Cookies

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Otherwise, we'll assume you're OK to continue.

Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies

 Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies

Welcome to the website of the Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies at Durham University. Founded in 1999 CCCS is a multi-disciplinary research centre dedicated to the study of contemporary China and the wider East Asian region, specialising particularly in the fields of Business, Education, Law, Modern Languages and Culture, Geography, Government and International Politics and Political Economy. The Centre gains greatly from having one of the most significant collections on China and East Asia in the UK in Durham University Library. The Centre is strongly committed to collaborative research with our partners in China, including the training of new generations of specialists on the East Asian region. Details of present and past activities are given on these pages, as well as an introduction to the opportunities for training and research on China and East Asia available at Durham University.

欢迎您访问杜伦大学当代中国研究中心网站。该中心始建于1999年,长期致力于当代中国以及东亚地区研究,是一个集经济、教育、法律、现代语言文化、地理、政府与国际政治以及政治经济学相结合的跨学科研究中心。杜伦大学图书馆是全英在中国东亚方面研究资料最为全面的图书馆之一。中心以图书馆的支持为基础,致力于与中国同仁开展联合研究,培养东亚研究方面的青年专家。本网页同时介绍了中心在过去以及当前的项目,和杜伦大学中国以及东亚方面的培训和研究机会。


East Asia: An International Quarterly has been edited in the School of Government and International Affairs since 2004. It has more than 33 years of history and is currently published by Springer.

Vol. 34, Issue 1 (March 2017)

View Open Access Articles


News and Events


7 April 2017 to 24 September 2017

Oriental Museum, Durham University

Exhibition: A Good Reputation Endures Forever: The Chinese Labour Corps on the Western Front

'An exhibition exploring the role of the thousands of Chinese who risked their lives alongside the British armed forces during the First World War.'


21-22 March 2017

International Conference

Title: 'One Belt, One Road' and China's Westward Pivot: Past, Present and Future

Venue: Al-Qasimi Building, SGIA

Co-organisers:

Al-Sabah Programme, Durham University

Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies, Durham University

Danish Institute for International Studies

Grey College, Durham University

Conference participants

Resources


23 February 2017

Chatham House presentation

‘The Renminbi: A New Global Currency?’

Gordon Cheung, Director of the Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies, gave a talk in a panel entitled ‘The Renminbi: A New Global Currency?’ in Chatham House on 23 February 2017.


19 January 2017

Public Lecture

Title: China’s Global Leadership Narrative in the 21st Century

Co-organiser:

Al-Sabah Programme

Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies

Speaker: Prof. Niv Horesh

Date: 19 January 2017

Time: 1:00 pm

Venue: Room 102, Al-Qasimi Building, SGIA

Prof. Niv Horesh is Visiting Research Fellow in SGIA. He is a China specialist with over 20 years of experience ranging across the private sector, public service and academia. Between 2000-2003, he lived and worked in Beijing, and has been visiting different parts of the Chinese-speaking world regularly since. In 2002, Niv received accreditation as Professional NAATI Translator from Chinese into English.

Resources

  • Poster (last modified: 16 February 2017)Graphics file

Wei Lun Distinguished Visiting Professor

Gordon Cheung’s (Director) successful application to become the Wei Lun Distinguished Visiting Professor for three months (1 Sept. to 30 Nov. 2016) in the Institute of Economics at Tsinghua University.


14 September 2016

Durham Chinese School students achieved 100% A* grade in this year's GCSE examination. There were a total of 12 students (a record number for the School) who took the Mandarin Chinese GCSE exam and all students achieved the highest A* grade. The School offers Chinese language education to school-age children from all backgrounds and organize cultural events. The School is supported by the Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies and is currently headed by the Acting Director and Secretary of the Centre.


AHRC Grant

Dr Cao Qing (MLAC), our Centre’s member, was one of the Co-Investigators of the major £3.9 million project ‘Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community’ granted by the AHRC. The project is led by Stephen Hutchings of Manchester University.