China Talk

 A series of academic lectures over each University semester organized by the USYD China Development Society which provides an opportunity for students come from different academic faculties to access the Chinese Studies. We invite the speakers from various academic fields to share their in-depth analysis of some specific issues. 

During the last semester, we have successfully held four USYD China Talks. The academics analysed the contemporary China in relation to international relations, trade, film culture and political system from the following respectively: 

 

1st: The Strategic Landscape of China-Australia-U.S Triangle in the Era of Trump

Lecturers: Hon. Prof. Bob Carr (UTS ACRI & Ex Foreign  Minister)                      A/Prof. James Reily (Associate Professor of IR, USYD)                     

A/Prof. Jingdong Yuan (Associate Professor of IR, USYD)         

Host: Miss Rita Matty

 

2nd: China-Australia Trade and Investments in the Context of De-Globalization

Lecturers: Prof. Hans. Hendrischke (Professor of Chinese business and management, USYD)                     

Prof. James Laurenceson (Deputy director of the ACRI, UTS)        

Host: Mr. Stone Shi

 

3rd: Mountains May Depart and the Chinese culture and society

behind it

Lecturer: Prof. Yingjie Guo (Chair of Chinese Studies Depatment, USYD)    Prof. Wanning Sun (Professor of Media and Communication Studies, FASS, UTS)      

Host: Dr. Frances Guo

 

4th: When Trees fall, rethinking democracy in China Lecturer: Prof. John Keane (Professor of Political, USYD & Co-founder of SDN)       

Host: Prof. Luigi Tomba (Director of USYD China Studies Centre)

 

5th: American “TianXia” – When Chinese philosophy meets American Individualism

Speaker: A/Prof. Salvatore Babones (University of Sydney Associate Professor of Sociology)

 

6th: China matters: Getting it right for Australia

Speaker: Prof. Bates Gill (Professor of Asia-Pacific Strategic Studies at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University) 

Mrs. Linda Jackobson: (Founding director and CEO of China Matters)

 

7th: Contemporary perception of Chinese rural areas

Speaker: Prof. Chunguang Wang (Professor in Sociology, Deputy Director of Institute of Sociology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Director of Chinese Association of Rural Policy, Deputy Director of Chinese Association of Social Policy)

Dr. Jing Wang (Associate Professor, Institute of Sociology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)

May 16, 2018

Gentrifying China’s Urbanisation: Why Culture and Capital aren’t enough?

Apr 27, 2018

The 1st The University of Sydney China Development

Theme: A Great Power in the Deepening Reform

Sep 26, 2017

China’s rural society in the modern perspective

Understanding China’s rural society is crucial for understanding and studying China. 

Apr 27, 2018

A Great Power in the Deepening Reform

The 1st The University of Sydney China Development Forum.

Aug 09, 2017

12:00 PM

American Tianxia

Chinese Philosophy Meets American Individualism

Aug 19, 2017

12:00 PM

China Matters

Getting it right for Australia

May 22, 2017

12:00 PM

When Trees Fall, Monkeys scatter

Apr 12, 2017

China-Australia Trade and Investments in the Context of De-globalisation

May 01, 2017

Mountains May Depart

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