ANU China Seminar Series

The ANU China Seminar Series is the pre-eminent forum for discussion of China and the Sinophone world at The Australian National University, where over fifty senior academics as well as many post-doctoral fellows and graduate students conduct research on the region. Invited speakers come from across the full range of disciplines. They include senior scholars from in and outside the ANU, younger academics, post-doctoral research fellows, and advanced graduate students. The Seminar Series provides an arena in which to examine China in its widest sense, to acquaint people with a range of China-related research that might otherwise lie outside their scope of contact, and to offer a social setting for discussion of matters of mutual interest. It aims at a broad audience: members of academic staff from many fields; undergraduate and graduate students; policy-makers; and interested members of the public.

The seminar usually runs between 3.30pm and 5.30pm on alternate Thursdays during the University's teaching term. Exceptions will be noted on the Seminar Series' website, which is regularly updated. With the consent of speakers, seminars are recorded and made publicly available through the Seminar Series’ website to build an archive of research on the Sinophone world.

All attendees are invited to join us in the CIW Tea House for informal discussion with the guest speaker before the seminar at 3.30pm.

Although the ANU China Seminar Series runs by invitation only, the convenors welcome communication from those interested in presenting their research as part of its program.

The Seminar Series is supported by the Australian Centre on China in the World at The Australian National University's College of Asia & the Pacific.

Convenors

Ivan Franceschini
ivan.franceschini@anu.edu.au

Amy King
amy.king@anu.edu.au

Wei Shuge
shuge.wei@anu.edu.au

Zhu Yujie
yujie.zhu@anu.edu.au

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14
Nov
2019

Korean research on the ‘Belt & Road Initiative’ (BRI)

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Hyung-geun Kim

This seminar examines research trends on the ‘Belt & Road Initiative’ (BRI) through the use of Social Network Analysis (SNA) and Co-word Network Analysis....

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24
Oct
2019

China and the Global Refugee Crisis: Beyond Geopolitical Calculations

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Fengshi Wu

This paper explores the causes of China’s changing policies and behaviors related to refugees. Taking a different approach from the existing literature that focuses...

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10
Oct
2019

Proxy or Patriots?: Diasporic Politics and Performance of the Chinese in Indonesia

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Josh Stenberg and Taomo Zhou

Chinese Indonesians are a culturally, socially, and politically diverse group. In the political sphere, and despite the resistance of many...

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26
Sep
2019

China’s Tech-Enhanced Authoritarianism

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Samantha Hoffman

The Chinese Communist Party’s priority is to pre-empt all perceived threats to state security, which means the Party must not only protect its existing power...

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19
Sep
2019

China’s Silent Land Reform: 1958-1962

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Wuna Reilly

In this seminar I examine the heated debates within the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leadership between 1958 and 1962 over the issue of collective land. In their...

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29
Aug
2019

Revolutionary Optimism in 1950s Chinese Culture

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Wendy Larson

When Chinese revolutionary culture reached its zenith in the 1950s and 1960s, revolutionary optimism became a strongly encouraged emotional perspective, attitude...

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19
Aug
2019

GIs and Jeep Girls: Sex and American Soldiers in Wartime China

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Zach Fredman

This talk examines how sex affected the larger politics of the Sino-US alliance during the Second World War. By early 1945, Chinese from across the social...

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15
Aug
2019

Vietnam’s and China’s Diverging Industrial Relations Systems: Cases of Path Dependency

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Anita Chan

This article explains why Vietnam and China, one-party states that allow only one official trade union, are traversing different paths in their trade unions’...

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01
Aug
2019

Red Detachment — the politics of cultural engagement with the People’s Republic of China

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Linda Jaivin

Relations between Australia and China have never been closer, or more fraught. From the time of the Cold War, our alliance with the US has been a source of...

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25
Jul
2019

Han Migrant Farmers and Qing Mongolian Policy

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Cyrus Yee

This talk will examine the migration and settlement of Han farmers in Inner Mongolia during the Qing period (1644–1911). The presence of Han settlements in great...

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