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Capital M Literary Festival 2013- Prof David Walker and John Garnaut (ACAA Supported Event)
|Date & Time||Sat, 16th Mar, 2013 - 13:00 to 15:00|
|Location||Capital M Restaurant
3/F, No.2 Qianmen Pedestrian Street
(just south of Tian'anmen Square)
|Member Price:||TBC RMB|
|Non-Member Price||TBC RMB|
|Event Details||Join Deakin Professor David Walker in discussion with Fairfax China Correspondent John Garnaut on "Australia's Asia: from yellow peril to Asian Century. Australia's responses to Asia and the competing visions of its regional relations."
David Walker is the author of Anxious Nation: Australia and the Rise of Asia, 1850 to 1939, an influential book that won the Ernest Scott prize for History and has been translated into Chinese. A leading cultural historian with a special interest in the history of Australian representations of Asia, David is the co-editor, with Agnieszka Sobocinska, of Australia's Asia: From Yellow Peril to Asian Century. David, who has extensive experience in the development of Australian Studies programs in the Peoples Republic of China, India, Japan and Indonesia is the Alfred Deakin Professor of Australian Studies at Deakin University, Victoria and has been a Visiting Professor in the School of Foreign Studies, Renmin University of China. In March 2013 he took up a new position as the inaugural BHP Billiton Chair of Australian Studies at Peking University.
(86-10) 6702 2727
All Sessions: RMB 65, includes a drink
Children & Students: RMB 20, includes a soft drink
Literary Lunches, RMB 188