Past events

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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26
Aug
2019

A Golden Year: Four Seasons in Prospect Garden

Mid Term Review PhD Seminar

Presenter(s): Annie Ren

Are you feeling sick from Canberra’s notorious winter? Escape into the world of Prospect Garden, a fictional garden set in the 18th century Chinese classic The...

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20
Aug
2019

Why do people become clerics of the Longhushan Daoist Complex? Situations, motivations and conditions.

Final PhD Seminar

Presenter(s): Shengjin Xie

My thesis is a study of the clerics of the Longhushan Daoist Complex (LDC) in Jiangxi Province, in the present, based on a year’s fieldwork carried out in 2016.  ...

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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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29
Jul
2019

The trials of a liberal exemplar: Chu Anping and The Observer in history and memory

PhD Mid-Term Review

Presenter(s): William Sima

Chu Anping 储安平 (1909–1966?) was a prominent journalist during the twilight of the Republican era (1912–1949) and early years of the People’s Republic of China (PRC)....

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26
Jul
2019

Pursuing the Chinese Dream: Arab entrepreneurs in East China

Final PhD Seminar

Presenter(s): Meizhen Wen

In 2016, there were more than 4000 Arab entrepreneurs in Yiwu, mainly engaged in exporting small commodities to their home countries. The rise of Arab entrepreneurs from...

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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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14
Jun
2019

The impact of the Sino-U.S. “new Cold War” on domestic Chinese politics

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Willy Lam

President Xi Jinping, “the core leader,” “highest commander,” and “the people’s path-finder,” faces the worst political crisis of his career having been seen as...

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