Mario Peucker
PhD candidate
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Nana Oishi
Associate Professor
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The Hamer Scholarships Program

The rapidly growing Chinese economy offers unparalleled opportunities for Victorians and Victorian businesses.

Gaining strong Chinese language skills and a deeper understanding of the local culture gives you the best chance to succeed in this exciting market.

The Victorian Government’s Hamer Scholarships program enables you to improve your skills and prospects by studying Chinese in Jiangsu Province, Victoria’s sister-state.

Lawyer, property developer and philanthropist Jason Yeap OAM is investing in the future of the University and his own community

Jason Yeap has great confidence in the University of Melbourne. Not only has he made a significant gift to research at the University, he is an enthusiastic member of the board of Believe - the Campaign for the University of Melbourne.

His dedication is admirable, particularly as he did not study at the University of Melbourne.  However, he said making the decision to support Melbourne was quite simple.

Read the full article here.

New Academic Seminar Series

The Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies is pleased to announce the launch of its Academic Seminar Series.

Chinese In-Country Intensive Study Program

Fudan University, Shanghai, China

29th December 2014 – 23rd January 2015


Asia's New Strategic Order: What does China want, and what can it get?

Thursday 18th Sep 2014 5:30pm-7:00pm 2014-09-18T17:30:00+10:002014-09-18T19:00:00+10:00

Creating water shortages: the strange case of Shanghai, Beijing and farmers on the North China Plain

Thursday 4th Sep 2014 5:30pm-7:00pm 2014-09-04T17:30:00+10:002014-09-04T19:00:00+10:00

Innovation and its challenges: Reflections on a century of reform and resistance in Chinese Government

Thursday 7th Aug 2014 5:30pm-7:00pm 2014-08-07T17:30:00+10:002014-08-07T19:00:00+10:00

Innovation and its challenges: Reflections on a century of reform and resistance in Chinese Governance

Thursday 7th Aug 2014 5:30pm 2014-08-07T17:30:00+10:002014-08-07T17:30:00+10:00

Flood Myths and Local Cults in Coastal China

Wednesday 6th Aug 2014 1:00pm-2:00pm 2014-08-06T13:00:00+10:002014-08-06T14:00:00+10:00

Neither Friends Nor Rivals: The Complexities of Contemporary India-China Relations

Tuesday 5th Aug 2014 6:00pm-7:00pm 2014-08-05T18:00:00+10:002014-08-05T19:00:00+10:00

Who will marry my daughter?

Thursday 31st Jul 2014 5:30pm-7:00pm 2014-07-31T17:30:00+10:002014-07-31T19:00:00+10:00