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Hanyu Qiao for university students a great success!This year the Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide hosted the ‘Hanyu Qiao’ Chinese Speaking Competition for University Students for the first time. This competition now in its 16th year has in past years been held in Perth, while the University of Adelaide has held the equivalent competition for High School Students. Like previous year’s [...]Mon, 5 Jun 2017
Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide – Celebrating 10 yearsThe Confucius Institute was officially launched in March 2007 by the then Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs the Hon. Alexander Downer. 2017 marks the 10th year anniversary of the establishment of the Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide. Our 10th year anniversary will be celebrated throughout the year with many exciting events and activities, including [...]Tue, 23 May 2017
May 4, China Briefing: China’s Demographic ChallengeIn our second China Briefing for 2017, we look back on China’s One Child Policy, its history, implementations, outcomes and longstanding impact on China’s demographic balance. Join us as Professor Martin K Whyte tracks the policy’s ‘tortured history’, its effects on the demographic makeup of modern China, and the problems China may now face as [...]Mon, 10 Apr 2017
Big turnout for first China Briefing of the yearOn Friday the 17th of February the Confucius Institute held our first China Briefing for 2017. Featuring a talk from Shandong University’s Professor Yue Qiao and Professor Christopher Findlay from the University of Adelaide’s School of Professions, the briefing saw the 160 seat theatre filled almost to capacity with around 140 in attendance. Covering the topic ‘China’s [...]Tue, 21 Feb 2017