Contemporary China Studies

The Oxford University China-Africa Network (OUCAN) conference

Tuesday, 22 May, 2018 -
10:00 to 19:00
Lecture Theatre 1, China Centre, Dickson Poon Building, Canterbury Road, Oxford

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

Legal Controversies and State-Building in Late 19th Century East Asia

Monday, 21 May, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
Seminar Room 1, China Centre, Dickson Poon Building, Canterbury Road, Oxford OX2 6LU

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'.

Speaker(s): 
Takahiro Yamamoto & Jonathan Chappell

Paul Irwin Crookes speaks on UK-China economic relations at a conference organised by the UK Department for International Trade in London

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.

Mandarin Forum

Friday, 18 May, 2018 -
13:00 to 14:00
Seminar Room 1, China Centre, Dickson Poon Building

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.

Speaker(s): 
 Coraline Goron 

The Trajectory from Tongzhi Literature to the BL World

Wednesday, 16 May, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:00
Lecture Theatre 1, China Centre, Dickson Poon Building, Canterbury Road, Oxford OX2 6LU

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

Speaker(s): 
Dr Ta-wei Chi

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

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