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 4.00pm 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 after the seminar.

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 China Institute and the Australian Centre on China in the World at The Australian National University's College of Asia & the Pacific.

Convenors

Amy King
amy.king@anu.edu.au

Elisa Nesossi
elisa.nesossi@anu.edu.au

Mark Strange
mark.strange@anu.edu.au

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08
Oct
2015

Mobility, Intimacy and Decolonisation: The 'Chinese Australian problem' after 1949

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Sophie Loy-Wilson

In the first half of the twentieth century, a significant number of mixed-race Chinese Australian families made use of imperial networks to establish...

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24
Sep
2015

Chinese Hegemony in East Asian History

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Zhang Feng

This seminar will explore the strategic and institutional dynamics of international relations in East Asian history when imperial China was the undisputed...

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10
Sep
2015

Weak State, Soft Power: The Treaty-Port English Press and the Formation of China’s International Propaganda System

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Wei Shuge

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Soft power is commonly regarded as the privilege of strong countries with the resources required to target international audiences. In this...

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27
Aug
2015

'Understanding Wine by Understanding Tea': Comparing the Promotion of Tea and Wine Drinking Culture in Contemporary China

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Zhang Jinghong

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Based on the findings of long-term ethnographic fieldwork on tea and recent investigations into wine in contemporary China, this paper...

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24
Aug
2015

Globalisation in the Locale and the Locale in Globalisation: A Comparison of Hui Identity in South Fujian and Nanjing

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Fan Ke

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Since the 1990s, globalisation has affected the presentation of ethnicity in China, though it has done so in different ways across China. In this...

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06
Aug
2015

China's Emerging Roles in the International Refugee Protection Regime

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Song Lili

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In February 2014, China’s Vice Foreign Minister, Mr Li Baodong, criticised Australia’s refugee policy during the 15th Australia-China Human...

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30
Jul
2015

China’s National Security in the Information Age

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Greg Austin

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In 2014, President Xi Jinping took formal control of all economic, security and military aspects of cyber policy in the country. He opined...

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29
Jun
2015

One 'Chinese', Different Identities?

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Shaw May-yi

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Since China began its rise in the early 1990s, the words 'China' or 'Chinese' have been represented and interpreted in a wide variety of...

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04
Jun
2015

Landscape and the Stakes of Style: Picturing the Qing in the Kangxi Court

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Stephen Whiteman

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This talk explores the place of landscape in Qing court artistic production in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. A...

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20
May
2015

Therapy Postponed: Psychoanalysis and Its Transformations in Contemporary China

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Huang Hsuan-Ying

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Psychological ideas, practices, and institutions have flourished in urban China since the early 2000s. Psychotherapy occupies a central...

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