Past events

27
Aug
2012

China and the Remaking of International Norms

Seminar

Presenter(s): Dr Katherine Morton, Department of International Relations, ANU

The question of how China is likely to shape the future trajectory of global governance is now of fundamental importance to...

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20
Jun
2012

Reinventing the Manchus: An Imperial People in Post-Imperial China

Public Lecture

Presenter(s): Professor Mark Elliott

The 73rd George E Morrison Lecture With the 1911 overthrow of the Qing dynasty (1644-1911), many predicted that the dynasty’s ethnic founders, the Manchus, would...

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01
Mar
2012

Two-day workshop: Television, Power and Ideology in Post-Socialist China

Workshop

Presenter(s): Dr Geng Song, ANU and Dr Ruoyun Bai, University of Toronto

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This two-day workshop will bring together a small group of leading and...

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13
Oct
2011

In Xanadu: Towards a Translation Archive

Seminar

Presenter(s): Professor John Minford

In translation studies, and in the teaching of translation worldwide, there is a frustrating gulf between theory and practice. Theoreticians seldom practice, holding...

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11
Oct
2011

The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society: A barefoot view of Chinese History

Seminar

Presenter(s): Professor David Faure Chinese University of Hong Kong

Since the 1980s, I have been fortunate to have been working with a group of people who believe that Chinese history has to be written not...

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09
Aug
2011

The Study of Chinese Politics in the United States: A Field in Transition

Seminar

Presenter(s): Prof Richard Baum

About the Speaker

Richard Baum is Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Political Science at UCLA and Director Emeritus of the UCLA Center for Chinese Studies. His books...

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12
Jul
2011

CSAA Conference 2011

The 12th Biennial Conference of the Chinese Studies Association of Australia will be hosted at the ANU July 13-15, 2011. The CSAA's biennial conference welcomes papers on any aspect of Chinese studies. Panel submissions...

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01
Mar
2011

Chinese Nation-Building as, instead of and before Globalization

Seminar

Presenter(s): Dr Andy Kipnis

In this era of “globalization”, nation building has been a relatively neglected topic by anthropologists. In this essay, he uses Thomas Erikesen’s textbook, Globalization, as a...

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04
Feb
2011

The 'Inner Revolution': Culturing Psychotherapy, Transforming Selfhood in Postsocialist China

Seminar

Presenter(s): Prof. Li Zhang, Professor of Anthropology, University of California-Davis

About the Speaker

Li Zhang is a professor of anthropology at the University of California-Davis and a 2008 Guggenheim...

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