Past events

13
Jun
2013

Fortune Teller 算命

China Stories: Independent Films from China

A documentary film by Xu Tong 徐童, 2010, 128 min

Mandarin Chinese with English subtitlesFree and open to the public  

Li Baicheng is a charismatic fortune teller...

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02
May
2013

Xiong Shili’s Understanding of Ti and Yong

Seminar

Presenter(s): SANG Yu

Ti and yong constitutes one of the key conceptual polarities in Chinese philosophy over the past two millennia. This conceptual polarity has been continually developing throughout this...

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26
Apr
2013

Mao, the CCP, and American China-policy: An overview from Yanan years until now

Public Lecture

Presenter(s): Professor Ross Terrill

The lecture discusses the repeated changes in American approaches to the CCP since Edgar Snow met Mao in a cave in 1936. Each decade brought its new American-...

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15
Mar
2013

A Ghost in the Text? Reflections on a Marginal Figure in Ancient Chinese Literature

Seminar

Presenter(s): Oliver Weingarten (Masaryk University)

This talk will present an analysis of pre- and early imperial sources on Yan Zhuoju, a man who was reportedly associated with Confucius’s circle but...

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30
Oct
2012

Lessons from Mount Lu: China and Cross-Cultural Understanding

Public Lecture

Presenter(s): Professor Zhang Longxi

Su Shi, one of China’s greatest poets, has a simple but famous poem on viewing Mount Lu as presenting different images when seen from different perspectives....

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22
Oct
2012

Red Rock: The Long, Strange March of Chinese Rock & Roll

Seminar

Presenter(s): Jonathan Campbell

About the author : Jonathan Campbell lived in Beijing from 2000-2010, spending much of that time in the local rock scene as drummer, chronicler, booster, agent and more. His...

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04
Sep
2012

Australia-China Ties: In Search of Political Trust

Discussion

Presenter(s): Linda Jakobson and Peter Van Ness

THIS DISCUSSION HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Linda Jakobson and Peter Van Ness will discuss the key issues raised by the recent Lowy Institute policy brief...

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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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