Past events

13
Oct
2016

A Japanese Moment in the Globalisation of Contemporary Chinese Art?

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Olivier Krischer

[Above: Cai Guo-Qiang (far right) preparing part of his artwork for the ‘Exceptional Passage’ exhibition, Fukuoka, 1991. Image courtesy Fei Dawei and...

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04
Oct
2016

Reconstructing Realities: Aesthetics, Politics, and Photography Groups in China, 1970s and 1980s

MTR Seminar

Presenter(s): CHEN Shuxia

Venue: The Aquarium (Room 108), China in the World Building (188), Fellows Lane, ANU

In 1979, a group of young photography enthusiasts in Beijing formed one of the...

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29
Sep
2016

Sima Qian and the Authorship of History in Traditional China

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Esther Klein

What did it mean to be the author of a history in traditional China? Readers’ responses to Sima Qian 司馬遷 (b.145 BCE), arguably the best-known historical...

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08
Sep
2016

Forget Chineseness: On the Geopolitics of Cultural Identification

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Allen Chun

This talk is an overview of an upcoming book. Despite its similarity to the title of an essay published in 1996, the book argues on the one hand that prevailing...

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06
Sep
2016

CANCELLED: Be mindful of each bowl of rice: democracy, development and Taiwan's reconciliation with its history

ANU Library Public Lecture; CIW Public Lecture

Presenter(s): Dr Mark Harrison

Due to unforeseeable circumstances, this lecture will be postponed to a later date (TBA). Apologies for any inconvenience.   Registration...

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01
Sep
2016

A Tale of Blood and Fur: the Life of Production on the Hulunbuir Grasslands

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Thomas DuBois

Located in the north of Inner Mongolia, the Hulunbuir grasslands are a major producer of horses, sheep and cattle. Based on archival and field research conducted...

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25
Aug
2016

China as Crypto-Colony: A Critical Approach to ‘National Culture’

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Michael Herzfeld

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Using examples drawn from the fields of religion and heritage studies and also from his recent encounters with Chinese academia, the...

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16
Aug
2016

Who Shapes the European Union’s China Policy?

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Rebecca Fabrizi and HE Mr Sem Fabrizi

Over the past decade, the European Union has developed a number of significant mechanisms for managing its foreign, economic and...

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11
Aug
2016

China’s Urban Frontiers: the City as Borderland

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Timothy Oakes

This paper will explore urban space as a borderland in China. While China’s borders are typically conceived as the hard edges that bound the territorial...

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10
Aug
2016

Days of Being Wild 阿飛正傳

Asia and the Pacific Screens

1990, 94mins, Hong Kong Directed by Wong Kar-wai 王家衛Cantonese with English subtitles

Set in 1960s Hong Kong, Yuddy is a playboy heartbreaker who displays suave control of the...

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