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China Briefings

Our Institute's flagship programme, the 'China Briefing Series' brings relevant experts to Adelaide to give public lectures and run discussion forums on the most recent developments in China's political, economic and cultural spheres of that are of the most concern to the Australian public.

China briefing

From it's inception in 2009, this series, delivered free to the public has covered a diverse range of topics including:

  • Democracy in China
  • China's perspective on Australia
  • LGBTI issues in China
  • China-Japan relations
  • Chinese rock'n'roll
  • Australia-China Free Trade agreement

The Series has attracted an incredibly talented, experienced and diverse range of speakers from all over the globe. Notable speakers have included former foreign minister Alexander Downer, former China ambassador Geoff Raby, Dr Minquan Liu from the Asian Development Bank Institute and Dr Teng Jimeng, a regular of Chinese Central Television.

In 2017 we hosted 4 successful briefings:

February China's New Economic Plan and It's impacts on the Global Economy
Professor Yue Qiao, Professor Christopher Findlay
May China's Demographic Challenge: the tortured history of China's 'One Child Policy', will China get old before its rich, and does it matter?
August China US Relations Under Trump
Professor Xie Tao - Beijing Foreign Studies University
November Understanding Tourism in China and its implications for Australia

Watch this space for updates on our 2018 programme. 

More details on some of our past briefings can be found on our blog

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