23rd February 2014
John Fitzgerald joined Swinburne University in 2013 as Director of the Asia Pacific Centre for Social Investment and Philanthropy after serving for five years as China Representative of The Ford Foundation in Beijing. Before that he was Head of the School of Social Sciences at La Trobe University, and before that again served as Director of the International Centre of Excellence in Asia-Pacific Studies at the Australian National University. He is International Secretary of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. His book, Big White Lie: Chinese Australians in White Australia (UNSW 2007) was a finalist in the Prime Minister’s History Prize in 2008 and awarded the Ernest Scott Prize of the Australian Historical Association. His publications have also won international recognition, including the China history prize of the American Association for Asian Studies, the Joseph Levenson Prize. John has a Ph.D. from ANU and held a Fulbright postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a graduate of Sydney University.
Venue: A Chinese experience in the CBD
23rd February 2014, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Ticket Price includes GST
Bookings Close: 20th February 2014