Past events

12
Jun
2018

Xiong Shili's Understanding of Reality and Function during the Period between 1920 and 1937

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Sang Yu

Xiong Shili 熊十力 (1885–1968) was one of the most influential Chinese philosophers of the twentieth century. He is generally considered a founding figure of New...

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07
Jun
2018

Translating the Naked Body: the Nudist Movement in Early Twentieth Century China

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Craig A. Smith

In the early twentieth century, East Asian intellectuals encountered new knowledge from the West, which they often adapted to fit existing vocabularies...

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31
May
2018

Country Roads: China's Economic Statecraft Across Asia and Europe

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): James Reilly

Never in world history has one government had so much control over so much wealth. China's socialist legacy, augmented by its state-led development model,...

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19
May
2018

Metal Politics: From Stage to Congress

CIW Public Lecture

Presenter(s): Freddy Tshiong-tso Lim

Freddy once said, "politics and music...

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18
May
2018

Culture and Political Change in Contemporary Taiwan

CIW Conference

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The official end of Martial Law in 1987 marked a significant moment in Taiwan’s process of democratization and the consequent period of rapid change. Now, thirty years...

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17
May
2018

On the ground in the Taiwan Sunflower and Hong Kong Umbrella Movements

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Ian Rowen

In 2014, the Sunflower Movement started as a youth-led protest against the near-passage of a trade deal between Taiwan and China. This sparked a 24-day...

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10
May
2018

Universal Values and Chinese Characteristics: A Perspective through the Revival of Confucianism in China Today

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Hoyt Tillman

The interactions and tensions between Western and Chinese ideas and values have a long and complex history. In recent years, however, hostility in China to...

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03
May
2018

Enterprising Chinese Australians in the early 20th century: capital, sociability, and diaspora nationalism

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Kuo Mei-fen

 

Research literature on contemporary entrepreneurship among overseas Chinese tends to focus on how individual Chinese migrants adjust to their host...

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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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