Griffith launches APEC Study Centre

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Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
An Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Study Centre has been launched at Griffith University. Professor of Economics Tony Makin is the inaugural director of the new centre which is part of the Griffith Asia Institute and which joins a network of centres established across the Asia-Pacific region following a decision by APEC leaders in 1993. Researchers based […]

Cloaks reinforce cultural identity

Two Indigenous artists from the Griffith University Queensland College of Art have collaborated to produce contemporary versions of the traditional possum cloaks familiar to Aboriginal communities in South-eastern Australia prior to the 1820s. Glennys Briggs and Carol McGregor worked throughout the year on individual projects before deciding to share their stories to complete and show […]

New Cabaret Festival announced for 2014

The Con's Muiscal Theatre students perform on stage
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The Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University will partner with Brisbane Powerhouse, Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Arts Centre Gold Coast and Ipswich Civic Centre to bring a new state-wide festival to audiences from 6-15 June, 2014. According to Queensland Cabaret Festival co-creative producers Kris Stewart and Alison St. Ledger the festival […]

How tourism can realise Chinese Dream

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Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management
Griffith University is to host the first East-West Dialogue on Tourism and the Chinese Dream. Griffith’s Tourism Confucius Institute will combine with the new Griffith Institute for Tourism to provide the academic backdrop for high-level bilateral discussions next year. International tourism experts will focus on how the industry can contribute to the Chinese Dream, as […]