Books

Geremie R. Barmé An Educated Man is Not a Pot: On the University, an online book launched at the Royal Geographical Society Hong Kong on 13 March 2017. China Heritage Annual, with the guest editors William Sima and Yayun Zhu, launched at the Shanghai International Literary Festival on 14 March 2017.… Read

Geremie R. Barmé

Editor of China Heritage and co-founder, with John Minford, of The Wairarapa Academy for New Sinology. Born in Sydney in 1954, I went to Canberra to study Sanskrit, Chinese and history at The Australian National University (ANU) in 1972 and then to the People’s Republic of China in 1974.… Read

China’s Twenty Dreams

In A Stretch of the Imagination, an oration written for the Australian Centre on China in the World published recently in book form, a former ambassador to China Dr Stephen FitzGerald speaks of how the debate about Australia’s engagement with Asia that started in the 1960s, one that was frequently lead by nationally prominent figures, was ‘put to sleep’ by government fiat under conservative political leadership early this century.… Read

The China Story and the Chinese Net at Capital M

On 8 March, the writer and rock musician Kaiser Kuo hosted a conversation at Capital M in Beijing with Geremie R. Barmé, Director of the Australian Centre for China in the World, as part of the Capital Literary Festival.… Read