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Dominic James Kocx

Class Year: 2017

Scholarship: Asian Exchange

University: The University of Sydney

State: NSW

Position: University of Sydney student studying Chinese language on exchange at Peking University (Beijing); interning at Peking University Australian Studies Centre

Focus Area

Australia-Asia ties

Dominic James Kocx

Class Year: 2017

Scholarship: Asian Exchange

University: The University of Sydney

State: NSW

Position: University of Sydney student studying Chinese language on exchange at Peking University (Beijing); interning at Peking University Australian Studies Centre

Focus Area

Australia-Asia ties

Biography

I have a passion for language-learning because it is ultimately the gateway to understanding cultures, ideas and history. Most importantly, language is a means to facilitate conversation and human connections. I am interested in conversations, the exchange of ideas and debating the big questions of both our time and time immemorial. One of these debates that has led me to study Chinese, is the question of the Australia in Asian Century. I hope to intellectually engage and grapple with the notion of Asia and what it means to Australia – this is my current project.

Skills & Expertise

  • French
  • Chinese
  • Philosophy
  • Oratory

It would be great to sit down and have a chat with some great writers and thinkers of our time – Yuval Noah Harari, Sam Harris, Paulo Coelho, Thomas Picketty.


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