ACBC Victoria is pleased to invite you to the launch of the China Story Yearbook 2014: A Shared Destiny, published by the Australian Centre on China in the World. This book launch and drinks function is partnership event with the Australian National University and DLA Piper. The event will feature a panel discussion with China experts Professor Geremie Barmé, Dr Gloria Davies and Dr Jane Golley. This will be followed by the launch of the yearbook by Professor The Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor, The Australian National University. Following the launch a drinks function will provide a wonderful opportunity for networking.
The China Story Yearbook is an annual publication produced by academics and writers who are members of or who are affiliated with the Centre. It is aimed at the engaged public, as well as specialists, journalists, business people, diplomats and students, and offers a survey of Chinese politics, law, economics, regional diplomacy, internet politics, thought, history and culture featuring academic analysis as well as a range of information lists and data compilation.
The People's Republic of China under the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party and its 'Chairman of Everything', Xi Jinping, has declared that it shares in the destiny of the countries of the Asia and Pacific region, as well as of nations that are part of an intertwined national self interest. The China Story Yearbook 2014 takes the theme of Shared Destiny 共同命运 and considers it in the context of China’s current and future potential.