China in My Eyes

50 years of continued friendship

Renmin University of China

Professor Zhang Yongxian, head at Renmin University

Professor Zhang Yongxian, head of Australian Studies at Renmin University

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Coin has been teaching Western Images of China and Australian-Sino Relations at Renmin University since 1999. At the university Colin has been a great supporter, contributor and facilitator for their annual Australian culture week.  Wo Kan Zhongguo (2014) was published by Renmin and has recently (Aug 2015) won the China Special Book Award. This makes Colin the 50th person to have received this award outside of China.

Renmin University President Chen Yulu with Zhang Yongxian and Colin Mackerras

Alyce, Colin Wu Di and Veronica

Wu Di, Colin, Alyce and Veronica

Australian Studies Centre, Renmin University of China

Colin, Alyce, Hou Zhihua and Zheng Yifei at Australian Studies Centre, Renmin University of China

Students (Vera and Iris)  at Renmin University talking with Colin and Alyce about China in the 1960s

Students (Vera and Iris) at Renmin University talking with Colin and Alyce about China in the 1960s

Staff and students from the Australian Studies Centre at Renmin University of China.

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