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

ANU China Seminar Series

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31
Jul
2014

Sino-capitalist urbanization

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Jane Golley

This paper draws on Christopher McNally’s (2012) concept of ‘Sino-capitalism’ to analyse the complex set of forces that have shaped China’s urbanisation experience...

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21
Jul
2014

A new perspective on the great clans of the late Tang

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Nicolas Tackett

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How does one account for the survival into the ninth century of the medieval Chinese...

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12
Jun
2014

The lobbying of Chinese elite universities

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Jane Liang

How do elite Chinese research universities advance their interests in a tight policy environment and how do they interpret their role in a country increasingly obsessed...

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05
Jun
2014

Reflections on translating the I Ching

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): John Minford

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The I Ching was one of the very first of the Chinese classics to be put into a European language...

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22
May
2014

Democratic trade union elections at multinational suppliers in China and the prospects for genuine collective bargaining

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Anita Chan

The paper assesses the possibility of genuine grassroots trade union representation in China's foreign-funded factories that are manufacturers for multinational...

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14
May
2014

A Global Expeditionary PLA: 2025-2030

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Oriana Skylar Mastro

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Since the 1980s, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has been undergoing a...

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08
May
2014

The History of a Chinese Conglomerate in Three Registers

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Andrew Kipnis

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This seminar explores the growth of the Weiqiao Pioneering Group, Ltd. (Weiqiao Chuangye Jituan...

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27
Mar
2014

Beyond the Frontier: cultural politics and regional identity in Yunnan Province

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Gary Sigley

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For much of its history as part of the People’s Republic of China, Yunnan Province has been regarded as ‘backward’ (luohou...

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13
Mar
2014

Teaching people how to live: television and self-making

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Sun Wanning

Together with the rollback in the provision of public goods and services by the Chinese state also comes the disappearance of many previously state-supported...

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05
Mar
2014

Unrest in Tibet: understanding the post-2008 wave of protest and conflict

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Ben Hilman

Since riots engulfed Lhasa in the spring of 2008 the Tibetan Plateau has been a hotbed of ethnic unrest. Many hundreds of people have died as victims of ethnic-based...

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