18 JUNE 2019
FASIC announces that the submission deadline for the 2019 BHP Australia China Scholarship has been extended to Friday, 16 August 2019 at 11:59pm, due to the application deadline coinciding with other academic deadlines raised by potential applicants.
17 JUNE 2019
7th FASIC International Conference titled: Innovative Partnerships: Australia and China Engagement in Education, Science and Technology will be held at University of Sydney Centre in China, Suzhou (China), 21-23 November 2019. This conference is hosted by University of Sydney Centre in China, located in Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP) Dushu Lake Science and Education Innovation District (http://sydneyuniversity.cn/) and co-organised by the School of International Studies at Peking University (http://www.sis.pku.edu.cn/index.htm.) Please click here for the media release in English, click here for the media release in Chinese.
13 MAY 2019
FASIC is pleased to release guidelines for 2019 Australian Studies in China Program (2019 ASP), jointly funded by the Australia China Council and FASIC. The application is open till Sunday, 21 July, 2019. Click here for more information.
11 APRIL 2019
FASIC is pleased to announce the opening of the 4th round of the BHP Australia China Scholarship (the Scholarship). The Scholarship was established to encourage and assist students and young professionals to pursue specialised study, research and experience in priority areas of interest in the bilateral Australia-China relationship. The application is open till Monday 17 June 2019. Click here to download the FAQ’s for more information about the Scholarship. Click here to download a copy of the application form.
11 APRIL 2019
Call for Papers: Special issue of the Journal of Australian Studies (JAS) - "Australian Studies in China". The deadline for manuscript submission will be 31st May 2020.
JAS is an initiative between the Chinese Association for Australian Studies (CAAS) and the International Australian Studies Association (InASA). Click here for more details.
8 MARCH 2019
Inaugural BHP Chair of Australian Studies at Peking University, Emeritus Professor David Walker AM, has just released a new book, Stranded Nation. White Australia in an Asian Region. For more information on Professor Walker's book, please click here . Please visit the link here for Professor David Walker's recent interview on the ABC.
24 JANUARY 2019
You may be interested in the inaugural Australian, Canadian, and Aotearoa New Zealand Studies Annual Lecture which will be taking place on Thursday 30 May 2019 at 6pm at Hong Kong Baptist University. Click here for more information.
21 DECEMBER 2018
FASIC is very pleased to announce the results of the 2018 Australian Studies in China Program (ASP), jointly funded by the Australia China Council and FASIC. We thank all the applicants for their interest and effort in the Australian studies. Congratulations to the successful grantees. Click here to view the list of the grants.
31 OCTOBER 2018
The handbook of the 6th FASIC Conference titled Global Connection: Space. Place and Shared Destiny is now available, click here to download.
11 OCTOBER 2018
The draft program of the 6th FASIC Conference titled Global Connection: Space. Place and Shared Destiny is now available, click here to download a PDF copy.
Yinyun (2017), Collograph assemblage, 240 x 100 cm. Courtesy of Amanda Allerding
9 OCTOBER 2018
The Foundation for Australian Studies in China (FASIC) is delighted to announce the successful scholars who have been awarded 2018 BHP Australia China Scholarships. The focus areas of these BHP Australia China Scholars cover such topics as bilateral trade and economics, governance, international politics, as well as Australian studies. FASIC congratulates the four scholars from Australia and China for their academic excellence and their strong desire to contribute to the deepening of the Australia China relationship.
The 2018 BHP Australia China Scholars are:
Area of interest: International Politics
14 AUGUST 2018
FASIC is pleased to release guidelines for 2018 Australian Studies in China Program (2018 ASP), jointly funded by the Australia China Council and FASIC. Click here for more information.
8 AUGUST 2018
FASIC Announces new BHP Chair of Australian Studies at Peking University. Today, FASIC announced that Professor Pookong Kee, of the University of Melbourne, has been named as the next BHP Chair of Australian Studies at Peking University, to be based in the School of International Studies at Peking University. Click here to view the announcement.
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop welcomes the appointment of Professor Pookong Kee as the next BHP Chair of Australian Studies at Peking University. Click here to view the Foreign Minister’s statement.
12 JUNE 2018
7 JUNE 2018
SAVE THE DATE. The 6th FASIC International Conference titled: Global Connections: Space, Place and Shared Destiny will be held at Sichuan Normal University, Chengdu, China, 1-4 November 2018. This conference is hosted by Australian Studies Centre at Sichuan Normal University (www.sicnu.edu.cn) and co-organised by the School of International Studies at Peking University (http://www.sis.pku.edu.cn/). For English version of media release, click here. More information to come.
30 April 2018
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - Nominations are now open for the Biennial Australian Studies in China Book Prize to be awarded at the conference of the Chinese Association for Australian Studies in June 2018. Please click here for more information and the nomination form.