Contemporary China Studies

Unmaking China’s Development: The Function and Credibility of Institutions

Tuesday, 20 February, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
China Centre Lecture Theatre

Why would the removal of authoritarian institutions in some developing countries lead to sustained socio-economic crisis, while others experience explosive growth despite 'persisting' informal, insecure and rent-seeking institutional arrangements?

Speaker(s): 
Peter Ho

Gendered Experiences of Christianity and Nationalism during the Second World War in East Asia

Monday, 5 February, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
Lucina Ho Room (Seminar Room 1)

International History of East Asia Seminar. Alexandria Dugal, University of Oxford: ‘Murota Tamotsu and the Coexistence of Christianity and Japanese Nationalist Sentiment during the Pacific War at the Shizuoka Eiwa Jogakko.’ Jennifer Bond, SOAS, University of London: ‘”At the Centre of a Tornado”

Speaker(s): 
Alexandria Dugal, Jennifer Bond

Economic Partnership between China and Europe: Reality, Possibility or Yesterday's Story?

Thursday, 8 February, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
China Centre Lecture Theatre

China and Europe have become much closer in economic terms over the past four decades but in spite of extraordinary growth in two-way trade and investment flows, and a proliferation of dialogues on policy, the EU-China Strategic Partnership (2003) has proved to be a disappointment.

Speaker(s): 
John Farnell

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