2019 Contemporary China Seminar Series

In 2019 the China Centre continues to bring a range of distinguished speakers from around Australia and the world to showcase their latest research on contemporary China.

Presentations typically last for one hour followed by opportunities for questions and discussions with the speaker.

2019 Speakers

Semester 1

Monday 18 February, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Dr Lee Jones, Queen Mary University of London
China Governs Borderless Threats: Non-Traditional Security in the Mekong
Room 321, Level 3, Sidney Myer Asia Centre (Building 158), University of Melbourne

Thursday 14 March, 5:30 - 7:00pm
Rowan Callick, Griffith Asia Institute  
The Source of Xi Jinping's Extraordinary Power
Prest Theatre (FBE Theatre 1, Room G06), Level G, Business and Economics (Building 105), University of Melbourne

Thursday 28 March, 5:30 - 7:00pm
Professor Xu Yi-Chong, Griffith University
'Forced' Technology Transfer? Investing in China's Large Scale Projects
Old Arts Theatre A (Room 103), Old Arts (Building 149), University of Melbourne

Thursday 2 May, 5:30 - 7:00pm
Dr Jane Golley, Australian National University
Feminism and Gender Inequality in Xi Jinping’s China: A Tough Road Ahead
Lowe Theatre, Redmond Barry (Building 115), University of Melbourne

Thursday 9 May, 5:30 - 7:00pm
Professor Timothy Cheek, University of British Colombia
Xi Jinping’s Counter-Reformation and China’s New World Order
Lowe Theatre, Redmond Barry (Building 115), University of Melbourne

Thursday 30 May, 5:30 - 7:00pm
Assoc. Professor Fran Martin, University of Melbourne
Dreams of Flight: Gender, Subjectivity, and China’s Student Transmigrants
Latham Theatre, Redmond Barry (Building 115), University of Melbourne