Contemporary China Studies

From Colonial to Sinophone Modernity: Science and the Transformations of Sex in Twentieth-Century China

Thursday, 23 October, 2014 -
17:00 to 18:30
Lecture Theatre 1, Dickson Poon Building, University of Oxford China Centre

This presentation will be drawn from my book-in-progress, “After Eunuchs: Science and the Transformations of Sex in Modern China.” It will deal with the history of sex change and scientific modernity in twentieth-century China.  By building a genealogy from the demise of castration to the emergen

Speaker(s): 
Prof. Howard Chiang, University of Warwick

The Rise of China and Geopolitical Tensions in East Asia

Friday, 17 October, 2014 -
17:00 to 18:30
Lecture Theatre 1, Dickson Poon Building, University of Oxford China Centre

Yang Rui is one of China’s best-known television hosts, and his “Dialogue” show on politics and culture is hard-hitting and frequently controversial.  This is a chance to hear a well-known Chinese media figure on some of the most important issues facing Asia and the world today.

Speaker(s): 
Yang Rui, Presenter of ‘Dialogue’, CCTV

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