Contemporary China Studies
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.
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.
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.