The Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies was established at the Asia Institute in the Faculty of Arts in 2013, with a mission to facilitate high-quality China-related research, teaching and engagement at the University of Melbourne. The Centre strives for excellence in research and research training that furthers our understanding of China’s ongoing transformation and its implications within and beyond China. In supporting the University’s global engagement strategy, the Centre serves as a focal point for active collaboration with leading Chinese institutions, conducting interdisciplinary research and facilitating transnational education programs across academic divisions. At the launch of the Centre’s Strategic Plan 2020-2024, three priority research themes were identified: - Global China - Civil Society and Social Change - Agriculture, Water and Climate Change
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Marketization and Its Discontents: Unveiling the Impacts of Foundation-led Venture Philanthropy on Grassroots NGOs in China
Weijun Lai, Anthony J Spires
Journal article | 2021 | CHINA QUARTERLY
AbstractAlthough the Chinese state has an outsized influence on shaping civil society in China, extant literature has generally ov..
Scaling up agriculture? The dynamics of land transfer in inland China
Sarah Rogers, Brooke Wilmsen, Xiao Han, Zoe Ju-Han Wang, Yuefang Duan, Jun He, Jie Li, Wanlong Lin, Christine Wong
Journal article | 2021 | WORLD DEVELOPMENT
Major changes are taking place in the Chinese countryside. Long a smallholder dominant economy with small and fragmented farms, a ..
Inside-out: Chinese academic assessments of large-scale water infrastructure
Michael Webber, Xiao Han, Sarah Rogers, Mark Wang, Hong Jiang, Wenjing Zhang, Jon Barnett, Nahui Zhen
Journal article | 2021 | WILEY INTERDISCIPLINARY REVIEWS-WATER
Little is known in the international academic community about Chinese-language research on water management. To remedy this defici..
Resettlement and climate change vulnerability: Evidence from rural China
Sarah Rogers, Tao Xue
Journal article | 2015 | GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE-HUMAN AND POLICY DIMENSIONS
The literature on migration and climate change has become increasingly attuned to the role of climatic factors in already complex ..
Planned resettlement to avoid climatic hazards: What prospects for just outcomes in China?
Brooke Wilmsen, Sarah Rogers
Journal article | 2019 | ASIA PACIFIC VIEWPOINT
Planned resettlement is being widely considered as a response to the impacts of climate change. As many millions of people are exp..
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