Past events

26
Nov
2018

Rainbows, Sunbeams, Snowflakes and Butterflies: the Wushan Goddess and Divine Concubines in the Court Poetry of the Early Tang

Mid Term Review PhD Seminar

Presenter(s): Eugenie Edquist

Shangguan Yi 上官儀 (608-665) has been dismissed as a peddler of dissipated erotic doggerel, the worst example of the overheated praise and sensual excess that...

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15
Nov
2018

Self-Organised Collectives: 'Amateur' Photography Groups in China, 1977-1988

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Chen Shuxia

After the turmoil of the Cultural Revolution, China launched the 'Thought Liberation Movement' and the policy of economic reform and opening-up, on one hand...

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13
Nov
2018

Australia-China relations at the crossroads?

CIW Annual Lecture

Presenter(s): Professor the Honourable Bob Carr

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RSVP by 7 November

From Gough Whitlam to Tony Abbott, Australia has pursued a pragmatic...

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12
Nov
2018

International Hierarchy, Legitimacy, and the Founding of Joseon Korea

WIIS Research Seminar

Presenter(s): Ji-Young Lee

How is hierarchy created and maintained in international politics? This seminar examines the role of legitimacy in the formation of hierarchical order in...

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01
Nov
2018

Living Water: Journeying in inks

CIW Exhibition

Fuelled by a passion for ink and paper, and intrigued by the rich visual languages of Chinese painting and Chinese calligraphy, Living Water: Journeying in inks, is Ella Whateley’s response to...

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01
Nov
2018

Opening night 'Living Water: Journeying in inks'

Exhibition Opening Night

RSVP by 29 October

Fuelled by a passion for ink and paper, and intrigued by the rich visual languages of Chinese painting and Chinese calligraphy, Living Water: Journeying in inks,...

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01
Nov
2018

Spirit possession in modern China: demons, missionaries, and anthropologists

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Benjamin Penny

The Reverend John Livingstone Nevius (1829-1893), a American Presbyterian missionary in China from 1854, had all but completed his book Demon Possession...

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23
Oct
2018

One Hundred Years of the Morrison Collection at the Tōyō Bunko (Oriental Library): Library, Museum, and Research

George E. Morrison Lecture

Presenter(s): HAMASHITA Takeshi

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In October 1917, the collection of the Asiatic Library in Beijing, founded by G. E. Morrison, arrived in Tokyo. In the...

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18
Oct
2018

The politics of (in-)justice in contemporary China

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Elisa Nesossi

Since the early 2000s, the Chinese discourse on law and justice has become associated with accounts of miscarriages of justice. Disclosure of such cases...

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17
Oct
2018

China Love

Film screening

China Love Trailer from Media Stockade on Vimeo.

2018, 1hr 26min Directed by Olivia Martin Mgguire Shanghainese, Mandarin, Korean and English, Australia

China Love takes us on a...

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