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


Promoting Asian-Australian Participation in Politics and Public Life

Wednesday 5th Nov 2014 9:00am-5:00pm 2014-11-05T09:00:00+11:002014-11-05T17:00:00+11:00

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

The Global Value Chain in Asia and the Pacific: Implications for Development and the Middle Income Trap

Wednesday 10th Sep 2014 1:00pm-2:00pm 2014-09-10T13:00:00+10:002014-09-10T14:00:00+10:00

Asian Art Worlds: Collectors, Curators & Critics

Tuesday 9th Sep 2014 10:00am-4:00pm 2014-09-09T10:00:00+10:002014-09-09T16:00:00+10:00

Human Rights in Indonesia: Challenges for Joko Widodo

Monday 8th Sep 2014 5:30pm-7:00pm 2014-09-08T17:30:00+10:002014-09-08T19:00:00+10:00

The 45th Annual Japanese Language Speech Contest

Sunday 7th Sep 2014 2014-09-07T00:00:00+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