Past events

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...

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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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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’...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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