Still from 'LuYang Delusional Mandala', 2015, courtesy of the artist and COMA, Sydney.

Lu Yang's Screen Bodies

29 August 2022
Curated by Ari Heinrich, Gabriel Remy-Handfield, Ashley Lee Wong, and Chin-Jie Melodie Liu. 'Screen Bodies' is a solo exhibition by Lu Yang, one of the most highly acclaimed new media artists in China today.

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2022 CIW Annual Lecture | The Chinese Economy: Fact, Fiction, Faith and Flexibility

The Chinese Economy: Fact, Fiction, Faith and Flexibility

23 August 2022
In this CIW Annual Lecture, Professor Jane Golley identifies factors that are likely (in her view) to constrain China’s economic growth in the decade ahead, as well as those likely to sustain it.

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The 82nd George E. Morrison Lecture in Ethnology. Living with China’s Resurgence in East Asia

Living with China’s Resurgence in East Asia

28 April 2022
Adopting insights from political ethnography, Goh argues for an approach that privileges East Asian points of view and local/regional socio-political contexts, to understand regional responses to a powerful China.

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Meet Ying Xin Show: Exploring the role of aesthetics and politics in literature

28 October 2021
Ying Xin Show is a postdoctoral fellow at the ANU Malaysia Institute and a lecturer in Indonesian language and Southeast Asian literature and culture at the School of Culture, History & Language, ANU. She speaks to us about how literature has shaped her research in understanding societies and...

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(left to right): Dr Benjamin Penny, Associate Professor Benjamin Hillman, Emeritus Professor Helen Ennis, Representative Elliott Charng, Professor Helen Sullivan, Emeritus Professor Richard Rigby, Ms Jill Lai. Photo: Chin-Jie Melodie Liu

Wayfaring Exhibition Opening Address by Emeritus Professor Helen Ennis, 29 July 2021

29 July 2021
At the Wayfaring exhibition opening, Emeritus Professor Helen Ennis highlighted the uniqueness of the photography works in the Wayfaring exhibition by offering an insightful reflection on photography development in 1970s-80s Australia and Taiwan, which occurred under very different political and...

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Work With Us: Postdoctoral Fellow in Chinese Studies

17 June 2021
CIW is now seeking to appoint two Postdoctoral Fellows. The successful candidates will be expected to conduct research that deepens our understanding of the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, or the Chinese diaspora, preferably with a focus on their interconnections in a globalised world.

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Yeh Ching-Fang, Towards the End of Martial Law Series, 1980. © National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan.

Wayfaring: Photography in 1970s–80s Taiwan 找路:1970–80年代的臺灣攝影

25 May 2021
The Australian Centre on China in the World is pleased to announce the exhibition project *Wayfaring: Photography in 1970s–80s Taiwan* 找路:1970–80年代的臺灣攝影, curated by Olivier Krischer and Shuxia Chen. The exhibition will take place at the Australian Centre on China in the World Gallery between 30...

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Caroline Stevenson

Meet Caroline Stevenson: ‘Resurrecting’ Lord Amherst’s Embassy to China (1816)

3 March 2021
Caroline Stevenson is a Visiting Fellow at the Australian Centre on China in the World (CIW) and former CIW PhD Scholar. She speaks to us about her new book Britain’s Second Embassy to China — Lord Amherst's 'Special Mission' to the Jiaqing Emperor in 1816 and its relevance today. As...

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