Past events

23
Feb
2018

Regulating foreign direct investment in resource-dependent African countries: the case of Chinese investments in Zambia's copper mining sector

PhD Final Presentation

Presenter(s): Beyongo Mukete

Zambian president, Edgar Lungu and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. Credit: African News

China is currently Africa's largest trading and investment partner....

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22
Feb
2018

The Chinese economy: long-term structural shifts and policy implications

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Song Ligang

This presentation discusses the experience of Chinese economic growth in the past forty years (1978–2017). It assesses the outcomes and policy implications...

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14
Feb
2018

Telling Tales: A Look Inside the Asia Pacific Map Collection

Presenter(s): Professor Nick Evans

The College of Asia and the Pacific invites you to the opening of Telling Tales: A Look Inside the Asia-Pacific Map Collection, an exhibition that celebrates the generous maps...

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14
Feb
2018

Bid'ah Cinta

Asia and the Pacific Screens

2017, 128 minutes, Indonesia Directed by Nurman HakimIndonesian with English subtitles

Bid'ah Cinta is the third in Nurman Hakim’s trilogy of films concerning Islam in...

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01
Feb
2018

Chinese Military Modernization and the Origins of Warlordism, 1895-1915

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Clemens Büttner

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After the First Sino-Japanese War (1894-95), Chinese military modernization focussed on the professionalization of military education...

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25
Jan
2018

Making money in the name of nurturing Dao: the religious business of Longhushan Daoist Complex and its legitimacy

PhD Mid-Term Review

Presenter(s): XIE Shengjin

Venue: CIW Library, Building 188, Fellows Lane

For centuries prior to 1949, it had been a common practice for Longhushan Daoist Complex (LDC) to provide...

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17
Jan
2018

Pursuing a Chinese Dream: Arab Entrepreneurs in Eastern China

PhD Mid-Term Review

Presenter(s): Wen Meizhen

Since the late 1990s, the city of Yiwu, Zhejiang province, has become an increasingly popular business destination for Arab entrepreneurs from the Middle East and North...

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17
Jan
2018

Sacralising Jiangnan: Constructing Daoist geography in medieval China, or Sima Chengzhen and his fudi system in the Jiangnan area

PhD Mid-Term Review

Presenter(s): Chen Jingjing

In 711, after the Daoist Cavern Mystery ordination for two princesses, Emperor Ruizong planned to establish two Daoist observatories in Chang’an for his two daughters...

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17
Dec
2017

Blood, Phlegm, Bile, and Qi: Bodily Fluids in Chinese and European Medicine

CIW Public Lecture

Presenter(s): Various speakers

Registration essential

No matter whether we deal with academic or popular discourse, Chinese medicine is usually described as ‘energetic medicine’...

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