Draft Program for the 5th FASIC International Conference

The draft program of the 5th Australia-China Transnational Connectivity is now available, click here to download a PDF copy.

Registration Form:

If you are interested in attending the 2017 FASIC Conference in Xuzhou,please fill out the below form. Attendance is free but space is limited. Return the form to jpgrima@fasic.org.au prior to 20 October 2017 to secure your attendance.

2017 FASIC Registration Form

NCP ACYA Competition Announcement

Jointly supported by the Australian Embassy in Beijing and the Foundation for Australian
Studies in China (FASIC), ten lucky New Colombo Plan students and Australia China
Youth Association (ACYD) members will be sponsored to attend the Fourth FASIC
Conference 2017, from 1-3 November 2017 at Jiangsu Normal University in Xuzhou.
Participants provided a 300 word comment on the theme of one of the below topics in
relation to the Australia-China youth space (in English).

What impact does transnational connectivity have on Australia-China relations?

What is the relevance of transnational connectivity in the current world?

Essays should be sent to gm_china@acya.org.au by October 17th . The result will be
released on October 20th on Australia Global Alumni: China’s LinkedIn page and the
winners will be notified via email.

SAVE THE DATE

The 5th Foundation for Australian Studies in China (FASIC) Conference will take place from the 1st to the 3rd November 2017 at Jiangsu Normal University, Xuzhou, Jiangsu.

The Theme of the conference is Transnational Connectivity and the official hashtag is #FASIC5

Image: Zhou Xiaoping, Bowl 2 (2015), ink, acrylic on rice paper on canvas 70 x 100cm, courtesy of the artist. 

Presented by

Australian Studies Centre, Jiangsu Normal University

Convened by

Professor Greg McCarthy, BHP Chair of Australian Studies at Peking University

Co organized by

the Australian Studies Centre at Peking University

Sponsored by

Foundation for Australian Studies in China (FASIC)

The 5th Foundation for Australian Studies in China Conference has as its theme, Transnational Connectivity, and will bring together over 70 scholars from a diversity of academic backgrounds –showcasing research on peoples, places and new perspectives, with the aim of enhancing the understanding between the two countries.

The 5th FASIC Conference will explore the Transnational Connectivity in Australia-China relations in terms of history, culture, geography, international relations, economics, tourism, immigration, Belt and Road visions, and societal dynamics.

This annual FASIC Conference is convened and designed by Professor Greg McCarthy, BHP Chair of Australian Studies at Peking University.

Professor McCarthy says, “This fifth FASIC Conference is an overwhelming opportunity for Chinese students, teachers and researchers to meet and exchange perspectives with Australian Studies practitioners from around the world. The forum also coincides with the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations between China and Australia, a fitting time to reflect on the ever-changing and interconnecting parts of this transnational paradigm.”

Media enquiries: Featured speakers and conference convenor, Professor Greg McCarthy, are available for interview on request. For all media enquiries, please contact John Paul Grima jpgrima@fasic.org.au or +86 1771 0383 551

Attending the Conference: The conference is open to the public and attendance is free, although registration is required. To register to attend the conference, please email John Paul Grima jpgrima@fasic.org.au by 13 October 2017 with a completed registration form.

About Foundation for Australian Studies in China

The Foundation for Australian Studies in China (FASIC) is a not-for-profit organisation registered in Australia. FASIC supports existing and future initiatives which deepen awareness of Australia in China across a range of disciplines and fields of study. FASIC plays a significant role in the promotion of Australian Studies in China and looks to further expand and strengthen research and teaching collaboration between Australian and Chinese universities. FASIC provides grants and scholarships to Australian and Chinese professionals. A key initiative of the Foundation is the BHP Chair of Australian Studies at Peking University.

FASIC is supported by BHP, the Australia-China Council of the Department of Foreign Affairsand HHK Advisory.

About Jiangsu Normal University

Jiangsu Normal University (JSNU), founded in 1952, is located in the historically and culturally significant city of Xuzhou, northern Jiangsu province. It is administered by the Jiangsu provincial government and Central Ministry of Education.

JSNU currently has four campuses: Quanshan, Yunlong, Kuiyuan and Jiawang. The university has three experimental programs, 22 specialty schools, the Teachers’ Education School, Further Education School, International College and Kewen Institute. The university offers 87 undergraduate majors, 26 master programs, one doctor’s program and one post-doctoral research station, covering 11 disciplines. Currently, the university has over 16,700 full-time undergraduate students and more than 2,300 postgraduate students.

About Xuzhou, Jiangsu

Xuzhou lies at the strategic juncture of Jiangsu, Shandong, Henan and Anhui provinces, thus known as an important transport and economic hub. As the central city of the Huaihai Economic Zone, it one of the four cities under Jiangsu’s key planning and urban development programs.

Xuzhou boasts a long history, a distinct culture and a large number of historic relics. “Three Superb Heritages of Han Dynasty” represented by Terra-Cotta Warriors of Han Dynasty, Han Dynasty Tombs and Han Dynasty Stone Portraits are renowned world-wide. Extensive Han Dynasty Terra-Cotta Warriors have been unearthed in Xuzhou.

#FASIC5

FASIC is proudly supported by BHP.

The 5th FASIC Conference is generously supported by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in China.

报名表格

如果您有兴趣参加2017年的澳大利亚研究基金会,请填写以下的表格, 参加是免费的但名额有限,请在10月20日以前发到jpgrima@fasic.org.au 来保证您的参与。

2017 FASIC Registration Form

新科伦坡和中澳青年联合会参加第五届FASIC比赛公告

澳大利亚驻华大使馆和在华澳大利亚研究基金会(FASIC)将支持10位新科伦坡计划在华
留学生和中澳青年联合会的代表参加第五届FASIC国际学术研讨会。这次研讨会将于2017
年11月1日到3日在徐州的江苏师范大学举行。
请选择如下问题之一,从中澳两国年轻人角度出发,写一篇300字的英文小文。

跨国互通对中澳关系的影响
跨国互通对当今世界有什么影响

文章提交截止时间,2017年10月17日
文章提交方法:发邮件到gm_china@acya.org.au
我们将于10月20日在领英的Australia Global Alumni: China公布获得资助的学生名单,并
将通过邮件通知大家。

跨国互通

在华澳大利亚研究基金会第五届国际学术研讨会会议通知

Transnational Connectivity #FASIC5

2017年11月1-3日

江苏师范大学,江苏,徐州

Image: Zhou Xiaoping, Bowl 2 (2015), ink, acrylic on rice paper on canvas 70 x 100cm, courtesy of the artist.

主办方

江苏师范大学澳大利亚研究中心

召集人

北京大学必和必拓澳大利亚研究讲席教授

麦卡锡教授(Greg McCarthy

合办方

北京大学澳大利亚研究中心

资助方

在华澳大利亚研究基金会 (FASIC)

在华澳大利亚研究基金会第五届国际学术研讨会(FASIC 5)的主题为:“跨国互通”。参会的70多名专家学者,从不同领域展示学术界对民族、地区以及学术前沿的研究成果,从而促进两国的相互理解。

FASIC 5探讨中澳两国之间的跨国互通,涵盖历史、文化、地理、国际关系、经济、旅游、移民、一带一路以及社会等多个研究主题。

本届会议由北京大学必和必拓澳大利亚研究讲席教授麦卡锡教授召集筹划,麦卡锡教授认为:“对于中国的学生、教师以及研究人员来说, FASIC 5会议为他们与来自世界各地从事澳大利亚研究的学者进行学术交流提供了一个绝佳的机会。本届会议适逢中澳建交45周年,这也是一个反思在跨国主义框架中不断变化和相互联系部分的恰当时机。”

媒体垂询:

可申请采访各位特邀演讲嘉宾和大会召集人麦卡锡(Professor Gregory McCarthy)教授。所有媒体咨询请联系司马云老师(John Paul Grima),联系方式:邮箱: jpgrima@fasic.org.au ;电话:+86 1771 0383 551。

参会信息:

会议对公众开放,不收取会务费,但参会者必须登记注册。如有参会意向,请将登记信息提供给司马云老师(John Paul Grima)。联系邮箱:jpgrima@fasic.org.au;截止日期为2017年10月13日。

关于在华澳大利亚研究基金会:

在华澳大利亚研究基金会(FASIC)是一家注册于澳大利亚的非营利性机构。FASIC支持现有和未来在中国开展的澳大利亚研究领域的举措,旨在在中国建立持续、有效的教育项目,以增进中国对澳大利亚的了解。FASIC在促进在华澳大利亚研究方面发挥着重要作用,并将进一步扩大和加强澳大利亚和中国高校间在研究及教学方面的联盟和联系。FASIC为澳大利亚和中国的青年职业人士提供项目基金和奖学金。FASIC建立的一个重要项目是设立北京大学必和必拓澳大利亚研究讲席教授席位。

FASIC得到必和必拓、澳大利亚外交外贸部澳中理事会、汉合咨询等机构的资助和支持。

关于江苏师范大学:

江苏师范大学是江苏省人民政府和教育部共建高校,创建于1952年,位于苏北文化名城徐州。学校现有泉山、云龙、奎园、贾汪4个校区。学校设有22个专业学院以及敬文书院、继续教育学院、国际学院、独立学院科文学院。现有68个本科招生专业,28个一级学科硕士点,1个服务于国家特殊需求博士人才培养项目,1个博士后科研流动站,覆盖11个学科门类。现有在校普通全日制本科生2万余人,博士、硕士研究生3000余人。学校是全国首批“有资格接收外国留学生的高校”之一,相继与英、美、澳、俄等国的58所高校建立了友好合作关系,先后接收26个国家和地区的留学生来校学习。

关于江苏师范大学澳大利亚研究中心:

江苏师范大学澳大利亚研究中心成立于1993年,主要从事澳大利亚政治、外交、移民政策与华侨华人研究。2013年6月,江苏师范大学澳研中心获批江苏省教育厅国际问题研究基地;2017年,获批教育部备案基地。

中心成立二十三年来,我校澳研中心研究团队先后承担国际合作、国家和省、部级课题近20项,出版澳研专著10部,并多次获省部级科研成果奖,在国内外学术界产生了重要影响,成功举办第九届中国澳大利亚研究国际学术研讨会。先后有20多人次赴澳大利亚大学和学术机构进修、访学。研究生自2004年以来先后有17人次先后获澳大利亚政府与澳中理事会科研资助,赴澳进行学术交流与研究。

关于徐州:

徐州处于江苏、山东、河南和安徽四省交界处,是重要的交通和经济枢纽、淮海经济区中心城市。徐州拥有悠久的历史和文化,其中尤以汉兵马俑、汉墓和汉画像石为代表的“汉代三绝”获得盛赞。

#FASIC5

在华澳大利亚研究基金会受必和必拓有限公司大力支持。

在华澳大利亚研究基金会第五届会议得到澳大利亚外交贸易部驻华机构的慷慨支持。