Past events

13
Nov
2013

The Golden Tomb: Du Jun (1611-1687) and Nanjing during the Ming-Qing Transition

Presenter(s): Zhu Yayun

In Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, the British playwright Tom Stoppard looked at the familiar tragedy of Hamlet from the wings, taking as his point of focus the fate of a pair of...

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12
Nov
2013

Carl Schmitt in Contemporary PRC Legal Philosophy

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Flora Sapio

Western epistemologies of Chinese law are shaped by aporetic ideas of law and legality as absolute values in themselves and means to an end, and driven by a quest...

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07
Nov
2013

Violence as Development: land expropriation and China’s urbanization

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Sally Sargeson

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Explanations of the violence occurring during land expropriation in China predominantly centre on competing actors’ efforts to capture,...

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05
Nov
2013

Village self-government and representation in China

PSC Seminar

Presenter(s): Dr Tamara Jacka

According to recent law, villages in China are “self-governed” by villager committees, whose members are elected by villagers and held accountable to villager assemblies and...

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31
Oct
2013

China story yearbook 2013: civilising China

Book Launch

The Australian Centre on China in the World would will launch China Story Yearbook 2013: Civilising China with the The Hon. Judi Moylan.

Drinks and reception from 5:30pm

Launch from 6:00pm to 7:...

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24
Oct
2013

Imperialism, industrialisation and war: the role of ideas in China's Japan policy, 1949-1965

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Amy King

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Contemporary Sino-Japanese relations are scarred by the legacy of the Second World War (known in China as the “War of Resistance against Japan...

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17
Oct
2013

Devils on the Doorstep 鬼子来了

Asia and the Pacific Screens

Director Jiang Wen 姜文

2000, 139 mins

Chinese with English subtitles

During the last years of Sino-Japanese War, a Chinese villager becomes responsible for the lives of...

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10
Oct
2013

Opiate of the Masses with Chinese Characteristics: Recent Chinese Scholarship on Socialism and the Future of Religion

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Thomas DuBois

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It is tempting to think of the Communist Party of China as being axiomatically opposed to religion. In its six decades, the People’s...

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01
Oct
2013

A Fate at Fifty

ANU Library Public Lecture

Presenter(s): Geremie R. Barmé

As part of the on-going R.G. Menzies Library 50th Anniversary celebrations,  China historian Professor Geremie R. Barmé, reflects on his forty-year...

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26
Sep
2013

An alternative modernity: the lives of Terry Hu and C. C. Wang and the historical development of the new age in Taiwan

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Paul Farrelly

Terry Hu 胡茵夢/胡因夢 and C.C. Wang 王季慶 were the two most influential proponents of New Age religion in late twentieth century Taiwan. Hu's translations of the Indian...

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