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History Week Talk

Chinese Influences in Australian Popular Culture

NSW History Week 2017

From fish and chips shop staples, the Dim Sim and Chiko Roll, a wok in almost every household, the Aussie student staple of instant noodles, to the celebration of Chinese New Year, Australians have long embraced Chinese culture. Join Claudia Chan Shaw for a look at how so much of the Chinese DNA has become a part of Australian popular culture.

Ths is an official event of History Week 2017, supported by the History Council of NSW.

When: Saturday 2 September 2017, 11am – 12 noon

Where: Mitchell Theatre, Sydney Mechanics School of Arts (280 Pitt Street, Sydney)

Cost: $12 (members $10)

RSVP:   or    0417 655 233

The program for 2017 will include:

* Lecturers and presentations by researchers in the field

* A specially designed tour of Rookwood Cemetery’s Chinese history and features

* The continuation of our successfully launched Family History Research Group


* much much more, time and resources allowing.

Suggestions and support welcome

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