Past events

10
Nov
2016

Narratives of Labour Activism in China

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Ivan Franceschini

Activists working for Chinese labour NGOs often face repression by the party-state, suspicions by the workers and criticisms by foreign donors. In...

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09
Nov
2016

One Belt One Road and the Sino-Australian Relationship

ANU Public Lecture

Presenter(s): Li Zhaoxing

In this talk, Mr Li Zhaoxing will discuss China’s One Belt One Road Initiative (OBOR) and the Sino-Australian relationship. OBOR refers to the ‘Silk Road Economic...

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03
Nov
2016

Kaili Blues 路边的野餐

Asia and the Pacific Screens

2015, 110mins, China Directed by Bi Gan 毕赣Mandarin Chinese with English subtitles

Bi Gan’s brilliant directorial debut is an audacious work that announces a new filmmaking...

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03
Nov
2016

The Grassroots Turmoil in China’s Cultural Revolution: A Half-Century Perspective

George E. Morrison Lecture

Presenter(s): Jonathan Unger

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After Mao launched the Cultural Revolution in 1966, vast numbers of students, workers, peasants and other...

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27
Oct
2016

China as a Polar Great Power

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Anne-Marie Brady

In the last five years China has emerged as a member of the unique club of nations who are powerful at both poles. Polar states are global giants,...

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26
Oct
2016

New Castle 新堡

Asia and the Pacific Screens

2010, 112mins, China Directed by Guo Hengqi 郭恒奇Mandarin Chinese with English subtitles

Guo Hengqi’s New Castle is an unflinching documentary of the changes wrought by...

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26
Oct
2016

Living on E-Commerce: The Politics and Ethics of E-Trading in a Chinese City

PhD Mid-Term Review

Presenter(s): QIAN Linliang

Venue: Library, China in the World Building (188), Fellows Lane, Acton

Based on one-year fieldwork in the city of Yiwu, an emergent e-...

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24
Oct
2016

Be Mindful of Each Bowl of Rice: Democracy, Development and Taiwan’s Reconciliation with its History

ANU Library Public Lecture and CIW Public Lecture

Presenter(s): Mark Harrison

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Nearly thirty years after transition to...

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23
Oct
2016

Behemoth 悲兮魔兽

Asia and the Pacific Screens

2015, 95 minutes, China Directed by Zhao Liang 赵亮Mandarin Chinese with English subtitles

Zhao Liang’s most recent film Behemoth combines a poetic apocalyptic vision with...

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20
Oct
2016

Reconciling Status: China and the Dilemma of Intervention at the UN Security Council, 2000 – 2015

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Courtney J. Fung

What explains China's varied response at the UN Security Council to the issue of intervention? Over recent years, China has acquiesced in and supported...

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