Past events

09
Oct
2018

Empire, Law and Identity: Immigration and Naturalization under Tang Law

Mid Term Review PhD Seminar

Presenter(s): Victor Fong

Ethnic conflicts and identity politics have captured global attention in recent years, with heated debates over how to define ‘us’ and ‘others’, and how to...

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08
Oct
2018

Youth for a New Taiwan: Music, Media and New Politics

Mid Term Review Seminar

Presenter(s): Graeme Read

The research project examines the rise of youth activism in Taiwan from the 2014 sunflower student movement period and into the first term of Tsai Ing-wen’s...

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08
Oct
2018

‘We’ll Save Ourselves’: Reflexivity and Modernity in Taiwan’s Contemporary Student Movements

Final Oral Presentation Seminar

Presenter(s): Rowena Ebsworth

Between March 18 and April 10 2014 a group of student activists led thousands of protesters as they occupied the Legislative Yuan and surrounding...

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03
Oct
2018

Remaking Chinese hard power: the rebirth of the People's Liberation Army

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Adam Ni

Since 2015, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) has undergone the most sweeping and comprehensive transformation since at least the 1960s. This is driven largely...

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20
Sep
2018

New perspectives on Neolithic cloth production in the Yangzi Valley, 7000 BP

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Judith Cameron

The site of Tianluoshan 田螺山, near present-day Yuyao, Zhejiang, is significant in archaeology for producing the earliest evidence for rice cultivation in the...

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16
Sep
2018

The Colours of Anthropology: A Visual Anthropology Exhibition

Exhibition

The Colours of Anthropology photography exhibition is an exploration of sensory ethnography with a particular focus on colour. It showcases the photographs of ANU anthropologists taken...

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14
Sep
2018

Opening Night — The Colours of Anthropology: A Visual Anthropology Exhibition

Exhibition Opening Night

The Colours of Anthropology photography exhibition is an exploration of sensory ethnography with a particular focus on colour. It showcases the photographs of ANU anthropologists taken...

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30
Aug
2018

CANCELLED — Learning to Fight a Modern War: Armed Forces in Nationalist China, 1928–1937

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Kwong Chi Man

Due to unforeseeable circumstances, this seminar has had to be cancelled. Apologies for any inconvenience.

This paper examines the ways in which...

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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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