Past events

13
Feb
2014

Paranoia Agent 妄想代理人

Asia and the Pacific Screens

Director Kon Satoshi 今敏

2005, three episodes

Japanese with English subtitles

A young woman appears to have been violently beaten by a mysterious assailant she believes...

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16
Jan
2014

Pietà 피에타

Asia and the Pacific Screens

Director Kim Ki-duk 김기덕

2012, 104 mins 

Korean with English subtitles

A young, solitary loan shark collects paybacks from customers with extreme brutality. While...

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22
Dec
2013

The Fashion of Writing Strange Characters in the Late Ming and Early Qing

Public Lecture

Presenter(s): Qianshen Bai

This lecture will discuss the phenomenon of writing strange characters in the periods of the late Ming and early Qing. It will set this phenomenon against its cultural and...

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19
Dec
2013

Dunhuang and Its Multilingual Community in Light of the Surviving Manuscripts

Public Lecture

Presenter(s): Imre Galambos

The Dunhuang manuscripts are an abundant source of primary material for the study of local society during the medieval period, especially the ninth and tenth centuries....

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17
Dec
2013

Making the Laozi More Daoist: ideological homogenization within an existing compilation

Public Lecture

Presenter(s): Matthias Richter

Early Chinese manuscript counterparts of the Laozi offer us a unique chance to observe how its compilation gradually emerged and assumed an increasingly stable form in...

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16
Dec
2013

The practice of history and China today: re-reading western scholarship

CIW Workshop

Venue: Woolloomooloo, Sydney

Tuesday 17 December

Morning session: 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

This is an initial discussion of how Levenson’s work is being understood and used today. All...

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12
Dec
2013

A2

Asia and the Pacific Screens

Director Mori Tatsuya 森達也

2001, 131 mins

Japanese with English subtitles

On March 20, 1995, members of Aum, a small Buddhist sect, released sarin gas into rush hour...

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11
Dec
2013

Contemporary Crises in the Asia-Pacific Towards a Post-US Hegemonic Era

Forum

This forum brings together leading scholars and writers to discuss some of the crises facing the Asia and Pacific region today. 

The year 2013 is coming to an end with Australia-Indonesia relations in...

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21
Nov
2013

The Australia-China Investment Relationship: law, governance and policy

Book Launch

The Australian Centre on China in the World (CIW), The University of Canberra and King & Wood, Mallesons invite you to the launch of:

Venue: King & Wood MallesonsLevel 5, NICTA Building B7...

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14
Nov
2013

When the Bough Breaks 危巢

Asia and the Pacific Screens

Director Ji Dan 季丹

2012, 144 mins

Chinese with English subtitles

One of the most important female filmmakers in China, Ji Dan spent three years following a migrant...

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