Dr. Lichao Yang received her Master’s degree at Technical University of Munich in 2005 and her PhD at the Australian National University in 2012.
Contemporary China Studies
As a so-called 'bad boy' novelist, rally-car driver, blogger and filmmaker, Han Han has been hailed as the voice of youthful rebellion since he first shot to fame in 1999 at the age of 17.
This lecture will draw on Francesco Dal Lago’s personal experiences as a participant in the Beijing (and Chinese) art scene during the late 1980s and early 1990s and the way this led her to a career in Art History with a focus on 20th century China.
The talk is based on an empirical study which compares three environmental protests that took place in China in May 2013. It explores why these three events which focused on the same issue (p-Xylene) and occurred at the same time received rather different responses from their local government.
Introduction: ‘Is India a friend, rival or enemy?’ This was the question Reshma Patil asked the people she met on her journeys through China.
For a country to have high speed trains safely running at 200-350 KM per hour on tracks exceeding 22,000 kilometers and mobile payments reaching US$5.5 trillion in 2016 (five times of its counterpart in America), things must be 'well regulated' in many areas.
Migratory movements of one population can induce and facilitate migratory practices of another population in unintended and unexpected ways. In this talk Miriam Driessen looks at how a growing flow of Chinese migrants to Ethiopia has spawned Ethiopian labour migration to the Middle East.
While the Cold War-era cultural exchange between China and parts of the socialist world has received scholarly attention, China’s literary relations with the emergent Third World remain underexplored.