Past events

20
Apr
2018

Inequality of Opportunity in Earnings in Rural China

PhD Mid-Term Review

Presenter(s): Xinjie Shi

This paper explores the role of ‘inequality of opportunity’ in individual earnings in rural China, which is attributed to ‘circumstantial’ factors over which individuals...

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19
Apr
2018

The Making of a Divine Domesticity: Nü duo, Christian women, and Republican China

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Zhou Yun

After the collapse of the Qing dynasty in 1911, leading figures of the young Republic called for a spirit of modernity based on Western learning. As part of...

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16
Apr
2018

The story of Chinese prosperity

Panel Discussion and Book Launch

Presenter(s): Jane Golley, Linda Jaivin, and Merriden Varrall

“Prosperity” has been a significant theme in several of President Xi Jinping’s major speeches over the past year, both...

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10
Apr
2018

Roundtable Discussion: Recent changes in governance and the law in the PRC and Taiwan

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Various speakers

In this roundtable the speakers will offer perspectives on recent changes in governance and the law under Xi Jinping in the PRC and in Taiwan. The discussion...

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09
Apr
2018

One Movement, Two Nationalisms: Change in Hong Kong’s democracy movement

PhD Thesis Proposal review

Presenter(s): Benjamin Garvey

Hong Kong’s democracy movement has been in flux in recent years as optimism about the likelihood of China’s liberalisation has dissipated and as...

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06
Apr
2018

Illustrated classics: Confucian learning and its pictorial trend in the Song

PhD Mid-Term Review

Presenter(s): Yang Qin

The group of classics known as the Four Books and Five Classics 四書五經 has long formed the cornerstone of Confucian classical learning. Among the piles of...

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04
Apr
2018

The Other Option: Australian Punk and Hardcore in South East Asia

Asia and the Pacific Screens

2015, 94 minutes, Australia Directed by Rohan ThomasEnglish

 

The only Australian film to be screened in this series, The Other Option follows the history of Australian...

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26
Mar
2018

52 Hz I Love You

Special Film Screening

2016, 109 minutes, Taiwan Directed by Wei Te-sheng 魏德聖 Rated G, Mandarin with English subtitles

Having directed Taiwan’s two highest-grossing domestic films, Cape No. 7 海角七號 (2007) and...

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23
Mar
2018

Informal life politics in Inner Mongolia and Mongolia

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Uchralt Otede

In recent years, herders in rural communities in Inner Mongolia and Mongolia have faced difficulties in accessing drinking water. In both cases, they have...

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16
Mar
2018

Governing the South China Sea: Three Views

ANU Political and Social Change Forum

Presenter(s): Various speakers

Who governs the South China Sea? Who controls access to its considerable resources? Who ensures safety and security for its many stakeholders? The...

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