Contemporary China Studies
The Second China-UK Dialogue on the Humanities in Higher Education
Abstraction is a crucial phenomenon in philosophical discourse. This talk will describe the basic division of classical Chinese nouns into count nouns, mass nouns and abstract nouns.
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.
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.