Past events

05
May
2014

Voice and Guzheng performance by Wu Fei

Concert

This lunchtime music performance by Wu Fei will include selection from the Chinese canon, kunqu opera (昆曲), Beijing chaqu’er (插曲儿), contemporary composition and improvisation.

Venue: The Gallery, China in...

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02
May
2014

Beijing unfurling the landscape exhibition opening

Exhibition Opening

Presenter(s): Gael Newton & Lois Conner

 

 

 

 

The Australian Centre on China in the...

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01
May
2014

Beijing: Unfurling the Landscape

Exhibition

In her thirty years of work in China, photographer Lois Conner's vision and creative method bring to sites both modern and ancient the sense of an eternity captured in a moment. Her work illuminates a Chinese...

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01
May
2014

Morning Sun 八九点钟的太阳

Asia and the Pacific Screens

Directed by Carma Hinton, Geremie R. Barmé, Richard Gordon

Written by Geremie R. Barmé, Carma Hinton

2003, 117 minutes

English with Chinese subtitles

Morning Sun ...

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23
Apr
2014

The industrial revolution of the book: cheap print and new readers

Conference

Presenter(s): Professor James Raven

This public lecture explores the industrial revolution in book production that was experienced worldwide in the nineteenth century. Professor James Raven will highlight...

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23
Apr
2014

Reading Dickens

Conference

Presenter(s): Professor Lydia Wevers

In this public lecture, Lydia Wevers explores the ways in which communal identity is formed around a writer's works. Particular reference is made to evidence of reding...

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22
Apr
2014

Reading and writing communities in the trenches 1914-1918

Conference

Presenter(s): Professor Martyn Lyons

38 years ago Paul Fussell, in The Great War and Modern Memory, examined the literary dimensions of the First World War for British combatants. Fussell was primarily...

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22
Apr
2014

Reading communities and the circulation of print: Australia, China, and Britain in the 19th Century

Conference

China in the World Building (188), Fellows Lane, ANU

This conference will investigate the production, circulation and consumption of printed material in Australia, China, and Britain in the long 19th...

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03
Apr
2014

The art of regret

Asia and the Pacific Screens

(2007, 59 minutes)

In China photography is sometimes known as ‘the art of regret’...regret for what might be and for what is lost. The film examines photographic practices in the city...

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27
Mar
2014

Beyond the Frontier: cultural politics and regional identity in Yunnan Province

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Gary Sigley

For much of its history as part of the People’s Republic of China, Yunnan Province has been regarded as ‘backward’ (luohou 落后). Yunnan was a highly undesirable...

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