Edited by Geremie R Barmé and Ryan Manuel
The Australia-China relationship touches on virtually every aspect of our national life.Australia and China trade in goods as well as in culture, politics and people, ideas and education, community and personalities. This volume is a polyphonic collection of expert ideas and suggestions that we hope will be part of the ongoing Australia-China discussion.
Edited Susan Trevaskes, Elisa Nesossi, Flora Sapio and Sarah Biddulph
The Politics of Law and Stability in China examines the nexus between social stability and the law in contemporary China. It explores the impact of Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) rationales for social stability on legal reforms, criminal justice operations and handling of disputes and social unrest inside and outside China’s justice agencies.
Winner of the Joseph Levenson Prize for Books in Chinese Studies, Post-1900 (Association for Asian Studies)
Lois Conner, Geremie Barme
In three decades of visits to China, celebrated photographer Lois Conner has'witnessed firsthand the monumental physical transformation of the country. Nowhere is this change more dramatic than in the capital city of Beijing, the'subject of Conner's remarkable new book Beijing: Contemporary and Imperial. Conner's breathtaking black-and-white panoramas reveal an ancient city in thrall to change, where the lingering splendor of a dynastic past is cast into shadow by rising concrete and steel.
Edited by Geremie R Barmé
As China becomes wealthier and more confident on the global stage, it also expects to be respected and accommodated as a major global force – and as a formidable civilisation. Through a survey and analysis of China’s regional posture, urban change, social activism and law, mores, the Internet, history and thought – in which the concept of ‘civilising’ plays a prominent role – China Story Yearbook 2013 offers insights into the country today and its dreams for the future.
Edited by Geoffrey Nicoll, Gerard Brennan and Jane Golley
The first Australia-China Investment Relationship Conference was conceived around the investment laws and regulatory regimes in Australia and China, the financial systems in both countries, and the governance and regulation of corporate and government entities in both countries. Focusing upon these critical aspects of the relationship begins as an exercise in comparative law but given the currency and urgency of the issues compels researchers to find solutions to the sticking points in law, governance and policy.
Puer tea has been grown for centuries in the Six Great Tea Mountains of Yunnan Province, and in imperial China it was a prized commodity, traded to Tibet by horse or mule caravan via the so-called Tea Horse Road and presented as tribute to the emperor in Beijing. In the 1990s, as the teas noble lineage and unique process of aging and fermentation were rediscovered, it achieved cult status both in China and internationally. The tea became a favorite among urban connoisseurs who analyzed it in language comparable to that used in wine appreciation and paid skyrocketing prices.
Edited by Geremie R Barmé
The China Story Yearbook brings together the various talents of the Australian Centre on China in the World. It is aimed at the engaged public, as well as specialists, journalists, businesspeople, diplomats and students. The inaugural Yearbook is titled Red Rising, Red Eclipse, and it covers the period from 2009 to mid 2012.