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Congratulations to Professor Colin Mackerras for receiving “Friendship Award” from Premier Li Keqiang at the 65th anniversary of the Founding of People’s Republic of China!



2014 FASIC Australian Studies in China Conference

This year, FASIC is holding a conference titled ‘The Big Picture: Lives,  Landscapes, Homelands in Australian and Chinese Art’, in collaboration with Renmin University of China, on 11-12 September 2014.

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To register, please email Joanna Bayndrian on



FASIC is an independent non-profit foundation in Australia established to support Australian Studies Centres located across China  and to provide funding and other support to the BHP Billiton Chair of Australian Studies located at Peking University in Beijing, People’s Republic of China.


Our Mission


Bridge two Countries

Support programs or activities that enhance the mutual understanding and engagement between people of Australia and China.


Enhance Understanding

Enhance the understanding of Australia in China through funding and other support provided to Australian Studies Centres.


Sponsor Educational Activities

Provide scholarships for educational exchanges between Australia and China as well as funding support to a Chair of Australian Studies.