Past events

06
Mar
2018

Living on e-commerce: the politics and ethics of e-trading in a Chinese city

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Qian Linliang

The expansion of the e-commerce economy has given individual Chinese e-traders new opportunities to generate wealth and cultural capital, and to achieve...

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02
Mar
2018

Understanding China’s Belt and Road Initiative

CHL Flaghsip Event

Presenter(s): Peter Cai

China’s Belt and Road Initiative is one of President Xi’s most ambitious foreign and economic policies. It aims to strengthen Beijing’s economic leadership through a vast...

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23
Feb
2018

Regulating foreign direct investment in resource-dependent African countries: the case of Chinese investments in Zambia's copper mining sector

PhD Final Presentation

Presenter(s): Beyongo Mukete

Zambian president, Edgar Lungu and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. Credit: African News

China is currently Africa's largest trading and investment partner....

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22
Feb
2018

The Chinese economy: long-term structural shifts and policy implications

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Song Ligang

This presentation discusses the experience of Chinese economic growth in the past forty years (1978–2017). It assesses the outcomes and policy implications...

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14
Feb
2018

Telling Tales: A Look Inside the Asia Pacific Map Collection

Presenter(s): Professor Nick Evans

The College of Asia and the Pacific invites you to the opening of Telling Tales: A Look Inside the Asia-Pacific Map Collection, an exhibition that celebrates the generous maps...

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14
Feb
2018

Bid'ah Cinta

Asia and the Pacific Screens

2017, 128 minutes, Indonesia Directed by Nurman HakimIndonesian with English subtitles

Bid'ah Cinta is the third in Nurman Hakim’s trilogy of films concerning Islam in...

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01
Feb
2018

Chinese Military Modernization and the Origins of Warlordism, 1895-1915

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Clemens Büttner

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After the First Sino-Japanese War (1894-95), Chinese military modernization focussed on the professionalization of military...

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25
Jan
2018

Making money in the name of nurturing Dao: the religious business of Longhushan Daoist Complex and its legitimacy

PhD Mid-Term Review

Presenter(s): XIE Shengjin

Venue: CIW Library, Building 188, Fellows Lane

For centuries prior to 1949, it had been a common practice for Longhushan Daoist Complex (LDC) to provide...

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17
Jan
2018

Pursuing a Chinese Dream: Arab Entrepreneurs in Eastern China

PhD Mid-Term Review

Presenter(s): Wen Meizhen

Since the late 1990s, the city of Yiwu, Zhejiang province, has become an increasingly popular business destination for Arab entrepreneurs from the Middle East and North...

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