Past events

23
Mar
2017

China’s Penal Change and Development: An Examination of Neoliberal Penality Thesis in the Chinese Context

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Li Enshen

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The neoliberal penality thesis links recent penal shifts toward punitiveness and managerialism to market liberalisation that has...

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21
Mar
2017

The Origins and Dynamics of Crony Capitalism in China: Insights from Prosecuted Cases of Collusive Corruption

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Pei Minxin

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Corruption in the post-Tiananmen era exhibits distinct characteristics not found in the 1980s, such as astronomical sums of money...

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08
Mar
2017

Live from UB

Film screening

2015, 82mins, Mongolia and USA Directed by Lauren Knapp Mongolian with English Subtitles

Live from UB explores the small but vibrant rock scene in Mongolia’s capital, Ulaanbaatar (also...

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05
Mar
2017

‘Til Madness Do Us Part 疯爱

Asia and the Pacific Screens

2013, 228 mins, China Directed by Wang Bing 王兵Mandarin Chinese with English subtitles

For twelve months of the year, fifty men are locked on one floor of an isolated asylum,...

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22
Feb
2017

Film as Ethnography Workshop

Presenter(s): Gu Tao, Natasha Fijn, Ivan Franceschini

This roundtable discussion considers documentary filmmaking as a form of ethnographic observation and fieldwork uncannily close, but also different, from the...

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22
Feb
2017

The Last Moose of Aoluguya 犴达罕

Asia and the Pacific Screens

2013, 99 mins, China Directed by Gu Tao 顾桃Mandarin Chinese with English subtitles

Gu Tao has spent the past decade documenting the life worlds of the Ewenki people in northeast...

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19
Feb
2017

Dersu Uzala

Asia and the Pacific Screens

1975, 144 mins, Soviet Union and Japan Directed by Akira Kurosawa 黒澤明Russian and Japanese with English subtitles

Against a backdrop of the treacherous mountains, rivers and icy...

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17
Feb
2017

Bigger, weaker, worse: size maximisation and implications for capital returns in Chinese state-owned enterprises

Seminar

Presenter(s): Paul Hubbard, Crawford School, ANU.

Based on a large scale survey of Chinese industrial enterprises, including over 16,000 state-owned enterprises, Paul Hubbard presents preliminary findings on...

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09
Feb
2017

Surveying the Quality of Life in Wuhan City

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Zhou Changcheng

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This presentation will, first of all, summarise the development and current situation of research on the quality of life  in...

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02
Feb
2017

The History of Ethnography in Lingnan

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Catherine Churchman

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Research on the history of the Tai-speaking peoples of Lingnan has tended to concentrate on historical justifications for...

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