Past events

15
Aug
2013

Contending the urban: how local rural elites are shaping the process of urbanisation

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Luigi Tomba

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Despite attempts by the central government to preserve arable land, in 2012 income generated by land conversion in China increased by 46....

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14
Aug
2013

Partners in Influence: how Australia and China relate through science

CIW Annual Lecture

Presenter(s): Professor Ian Chubb AO

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Complementary research priorities and shared challenges means Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is an important...

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08
Aug
2013

Researching contemporary Chinese christianity: (mis)conceptions and revelations

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Gerda Wielander

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Based on recent research on contemporary Chinese Christianity, this talk puts the role Christian thought and belief plays in China's...

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25
Jul
2013

Of corpsely chaos and necropolitical order: or, who really ruled the roost in 1730s China?

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Helen Dunstan

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This talk is inspired by Jack Birns’s haunting photographs of employees of Chinese burial charities collecting child corpses in the...

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27
Jun
2013

The Pleasures of Friendship

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Michael Nylan

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To try to speak of the pleasures of intimate friendship as portrayed in early and middle-period writings in classical Chinese is an...

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27
Jun
2013

Xin (living up to one’s word) in the Lunyu: a relational and longitudinal account

Public Seminar

Presenter(s): Associate Professor Karyn Lai, Philosophy, UNSW

Xin (living up to one’s word) in the Lunyu has often been explained in terms of its ideogrammic composites, to symbolise a person...

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26
Jun
2013

The 74th George E Morrison lecture - new perspectives on Han urban life

George E. Morrison Lecture

Presenter(s): Professor (Ms) Michael Nylan, University of California, Berkeley

Michael Nylan’s public lecture, New Perspectives on Han Urban Life, focuses on the evidence at hand for...

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26
Jun
2013

A preliminary reading of the text of “All Things Flow and Form” (Fan Wu Liu Xing) in the Shanghai museum collection of the chu bamboo manuscripts of the warring states period

Public Seminar

Presenter(s): Dr Shirley Chan, Chinese Studies, Macquarie University

This seminarargues that cosmological thought in the Warring States period was a multi-faceted discourse embedded with various...

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26
Jun
2013

What moves where, when? : information questions in old chinese

Public Seminar

Presenter(s): Dr Derek Herforth, Sydney

This seminar presents a new understanding of information-question constructions  in Old Chinese. By presenting a re-interpretation of certain early passages,...

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23
Jun
2013

New Voices Competition: ‘Australia, let’s talk about China’

Australia-China Agenda 2013

The Australian Centre on China in the World (CIW) invites Australian citizens and residents who are students or who have completed an undergraduate degree within the last three years to...

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