Articles

Interview with the Jiangshan Rural Cooperative Bank Managers and Microfinance Team, in Jiangshan county, Zhejiang.

A Springtime for Microfinance in China?

Luke Deer is a Research Affiliate of the China Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. He comple…
Image from education materials explaining shengtai wenming. Source.

What Does Eco-civilisation 生态文明 Mean?

Eco-civilisation, like the various other forms of 'civilisation' propounded by the party authorities…
The CIW dragon.

Chinese Dragons in Australia

Tsan-Huang Tsai 蔡燦煌 is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Australian Centre on China in the World…
Hans van Dijk with Ai-Weiwei at CAAW in 2001. Photo courtesy of Ullens Center for Contemporary Art.

Hans van Dijk Remembered

This article is by Tom Baxter, a Beijing-based freelance writer whose work has appeared in The Econo…

Interviews

Robbie Barnett at the Australian Centre on China in the World

Studying Tibet Today: a discussion with Robbie Barnett

  Robert J. Barnett is the Director of the Modern Tibetan Studies Program at Columbia Un…
Michael Nylan

In Conversation with Michael Nylan

Michael Nylan is Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley. She is one of the f…
Party Time

Party Time: An Interview with Rowan Callick

Rowan Callick is Asia-Pacific Editor of The Australian newspaper. Following some two decades in Papu…
Zeng Jinyan

An Interview with Zeng Jinyan 曾金燕

The China Story Journal would like to thank Zeng Jinyan for sharing her insights on life in Chin…

Translations

Ancient Future cover 古老的未來

New Age Music 新時代音樂

The translator, Paul Farrelly, is an historian of religion in Taiwan and China currently completing …

Can China Think Without America? 离开美国我们就无法思考吗?

Liu Qing 刘擎 Liu Qing is a prominent political scientist and historian, as well as being active in C…
Professor Yu Jianrong

China's Rigid Stability – Yu Jianrong 于建嵘 analyses a predicament

In November 2012, Foreign Policy named Yu Jianrong 于建嵘 one of the Top 100 Global Thinkers and descri…
Ambassador FitzGerald meets Premier Zhou Enlai, May 1973. Photograph courtesy of Stephen FitzGerald

A Chinese Stretch of the Imagination 舒展的想象力 — 澳大利亚与中国已届四十年

费思棻 Stephen FitzGerald A Chinese translation of a CIW Oration prepared on behalf of the Australia…

Shorts

the sage

The Confucian Return in an Age of Extremes

The tenth anniversary of the establishment of the global network of Confucius Institutes was celebra…
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The Rights and Responsibilities of Disagreement

Editor's Introduction As part of the robust engagement of the People's Republic of China with me…
Two views of the Australian Centre on China in the World. Photographs by Ben Wrigley

The New Building of the Australian Centre on China in the World

The building of the Australian Centre on China in the World (CIW) was designed by the Beijing-based …
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The Environment 环境 — A Brief Chronology

The China Story recently published a Lexicon entry on The Environment 环境, by Isabel Hilton, vete…