Oxford University China Africa Network (OUCAN) The Oxford University China-Africa Network (OUCAN) brings together scholars, graduate students and experts from the field to push forward the research pertaining political, cultural and socio-economic trends, both from a macro and a
Contemporary China Studies
International History of East Asia Seminar. Legal Controversies and State-Building in Late 19th Century East Asia. Takahiro Yamamoto, University of Heidelberg: 'Connecting Japan and the Pacific: Benjamin Pease, Thomas Glover, and the Bonin Islands, 1871-1876'.
Paul Irwin Crookes presented his research on current opportunities and ongoing challenges in the UK’s economic relationship with China at a recent conference organised by the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT), held in London.
Dr Hamsa Ragan recently had her artictle The Ethics of Transnational Feminist Research and Activism: An Argument for a More Comprehensive View published in the Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society.
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