kerry Brown was interviewd by XKB regards to the 2013 Defence White Paper.
Entangled ties: China, India and the new Pacific Century   View Summary
14 May 2013
Jingdong YuanAn opinion piece "Entangled ties: China, India and the new Pacific Century" by CSC academic member Jingdong Yuan has published on China Policy Institute Blog.
Australia's China Challenge   View Summary
14 May 2013
Professor Kerry Brown An opinion piece "Australia's China Challenge" by Professor Kerry Brown has published on The Diplomat website.
A mixed bag: China's Euro Relations   View Summary
1 May 2013
Professor Kerry Brown The Diplomat has published an article "A mixed bag: China's Euro Relations" by Professor Kerry Brown.
April 2013
Vanguard of the new economy   View Summary
26 April 2013
Professor Kerry Brown An opinioned piece "Vanguard of the new economy" by Professor Kerry Brown was published on China Economic Review.
China, Friend or Foe? Professor Kerry Brown speaks at the Sydney Writers' Festival   View Summary
18 April 2013
Professor Kerry Brown Professor Kerry Brown will be speaking in a panel "China, Friend or Foe?" organised by Sydney Writers' Festival.
Professor Kerry Brown speaks at the ADC Future Summit 2013   View Summary
18 April 2013
Professor Kerry BrownProfessor Kerry Brown was invited to speak at the ADC Future Summit 2013, Melbourne.
Xi Jinping the moralist: Accessing continuity versus innovation in reform   View Summary
15 April 2013
Professor Kerry BrownAn article " Xi Jinping the moralist: Accessing continuity versus innovation in reform" by Professor Kerry Brown was published in the China Brief Volume: 13 Issue: 8.
Book review: Hu Jintao: China's silent ruler    View Summary
12 April 2013
Professor Kerry BrownProfessor Kerry Brown's book "Hu Jintao: China's silent ruler" was reviewed by The International Spectator.
Professor Rana Mitter on China    View Summary
11 April 2013
Professor Rana MitterChina Studies Centre's guest lecturer Professor Rana Mitter was interview by ABC Classic FM on Wednesday 10 April.
Sinologists welcome Australia-China news   View Summary
11 April 2013
Professor David Goodman CSC Academic Director Professor David Goodman was called upon to comment on new agreement for the yearly meeting with the Chinese leadership.
To understand China's foreign policy, look to World War II   View Summary
9 April 2013
Professor Rana MitterAn opinion piece by Professor Rana Mitter, visiting professor of China Studies Centre has published in ABC's The Drum Opinion.
China meeting will be vital for Gillard's standing    View Summary
8 April 2013
Professor Kerry BrownThe Australian Financial Review has published an op-ed by China Studies Centre Executive Director Professor Kerry Brown in which he argues that conversations the Prime Minister has in Boao with the new Chinese elite are crucial in setting the template for future diplomatic relations.
March 2013
Professor Kerry Brown on Peng Liyuan   View Summary
26 March 2013
Professor Kerry BrownProfessor Kerry Brown was called upon to comment on Chinese first lady Peng Liyuan regards to image building execrise.
Interview: Kerry Brown on China books   View Summary
22 March 2013
Professor Kerry BrownProfessor Kerry Brown was interview by Asian Review on China books.
Australia remains favoured destination for Chinese investment, but faces growing competition   View Summary
21 March 2013
KPMG report coverThe latest research into Chinese direct investment by KPMG and the University of Sydney China Studies Centre "Demystifying Chinese Investment in Australia: Update March 2013" is out now.
Professor David Goodman on China's National People's Congress   View Summary
19 March 2013
Professor David Goodman Professor David Goodman called upon to comment on China's National Congress in China Social Science daliy.
China, the politics of corruption    View Summary
18 March 2013
Professor Kerry Brown Professor Kerry Brown's opinion piece "China, the politics of corruption" was published in Open Democracy on 15 March 2013.
Professor Kerry Brown on Hu Jintao   View Summary
18 March 2013
Professor Kerry BrownProfessor Kerry brown was interview by World Scientific Publishing on his book Hu Jintao, China's silent ruler.
Professor Kerry Brown on ABC 7.30   View Summary
18 March 2013
Professor Kerry BrownProfessor Kerry Brown was interviewd by ABC 7.30 regards to China's new president's plans.
Professor Kerry Brown on Premier Li Keqiang    View Summary
18 March 2013
Professor Kerry BrownProfessor Kerry Brown was interviewd by CRI English regards to China's new premier Li Keqiang
Can Xi Jinping succeed where Mao failed?   View Summary
15 March 2013
Professor Kerry BrownProfessor Kerry Brown's opinion piece " Can Xi Jinping succeed where Mao failed?" was published in the South China Morning Post on 15 March 2013.
Prof David Goodman on Hong Kong Commercial Daily   View Summary
13 March 2013
Professor David GoodmanProfessor David Goodman was interviewd by Hong Kong Commercial Daily on China's unequal wealth-distribution.
The real numbers behind the NPC   View Summary
8 March 2013
Professor Kerry BrownAn opinion piece "The real numbers behind the NPC" was published in the China Policy Institute Blog, the University of Nottingham on 8 March 2013.
Middle class China   View Summary
8 March 2013
china at night Article "Middle Class China: professional and managerial before the bourgeoisie" by Minglu Chen and David Goodman was published in Elgar blog on 7 March 2013.
Keeping China's house of cards in play    View Summary
6 March 2013
Professor Kerry BrownThe Australian newspaper has interviewd professor Kerry Brown regards to China's reform.
What have we learned about Xi Jinping   View Summary
6 March 2013
Professor Kerry BrownProfessor Kerry Brown's opinion piece " What have we learned about Xi Jinping" was published in Foreign Policy on 5 March.
The certain future   View Summary
5 March 2013
Professor David GoodmanProfessor David Goodman's opinion piece "the certain future" was published in China Policy Institute Blog on 4 March 2013.
Chinese leadership grips future   View Summary
4 March 2013
Professor Kerry BrownProf Kerry Brown's opinion piece " Chinese leadership grips future" was published in Beijing Review on 28 Feb.
Without the Castros, what is the fate of the Cuban revolution   View Summary
1 March 2013
Dr Adrian HearnAn opinion piece by Dr Adrian Hearn was published on COHA on 26 February 2013.
February 2013
Xi Jinping marks first 100 days   View Summary
25 February 2013
Professor David GoodmanThe Age newspaper has interviewd Professor David Goodman regards to the nostalgic and disillusioned sections of the Communist Party's red aristocracy.
Will it become easier to report on China   View Summary
25 February 2013
Professor Kerry BrownProfessor Kerry Brown was interviewed by KBIA regards to China's censorship practices.
It's the economy-China's 'once-in-a-decade leadership change'   View Summary
21 February 2013
Professor Hans HendrischkeAn opinion piece, " It's the economy-China's 'once-in-a-decade leadership change' by Professor Hans Hendrischke was published in Asian Currents February 2013.
Opinion piece by Professor Kerry Brown   View Summary
20 February 2013
Professor Kerry BrownAn opinion piece, " Stranded on the islands: Why China and Japan's clash over Maritime Claims is a problem, but a soluble one" By Prof Kerry Brown was published on 19 February, 2013.
Book review of "Australia and China at 40"   View Summary
19 February 2013
Australia and China at 40"Australia and China at 40", edited by CSC members James Reilly and Jingdong Yuan, was reviewed by US Studies Centre Research Associate Tom Switzer in the Age and SMH.
Turning Points   View Summary
19 February 2013
Professor Kerry BrownNew book "Global Turning Points" was reviewed by Professor Kerry Brown.
New book by Prof Kerry Brown: Contemporary China   View Summary
14 February 2013
Professor Kerry BrownA new book titled Contemporary China, by Prof Kerry Brown, Executive Director of CSC, has recently been published, presenting an accessible and engaging introduction to all aspects of China.
prof Hans Hendrischke on Chinese doubt   View Summary
12 February 2013
Professor Hans HendrischkeChannel Seven has interviewed Prof Hans Hendrischke, member of CSC re Chinese peoples' attitude towards Australia.
China for the world: The globalisation of Chinese porcelain   View Summary
11 February 2013
Chinese porcelainDr Li Baoping, member of CSC, was interviewed by SMH about Chinese porcelain. He is also giving a talk about its globalisation around the world tomorrow at the Law Foyer.
Australia and the Asian Century   View Summary
7 February 2013
Kerry BrownProf Kerry Brown, Executive Director of CSC and Mark Farthing, CSC's Junior Policy Associate, published an article on Boao Review on Australia-Asia relations.
China v Japan: The Asian issue to watch in 2013   View Summary
7 February 2013
Dr James ReillyDr James Reilly, member of CSC, had given a talk at AIIA on China Japan relations.
Taiwan and the Peace Process in Northern Ireland   View Summary
5 February 2013
Kerry BrownProf Kerry Brown, Executive Director of CSC, on Taiwan and the Peace Process in Northern Ireland.
The Peony Pavilion   View Summary
4 February 2013
Prof Hans HendrischkeProf Hans Hendrischke, member of CSC, responeded to Sydney Festival's production Kunku opera the Peony Pavilion
January 2013
Keeping it together   View Summary
23 January 2013
Professor Kerry BrownAn opinion piece, "Keeping it together" by Professor Kerry Brown, was published on the Beijing Review on 21 January 2013.
For change, look to China's non-state sector   View Summary
23 January 2013
Professor Kerry BrownAn opinion piece, "For change, look to China's non-state sector" by Professor Kerry Brown, was published in the South China Morning Post on 21 January 2013.
Thick smog blankets Chinese capital   View Summary
16 January 2013
Prof Kerry BrownProfessor Kerry Brown was called upon to comment on China's air pollution
The great challenges of the "stakeholder society"   View Summary
10 January 2013
Professor Kerry BrownProf Kerry Brown, Executive Director of CSC published an article on the challenges China will face next decade.
PNG: The six billion kina question   View Summary
9 January 2013
Dr Gareme SmithDr Graeme Smith, postdoc. research fellow at the CSC, had published an article on China's investment in Papua New Guinea.
New rule requires Chinese children to visit ageing parents   View Summary
9 January 2013
Professor Kerry BrownABC News Radio has interviewed Professor Kerry Brown, Executive Director of the CSC, re China passing a new law requiring adult children to visit their elderly parents.