Past events

12
Mar
2014

In conversation: how has Asia been imagined, represented and transferred across boundaries?

Book Launch

How has Asia been imagined, represented and transferred both literally and visually across linguistic, geopolitical and cultural boundaries?

Asia Through Art and Anthropology: Cultural Translation...

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06
Mar
2014

Wild Rose 野玫瑰

Asia and the Pacific Screens

Presenter(s): Richard Meyer

 

Wild Rose (1932) is one of the earliest leftist films made in Shanghai, starring Wang Renmei and Jin Yan, two prominant actors active in Shanghai...

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05
Mar
2014

Unrest in Tibet: understanding the post-2008 wave of protest and conflict

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Ben Hilman

Since riots engulfed Lhasa in the spring of 2008 the Tibetan Plateau has been a hotbed of ethnic unrest. Many hundreds of people have died as victims of ethnic-...

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27
Feb
2014

Puer Tea - author Jinghong Zhang in conversation with Andrew Walker

Book Launch

Join author Jinghong Zhang with Professor Andrew Walker in a conversation on the recent Puer tea fad in China

From cottage creation to international industry, follow the rise, climax and crash of the...

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27
Feb
2014

What the Emperor Needed to Know about the Three Kingdoms Era: Historiography and Fiction from the Southern Song to the mid Ming (12th to 16th centuries)

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Anne MacLaren

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In the waning years of the Ming dynasty, a eunuch-official in charge of the court library decried the sad and decrepit state of the...

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25
Feb
2014

In search of safe food in China

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Josephine Smart

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This paper will try to use the ongoing and spreading concerns about food safety in China as a lens through which discourses of moral...

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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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