Past events

11
Nov
2017

Opening Day—Silent Witnesses: An exhibition of sculptures by Martin Rowney

Exhibition Opening

Presenter(s): Martin Rowney

One of the first buildings to be constructed by the Australian National University, the John Curtin School of Medical Research was a place of significant medical...

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09
Nov
2017

The 19th Party Congress: What will Xi Jinping use his power for?

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Professor Willy Lam

 

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The just-held 19th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has conferred President Xi Jinping with...

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08
Nov
2017

Tracing the Lines of Justice and the Spectacle of Law in Postwar Japan and China

Hosted by the ANU Japan Institute and the Australian Centre on China in the World

Presenter(s): Barak Kushner, Reader, Modern Japanese History, University of Cambridge

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06
Nov
2017

Postwar Japanese women in South Korea:Between repatriation and returning home

ANU Japan and Korea Institute Seminar

Presenter(s): Associate Professor Hyun Mooam, Hokkaido University

Registration is free and essential on Eventbrite. 

By the Collapse of the empire of Japan, the...

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02
Nov
2017

The politics of public supervision in China - searching for authoritarian accountability

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Zhuang Meixi

China appears to be an unlikely host for accountable governance. But in recent years, a number of social accountability innovations encouraging public supervision...

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26
Oct
2017

Enlightening the Child: Chinese Children’s Literature at the Crossroads, 1875–1919

NLA Fellowship Presentation

Presenter(s): Dr Shi-Wen (Sue) Chen

What were Chinese children reading about Australia and the world in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries? Dr Shih-Wen (Sue) Chen...

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26
Oct
2017

Struggling for words in Mao's China: political campaign and literary exchange in the Hundred Flowers campaign, 1956–1957

ANU China Seminar Series

Presenter(s): Dayton Lekner

How should we understand the relationship between literature and politics of the Mao era? To date, research on this question have been driven by the Party...

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25
Oct
2017

Hopkins-Nanjing Centre graduate studies in China information session

Information Session

The Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies (HNC) opened in 1986 as a one-of-a-kind graduate center for international studies in China. This year marks the HNC’s...

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25
Oct
2017

Sweet Medicine

Asia and the Pacific Screens

2017, 79minutes, the Netherlands and the Philippines Directed by Juul op den Kamp and Ralph PulancoEnglish and Tagalog with English subtitles

First Vita Plus is an extremely...

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19
Oct
2017

The decipherment of dead languages in China: the case of Kitan

George E. Morrison Lecture

Presenter(s): Daniel Kane

Many visitors to Xi’an go to the Tomb of Empress Wu 武則天 (624-705), where their attention may be brought to a tall stele, the Wu zi bei 無字碑 (Stele without...

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