Articles

Grand Parade

Parading the People's Republic

In light of the 3 September 2015 mega military parade held at Tiananmen Square in Beijing both to ma…
Illustration by Su Wei, originally published here.

Toilet adventures in China: Making sense of transnational encounters

William A. Callahan is professor of international relations at the London School of Economics and Po…
Pierre Ryckmans II (2010), by Matthew Lynn

A Year without Pierre

Today, 11 August 2015, marks the first year since the passing of Pierre Ryckmans, known to most of h…
Justin Yifu Lin and Zhang Weiying: Two views of China's economy; image from Caixin: T

China’s growth prospects: ‘Sinophoria’ or despair?

Jane Golley is an economist and Associate Director of the Australian Centre on China in the World (C…

Interviews

Mikhail Gorbachev, Andrei Gromyko and Nikolai Ryzhkov. Red Square. 1988

Fall & Rise — The Soviet Union, China and Peripheral Diplomacy

The following interview with the historians Shen Zhihua 沈志华 and Li Danhui 李丹慧 was conducted at The A…
Sun Hongkai

Academic Debate on the Ethnic Corridor: An Interview with Sun Hongkai

Sun Hongkai 孙宏开 (1934-) is a professor of linguistics at the Institute of Ethnology, Chinese Aca…
Zhang Peili 张培力 in situ

Shaun Wang Interviews Zhang Peili

We thank Shaun Wang 王上 for allowing us to reproduce excerpts from his bilingual book Motive 动机, publ…
Image source: 习近平访问澳大利亚签署自贸协定 中方愿参与澳北部大开发

Reflections on Xi Jinping in Canberra

On Monday 17 November, President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping addressed both Houses …

Translations

Street art, Beijing, June 2015. Photograph by Lois Conner

Keeping a Diary in China: Memories for the Future

'Memories for the Future' 留给未来的回忆 by the oral historian Sang Ye 桑晔 was written for the catalogue pro…
Yuquan Shan

Tyger! Tyger! A Fearful Symmetry

Tyger! Tyger! burning bright In the forests of the night, What immortal hand or eye Could frame t…
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…

Shorts

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In Memoriam: Anthony Yu 余國藩

Anthony C Yu was Carl Darling Buck Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Humanities at The Uni…
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China & ANU: exhibiting a history

On 28 May 2015, an exhibition titled 'China & ANU — Diplomats, Adventurers, Scholars' opened at …
CIW Year of the Sheep

Advent of the Sheep 慶迎羊年

We welcome the Year of the Sheep/ Goat/ Ram 羊年 while bidding farewell to the Year of the Horse. Cli…
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A New Australia-China Agenda

THE AUSTRALIAN Centre on China in the World (CIW) engages with the public and policy discussion of r…