ANU China Seminar Series
Presenter(s): Christian Goebel
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Information technologies are often regarded as 'liberation technologies' (Larry Diamond), because mobile phones and the Internet...
Presenter(s): Lou Chunhao
The Indian Ocean region (IOR) is becoming increasingly significant in the world arena, with the United States, India and China as the most important stake-holders. Though there...
Presenter(s): Dr David A. Palmer
This talk will examine the production of sacrality in the context of globalization, through the case of encounters between international spiritual tourists and...
In search of Shakyamuni’s scriptures – the formation of modern buddhist studies and Sino-Japanese exchange
Presenter(s): Professor Chen Jidong
From the second half of the 18th century to the first half of the 19th century, Westerners “discovered” that Buddhism was the shared faith of many Asian regions....
Pacific & Asian History seminar
Presenter(s): Thomas DuBois, Department of Pacific and Asian History, School of Culture, History and Language, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University
Presenter(s): Matthew Thompson
Western commentators believed the internet signaled the beginning of the end for China’s authoritarian one-party regime. Bill Clinton declared that China...