This presentation will examine societal responses to air pollution in China through a discussion of 'smog art'. Smog art, which refers to artwork that engages with the issue of severe ambient air pollution, has become increasingly common in China.
Contemporary China Studies
Doctoral student Linda Qian (Area Studies - China) has published an article in the International Journal of Communication, based on the dissertation she wrote for her MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies.
The Forum on Health, Environment and Development will hold its 9th Annual Conference in Beijing November 9-10, 2017. Please see attached notice and spread the word!
For more information, contact Dr Jennifer Holdaway.
The University of Oxford China Centre Distinguished Lecture
Douglas H. Paal, VP Carnegie Endowment, Former Director of Asian Affairs, US National Security Council under Presidents Reagan and G. H. W. Bush.
A panel discussion with:
The Hon. Kevin Rudd (former Prime Minister of Australia)
Patricia Thornton (Associate Professor of Chinese Politics, University of Oxford)
In the work of an increasingly visible number of solo producers (i.e., the postdigital animateurs), the moving image is more intimately connected to the human creator/manipulator/performer, rather than the technological medium (be it the kinoeye, the film strip, or the digital software).
At present, workers in China face many difficulties in sharing the benefits of economic development, such as cyclical unemployment and structural unemployment.
Dr Miriam Driessen's latest article '在非洲做工程项目的中国人的“吃苦”与“诉苦”(Eating and speaking bitterness on Chinese construction projects in Africa)' was published in 中国非洲研究评论 (Annual Review of African Studies in China), edited by Li Anshan and Liu Haif
A panel discussion with Antonio Carpio (Supreme Court of the Philippines), Bill Hayton (Chatham House), Nong Hong (Institute for China-America Studies) and Nguyễn Hồng Thao (Diplomacy Academy of Vietnam)