Past events

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...

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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...

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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

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

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14
Dec
2017

The Art of Scholarly Presentation

Seminar

Presenter(s): Shigehisa Kuriyama

  RSVP essential   What is the secret of engaging and memorable presentations of research?   The primary focus of this seminar will be practical: participants will learn a...

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06
Dec
2017

The Wings of the Takasago Giyutai 高砂的翅膀

Asia and the Pacific Screens

2016, 65 minutes, Taiwan and Papua New Guinea Directed by Futuru Tsai 蔡政良 Mandarin, Japanese, Taiwanese and English with English subtitles

The Amis tribe of east coast...

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03
Dec
2017

Wawa no cidal 太陽的孩子

CIW Taiwan Film Festival

2015, 99 minutes Directed by Cheng Yu-Chieh鄭有傑 and Lekal Sumi Cilangasan勒嘎·舒米

Conflicts surrounding family, real estate development, and traditional agricultural lifestyles on...

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03
Dec
2017

My River 我家門前有大河

CIW Taiwan Film Festival

2009, 60 minutes Directed by Mayaw Biho 馬躍‧比吼

Twelve years ago, Meihua and her family of seven including her parents lived as squatters under the Sanying Bridge in Taipei. The...

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