Discussion with Bill Emmott, Former editor-in-chief, The Economist and Stefania Palma, Asia Editor, The Banker (Financial Times)
Based on a two-month field study in Shandong Province, the talk focuses on the customary protection of the environment and countermeasures against environmental pollution adopted by grassroots ENGOs.
In post-Mao China, one of the most important but understudied themes in domestic governance is how the state has sought to maintain economic, social and political 'stability' while pursuing Reform and Opening.
Oxford Seminar on Visual Culture in Modern and Contemporary China With his expertise on 'tongzhi' ('LGBT' in Chinese) in Taiwanese literature, Dr Ta-wei Chi will discuss how Taiwanese society’s understanding of tongzhi subculture has relied heavily on the act o
China Centre Distinguished Lecture. Dame Barbara Woodward DCMG OBE, UK Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, will give the seventh China Centre Distinguished Lecture.
International History of East Asia Seminar Cold War Competition and Cooperation in East Asia Natalia Matveeva, SOAS, University of London: 'Same Goal, Different Roads: North and South Korean Post-liberation Economic Development and the Quest to Shape Historical
MOU Signing Ceremony with the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts and Public Lecture by the Chief Justice of the DIFC Courts The Honorable Dr Michael Hwang MOU signing ceremony to start at 5pm in the lecture theatre, followed by public lecture by the Chief Justice.
China’s economic growth has been so strong for so long that it seems inevitable the country will soon become the world’s largest economy, and soon after that challenge the United States as the dominant global power.
China's Boxer Rising and the First Global War: Tales of Martyrs and Myths, Murders and Monuments This illustrated talk will focus on the violent events in China that convulsed the Qing Empire and captivated the attention of newspaper readers around the world in 1900, which are the subject of a bo