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Asia–Pacific Projects 2007


Catherine Armitage, Higher Education Editor, The Australian, presenting the Perspectives: Asia seminar, The Elephant in the Region: Challenge and Change in Australian Media Coverage of China's Ascendancy, on 7 June 2007.

Perspectives: Asia is a series of free public seminars developed and presented by the Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, and the Australian Centre of Asia–Pacific Art, Queensland Art Gallery, to explore issues of contemporary culture, politics and society in our region.

Seminars held in 2007

‘Shock, Horror — Drongo Oz Journo Runs Amok in Asia!
How the Australian Media Assesses the Importance of Asian News’

Thursday 6 December 2007
Presented by Mr Graeme Dobell, Foreign Affairs & Defence Correspondent for Radio Australia

In the Neighbourhood: The Challenges of Australia’s Regional Engagement
Thursday 1 November 2007
A Panel Discussion: Ms Julianne Schultz (Chair), Editor,Griffith Review; Professor Nicholas Jose, General Editor, Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature; Professor Michael Wesley, Director, Griffith Asia Institute and Ms Jane Camens, Executive Director, New Writing Partnership (Asia-Pacific)

Is India the Next China?
Thursday 4 October 2007
Presented by John Harrison, Project Manager Asia Pacific, adidas-Group

While We Weren’t Looking: The New Asia and How it Challenges Australia
Thursday 6 September 2007
Presented by Professor Stephen FitzGerald, AO, Principal FitzGerald Consulting

Travellers' Tales: Australian Tourism in Asia and the Impact on the Australian Psyche
Wednesday 1 August 2007
Presented by Mr Tony Wheeler, Founder, Lonely Planet Guide

The Elephant in the Region: Challenge and Change in Australian Media Coverage of China’s Ascendancy
Thursday 7 June 2007
Presented by Catherine Armitage, Higher Education Editor, The Australian

Please check this page or the Griffith Asia Institute for confirmation of forthcoming seminars.

View seminars held in 2006 and 2005.