Past events

18
May
2018

Culture and Political Change in Contemporary Taiwan

CIW Conference

Registration essential

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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16
Apr
2018

The story of Chinese prosperity

Panel Discussion and Book Launch

Presenter(s): Jane Golley, Linda Jaivin, and Merriden Varrall

“Prosperity” has been a significant theme in several of President Xi Jinping’s major speeches over the past year, both...

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10
Apr
2018

Roundtable Discussion: Recent changes in governance and the law in the PRC and Taiwan

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Various speakers

In this roundtable the speakers will offer perspectives on recent changes in governance and the law under Xi Jinping in the PRC and in Taiwan. The discussion...

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09
Apr
2018

One Movement, Two Nationalisms: Change in Hong Kong’s democracy movement

PhD Thesis Proposal review

Presenter(s): Benjamin Garvey

Hong Kong’s democracy movement has been in flux in recent years as optimism about the likelihood of China’s liberalisation has dissipated and as...

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06
Apr
2018

Illustrated classics: Confucian learning and its pictorial trend in the Song

PhD Mid-Term Review

Presenter(s): Yang Qin

The group of classics known as the Four Books and Five Classics 四書五經 has long formed the cornerstone of Confucian classical learning. Among the piles of...

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