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Upcoming Events

Chinese Asianism: Discussions on China-Centred International Regionalism in the 1920s Presented by Dr Craig A. Smith

5.30pm ~ 6.45pm Wednesday 15 September

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The 4th International Conference on Natural Resource Management and Public Policy

October 22-25, 2021 | Wuhan China (hybrid)

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Just Published


Translating the Occupation: the Japanese invasion of China 1931-45

Edited by Jonathan Henshaw, Craig A. Smith, and Norman Smith | UBC Press, 2021

Chinese Asianism, 1894-1945

by Craig A. Smith | Harvard East Asian Monographs | Harvard University Press, 2021

Journal Article

Fang, L., Li, B. & Cliff, T. (2021) Emergent Political Norms in Local State–Private Enterprise Relations during China’s Big Push for Poverty Reduction, American Behavioural Scientist. doi:10.1177/00027642211020050

Jiang T, Wang M.Y., Zhang, Y., Shi G. & Yan, D. (2021). What about the “stayers”: Examining China’s resettlement induced by large reservoir projects. Land, 10(2), 166. doi:10.3390/land10020166

Rogers, S., Wilmsen, B., Han, X., Wang, Z., Duan, Y., He, J., Li, J., Lin, W. & Wong, C.(2021), Scaling up agriculture? The dynamics of land transfer in inland China, World Development, 146. doi: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2021.105563

Tan, X., Lee, R., & Ruppanner, L. (2021). Profiling racial prejudice during COVID-19: Who exhibits anti-Asian sentiment in Australia and the United States? Australian Journal of Social Issues. Advance online publication.

Tan, X., Ruppanner, L., & Wang, M. (2021). Gendered housework under China’s privatization: The evolving role of parents. Chinese Sociological Review. Advance online publication.

Xu, Y., Li, B., & Huang, X. (2021). Outsiders to urban centric growth: dual social exclusion of migrant tenant farmers in China. Third World Quarterly. doi:10.1080/01436597.2021.1890992

Op-ed Article

Hu, D. What China’s Australia poll tells Aussie businesses about the Mainland Chinese market. Asialink Insights. 22 July, 2021.

Hu, D. Public sentiment in China cools towards Australia. Pursuit. 1 July, 2021.

Roche, G. Xinjiang Denialists Are Only Aiding Imperialism. The Nation. July 6, 2021.

Tan, X. How does parental co-residence impact men’s and women’s housework time? (In Chinese). Ms. Muses. August 25, 2021.

Tan, X.,& Ruppanner, L. As China ages, another consequence looms for women and housework. South China Morning Post. July 24, 2021

Research Funding

Monica Tan has been awarded the Arts Collaborative Seed Funding (AU$15,000) for the project ‘From Nation-to-Nation Pandemic Politics to Xenophobia: Anti-Chinese Sentiment in the West and Anti-Foreigner Sentiment in China’; in collaboration with Leah Ruppanner (School of Social and Political Sciences), Rennie Lee (University of Queensland), and Dan (Diane) Hu (Australian Studies Centre, Beijing Foreign Studies University).

Lei Yu has been awarded the Faculty’s Collaboration Seed Funding (AU$14,715) for the project ‘Academic integrity and transnational practices: a study of Chinese postgraduate research students during and after their overseas education in Australia’, in collaboration with Jun Fu (Melbourne Graduate School of Education) and Qiuping Pan (School of Foreign Languages, Shenzhen Technology University China) .

In case you missed it

Professor Mark Wang and political scientist Associate Professor Fengshi Wu examine the role of NGOs in China’s environmental politics at Ear to Asia podcast.

Listen to Podcast

Professor Sun Sheng Han presented at the CCCS Contemporary China Seminar ‘Urban renewal in China: practice, policies, and trajectory’ on 18 August, 2021.

Audio Recording

Professor James Leibold presented at the CCCS Contemporary China Seminar ‘Family De-planning: The coercive campaign to drive down indigenous birth-rates in Xinjiang’ on 21 July, 2021.

Audio Recording

Dr Pradeep Taneja took part in Asia Society Australia panel discussion on ‘the Chinese Communist Party at 100’ on 27 July, 2021 .

Video Recording

Professor Bingqin Li delivered a keynote speech at 17th Annual Conference of the East Asian Social Policy Research Network, “Healthy Aging and community based old age care services in China” on 9 July, 2021.

Video Recording

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