2017 Contemporary China Seminar Series

The Contemporary China Seminar Series will begin in 2017 with the Inaugural Special Seminar on Chinese State-Owned Enterprises to be presented by Professor Hans Hendrischke (University of Sydney). We then continue with our regular series throughout semester bringing you distinguished speakers from around Australia and the world who will showcase the latest research on contemporary China. Our one hour seminars will be followed by opportunities for questions and discussion with the speaker.

Speakers in 2017

Semester 1

Thursday 16 March, Professor Hans Hendrischke, University of Sydney
Special Series on Chinese State Owned Enterpries; The sustainability of Chinese investment in Australia
David P Derham Lecture Theatre, Law Building, 185 Pelham Street, Carlton

Thursday 23 March, Professor Minxin Pei, Claremont McKenna College
The Origins and Dynamics of Crony Capitalism in China: Insights from Prosecuted Cases of Collusive Corruption
Old Arts, Theatre D, University of Melbourne

Thursday 6 April, Dr Lauren Johnston, University of Melbourne
China in Africa: What is OBOR and why is the Indian Ocean in focus?
Arts West, Room 556, University of Melbourne

Thursday 27 April, Professor Martin King Whyte, Harvard University and University of Melbourne Asia Scholar
Global popular anger against rising Inequality: Why is China an exception?
Old Arts, Theatre D, University of Melbourne

Thursday 11 May, Professor Mark Wang, University of Melbourne
Relocation for poverty alleviation? How will Xi Jinping’s ‘Precise Poverty Alleviation’ strategy affect China’s poverty alleviation resettlement program?
Arts West, Room 556, University of Melbourne

Thursday 25 May, Assistant Professor Britt Crow-Miller, Arizona State University
Politics and discourse in China’s South-North Water transfer Project
Arts West, Room 556, University of Melbourne