Past events

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...

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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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03
Oct
2019

Author Event: The Mercenary Mandarin - Biography by David Leffman

Conversation with the Author

Presenter(s): David Leffman

Author David Leffman  talks about his new bookThe Mercenary Mandarin British adventurer William Mesny (1842–1919),  lived in China for 59 years and became...

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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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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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