Past events

23
Aug
2018

Religious Groups, Varieties of Social Capital, and Contentious Collective Actions in Contemporary Rural China

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Yu Tao

Why do some religious groups in China challenge state power while others cooperate with the government? Drawing on national survey data and comparative case...

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23
Aug
2018

Medical Missionaries and the History of Asian Christianity: Pre-WWII Hong Kong as a case study

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Man-kong Wong

This seminar will give an account of the work done by medical missionaries in pre-WWII Hong Kong. It will show that these medical missions held...

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09
Aug
2018

Debt Disputes and Trade Routes: Jiaozhi Merchants in Eastern Han Changsha

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Zhang Zhaoyang

Jiaozhi, in present-day northern Vietnam, lay at the southern frontier of the Han Empire (206 BC-220 AD). A lack of textual records has long since...

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26
Jul
2018

Xinjiang: China’s troubled frontier region

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): David Brophy, Tom Cliff, Anna Hayes, James Leibold, and Michael Clarke

*/ The present-day region of Xinjiang has long stood in a complex relationship with successive...

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13
Jul
2018

Opening night: newly discovered photographs of Beijing, 1900–1902

Gallery exhibition

Presenter(s): Richard Rigby

The photographs of Beijing in this exhibition were taken in 1901 and 1902 shortly after the end of the Boxer Uprising 義和團運動. They come from an album in the...

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12
Jul
2018

Neutrality and Collaboration in an 'East Asian Casablanca': Sino-Portuguese Relations and Macau, 1937-1945

CHL Seminar

Presenter(s): Helena F. S. Lopes

Abstract

In recent years, the Second World War in China has attracted considerable scholarly attention. This paper seeks to explore the intersection of...

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06
Jul
2018

Masculinizing Jianghu Spaces: Homosociality, Nationalism, and Chineseness

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Geng Song

Jianghu 江湖 (rivers and lakes) refers to the imagined spatial arena in Chinese literature and culture that is parallel to, or sometimes in a tangential...

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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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