Past events

26
Aug
2013

Religion and Locality in the Chinese World

CIW Workshop

This workshop will explore histories of how religion is created, transmitted, embodied and changed in specific locations in late imperial, modern and contemporary China and Taiwan. Taking not only temples,...

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26
Aug
2013

In search of Shakyamuni’s scriptures – the formation of modern buddhist studies and Sino-Japanese exchange

Public Lecture

Presenter(s): Professor Chen Jidong

From the second half of the 18th century to the first half of the 19th century, Westerners “discovered” that Buddhism was the shared faith of many Asian regions....

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26
Aug
2013

Four models of imperialism, a materialist perspective

Pacific & Asian History seminar

Presenter(s): Thomas DuBois, Department of Pacific and Asian History, School of Culture, History and Language, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University

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20
Aug
2013

Sinospace: China’s internet nationalism and Sino-Japanese relations

PSC Seminar

Presenter(s): Matthew Thompson

Abstract

Western commentators believed the internet signaled the beginning of the end for China’s authoritarian one-party regime.  Bill Clinton declared that China...

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15
Aug
2013

Contending the urban: how local rural elites are shaping the process of urbanisation

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Luigi Tomba

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Despite attempts by the central government to preserve arable land, in 2012 income generated by land conversion in China increased by 46.6...

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14
Aug
2013

Partners in Influence: how Australia and China relate through science

CIW Annual Lecture

Presenter(s): Professor Ian Chubb AO

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Complementary research priorities and shared challenges means Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is an important...

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08
Aug
2013

Researching contemporary Chinese christianity: (mis)conceptions and revelations

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Gerda Wielander

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Based on recent research on contemporary Chinese Christianity, this talk puts the role Christian thought and belief plays in China's...

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25
Jul
2013

Of corpsely chaos and necropolitical order: or, who really ruled the roost in 1730s China?

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Helen Dunstan

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This talk is inspired by Jack Birns’s haunting photographs of employees of Chinese burial charities collecting child corpses in the...

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27
Jun
2013

The Pleasures of Friendship

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Michael Nylan

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To try to speak of the pleasures of intimate friendship as portrayed in early and middle-period writings in classical Chinese is an...

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27
Jun
2013

Xin (living up to one’s word) in the Lunyu: a relational and longitudinal account

Public Seminar

Presenter(s): Associate Professor Karyn Lai, Philosophy, UNSW

Xin (living up to one’s word) in the Lunyu has often been explained in terms of its ideogrammic composites, to symbolise a person standing...

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