China Centre Distinguished Lecture: ‘The UK and China after Brexit – what next?

Tuesday, 15 May, 2018 -
17:30 to 18:45
Lecture Theatre 1, China Centre, Dickson Poon Building, Canterbury Road, Oxford OX2 6LU

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.

Speaker(s): 
Dame Barbara Woodward DCMG OBE, UK Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China

Cold War Competition and Cooperation in East Asia

Monday, 14 May, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
Seminar Room 1, China Centre, Dickson Poon Building

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

Speaker(s): 
Natalia Matveeva & Sheng Peng

The Legal Challenges of the Belt and Road: Views from Dubai International Financial Centre Courts

Friday, 11 May, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
Lecture Theatre 1, China Centre, Dickson Poon Building, Canterbury Road, Oxford OX2 6LU

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.

Speaker(s): 
Dr Michael Hwang, S.C.

China's Boxer Rising and First Global War

Tuesday, 8 May, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
Lecture Theatre 1, China Centre, Dickson Poon Building, Canterbury Road, Oxford OX2 6LU

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

Speaker(s): 
Prof Jeffrey Wasserstrom

The Legal Construction of Immigrant China

Monday, 7 May, 2018 -
17:00 to 19:00
Lecture Theatre 1, China Centre, Dickson Poon Building, Canterbury Road, Oxford OX2 6LU

Panel on China's Immigration Laws and Regulations From former NBA players and UEFA football players to African traders, entrepreneurs, and foreign students, China has become an emerging destination for international migrants over the past two decades.

Speaker(s): 
Dr Mimi Zou & Prof Bjorn Ahl

Lawyers and the Politics of Activism in the Xi Jinping Era

Thursday, 3 May, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
Lecture Theatre 1, China Centre, Dickson Poon Building, Canterbury Road, Oxford OX2 6LU

After a decade of expanding lawyer activism in China, the large-scale “709 Crackdown” beginning in July 2015 has had a deep chilling effect on the fight by criminal defense and human rights lawyers for basic legal freedoms.

Speaker(s): 
Sida Liu & Terence C. Halliday

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