The Confucius Institute at The University of Queensland will host a free short course on Chinese Culture and its relationship to modern society for UQ students, staff and the general public.

This 4 session course aims to provide an opportunity to learn of various aspects of Chinese culture and will cover:

  • Key aspects of Chinese culture (including but not limited to food, media, the arts, societal characteristics etc.)
  • How they relate to today's China
  • How Chinese culture is reflected globally

Course participation:

Open to all students, staff and general public.

Course Mode:

On-line: Delivered via Zoom

Key dates (topic dates may change):

  • Wednesday 10 March 2021  12:00 noon - 12:50  (Masks and Props in Peking Opera)
  • Wednesday 17 March 2021  12:00 noon - 12:50 (Chinese traditional courtyards in Beijing: Structures, decorations and symbols)
  • Wednesday 24 March 2021  12:00 noon - 12:50 (The Silk Road)
  • Wednesday 31 March 2021  12:00 noon - 12:50  (The "leftover" women in China)


Please register your interest by emailing  

About Understanding Chinese Culture Courses

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