Asia Institute Tasmania

Event Recordings

Livestream - Asia Institute Tasmania Public Lectures

20 November

Hate Speech vs Free Speech

Presented by Dr Kaz Ross, Dr Louise Richardson-Self and Dr James Stewart

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12 JulyUnderstanding different cultures through the prism of tourism - being China ready

Presented by Dr Isabel Wang, Dr Si Fan and Ms Cecilia Chiu 
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6 July Keynote address:  Tasmanian Multicultural Forum

Presented by Mr Hakan Akyol, Director of Community Participation the Victorian Office of Multicultural Affairs and Social Cohesion
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30 JuneThe Refugees Paradox

Presented by Dr Jen Couch, Australian Catholic University

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13 June

Waking Tasmania from its China Dream

Presented by Dr Mark Harrison - Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies, Politics and International Relations, University of Tasmania.  Adjunct Director of the Australian Centre on China in the World, Australian National University.

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22 NovemberRegional Australia's Engagement with China in the Asian Century

Presented by Dr Charlie Huang, Senior Lecturer, School of Management, RMIT University

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25 AugustIslam in Indonesia
Presented by Associate Professor Pam Allen, Lecturer, University of Tasmania.

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12 JulySingapore:  Entwined Histories of of a Colonial Convent and a Nation
Presented by Dr Sandra Hudd, University Associate, University of Tasmania.

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27 May

Buddhist Philosophy: Resilience, Equanimity and Mindfulness

Presented by Dr Sonam Thakchoe, Senior Lecturer, School of Humanities, University of Tasmania.

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19 AprilRohingya Genocide:  International Complicity in Burma's Brutal Domestic Violence

Presented by Dr Nancy Hudson-Rodd, Human Geographer, Edith Cowan University. 

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2 MarchHow does he eat the hole of a donut?  Food in Haruki Murakami's fiction

Presented by Dr Chikako Nihei, Japanese Language and Culture, Yamaguchi University, Japan
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25 FebruaryChina's financial markets – a peek beneath the surface
Presented by Professor Christine Wong, Director of the Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies at the University of Melbourne 
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18 FebruaryIndia and Australia:  Glimpses through a Diplomat's Diary

Presented by the High Commissioner of India, Mr Navdeep Suri 
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16 FebruaryOpportunities for Tasmania and the China market in the CHAFTA era - Building on the Sister State Relationship with Fujian

Presented by the Australian Consul-General to Guangzhou, Mr Dominic Trindade
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11 November

Cultural Resilience, Built Heritage and Post-Disaster Reconstruction in Indonesia

Presented by Dr Gabriele Weichart, Senior Lecturer, Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna

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22 September

Indonesia, East Timor and the Arts: Recollection, Restoration, Reconciliation

Chaired by Associate Professor Pam Allen from Asia Institute Tasmania

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3 September

Leaders and Leadership: Some Comments from an Historian of Southeast Asia

Presented by Professor Nicholas Tarling from the The University of Auckland

1 July

Seeing the Bigger Picture: Australia's Economic Relationship with China

Presented by Her Excellency Ms Frances Adamson, Australian Ambassador to China

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