The Centre is a national centre to promote knowledge and understanding of China today through support for research including collaborative research, lectures, seminars, conferences, visitor exchanges and information sharing. It aims to provide a forum for research on contemporary China, and create a strong and enduring New Zealand network of China specialists, academics and providers. It also aims to strengthen ties between scholars and researchers in leading institutions in New Zealand and counterparts in China.
The New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre is based at Victoria University of Wellington, and in addtion to Victoria University of Wellington it has seven University Members. These are: the University of Auckland, Auckland University of Technology, the University of Canterbury, the University of Otago, the University of Waikato, Lincoln University and Massey University.
For more on the Centre, click on About Us.
The Rise of Chinese Agriculture brings together a select group of international scholars and practitioners to build a picture of where the Chinese agricultural sector is heading and to analyse the implications of these trends for countries and producers that partner with China.
Conference date: 27-28 Oct. 2016.
For more information and the conference programme click here.
China and the Pacific: The View from Oceania was held at the National University of Samoa in Apia on 25 and 26 February 2015. It focused on reactions to China's rise and growing role in Oceania. Read papers from presenters.
China-US Relations in Global Perspective is an international conference with world-class scholars from China, the United States, New Zealand, Australia, and other countries to discuss issues related to the bilateral relationship. The conference will not only look at China-US relations from the perspectives of the two giants. It will also offer an opportunity to examine the bilateral relationship from third parties such as countries in the Asia-Pacific Region and Europe.
For more information and the programme, click here.
New Zealand's China Policy: Building a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership—July 2015.