Past events

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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13
Nov
2013

Detention and the problem of deprivation of liberty in China today

CIW Workshop

The power to deprive persons of their liberty is a defining power of the state that most states agree must be used lawfully and proportionately independent from external sociocultural and political...

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13
Nov
2013

The Golden Tomb: Du Jun (1611-1687) and Nanjing during the Ming-Qing Transition

Presenter(s): Zhu Yayun

In Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, the British playwright Tom Stoppard looked at the familiar tragedy of Hamlet from the wings, taking as his point of focus the fate of a pair of...

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12
Nov
2013

Carl Schmitt in Contemporary PRC Legal Philosophy

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Flora Sapio

Western epistemologies of Chinese law are shaped by aporetic ideas of law and legality as absolute values in themselves and means to an end, and driven by a quest...

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07
Nov
2013

Violence as Development: land expropriation and China’s urbanization

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Sally Sargeson

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Explanations of the violence occurring during land expropriation in China predominantly centre on competing actors’ efforts to capture...

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