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Our Upcoming Events

2002-2022: A Symposium
Rethinking the Chinese Australian Historical Society

A major event to celebrate the Society’s 20th Anniversary is a symposium reviewing the evolution and legacies of the Chinese Australian
Historical Society from its establishment in 2002 to 2022. Here is your chance to discuss issues and solutions to ensure the organisation’s survival and
growth for the next twenty years.

The review will in turn lead to the development of a new Strategic Plan for CAHS through the active participation of members in a series of workshops.

This event will be an in-person presentation combined with online streaming via Zoom, to allow our members from around Australia to participate.

Guest speakers will include: Dawn Wong, King Fong OAM and Daphne Lowe Kelley, (past CAHS Presidents), Dr Kate Bagnall (former CAHS Committee member), and Dr Carol Liston, AO (past President of the Royal Australian Historical Society) who will address the future role of Historical Societies in Australia. The symposium will be chaired by Darryl Low Choy (CAHS President).

Henry Chan Annual Lecture

Join us in person or by Zoom for this year’s Henry Chan lecture, San Ren Xing 三人行 (Walking among Three People): Some Reflections on Chinese Australians in Diplomacy, to be presented by distinguished speaker Dr Jocelyn Chey, AM.

Dr Chey AM is Visiting Professor at the University of Sydney and Adjunct Professor at Western Sydney University and UTS. Her career with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade spanned thirty years from the 1970s to 90s, including two postings in Beijing and as Consul General to Hong Kong and Macau, 1992-95. She was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2009.

Date: Monday 7th November,
6.00-8.30 pm
Venue: Dixson Room, State Lib

Bookings: contact.cahs@gmail.com

Please indicate if you wish to attend in
person or via Zoom.

Further details will be sent upon

Date: Saturday 29th October
2.00 pm- 4.30pm.
Venue: Carmichael Theatre,
Sydney Mechanic’s School of Arts,
Pitt Street, Sydney.
Cost: Free

Chinese Australian Historical Society Annual General Meeting

Date: Saturday 3rd December, 10 am – 12.00pm.
Venue: Carmichael Theatre, Sydney’s Mechanic’s School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney.
This will be an in -person presentation with on-line streaming via Zoom.
Cost: Attendance at the AGM is free.

The AGM will be followed by a celebratory Chinese banquet lunch at 12.30 pm, to mark the occasion of the Society’s 20th Anniversary. (Cost of lunch and restaurant venue TBA).

Donate now

Donations: to CAHS is appreciated:

BSB: 012071 – Account: 111211003

Or by cheque payable to the Chinese Australian Historical Society and posted to Treasurer, CAHS Inc, PO Box K556, Haymarket NSW 1240

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September 2022