George Magnus, adviser and former Chief Economist, UBS, and a roundtable of experts will discuss ‘Brexit, the UK, and China: Where Next?’.
Contemporary China Studies
China is poised to become the largest theatrical box office in the world. In order to circumvent China’s market access controls and tap the world’s largest potential film market, Hollywood studios have begun engaging in a range of collaborative ventures to access audiences in the middle kingdom.
In 1906, the crowd at a county fair in England guessed the weight of an ox. The median guess of the crowd was accurate to within 2% of the actual weight and better than guesses from agricultural experts. This demonstrates the power of crowdsourcing in specific contexts.
International History of East Asia Seminar: Rethinking the Opium War and Fascism in East Asia
Song-Chuan Chen, University of Warwick
Ben Bland is the South China correspondent for the Financial Times and the author of Generation HK: Seeking Ide
Christopher Rea discusses the first 400 years of China’s earliest book of swindle stories.
Three historians will discuss the importance of bombing during the Second World War, looking at similarities and contrasts between the experience of Europe, Japan, and China in terms of tactics and the effects on civilian morale.
Ambassador Zhong was born in 1950, in Jiangsu, China. After spent five years in a village in Danyang as a peasant, he was sent to study in Beijing Institute of Foreign Language in 1973.
Silk Road and Modern China: Doing business in China and other Asian markets
A talk by Chairman FRANZ CHEN
(CEO, Franz Porcelain Inc)