Lecture Series 2021/2022 New Perspectives on Modernity in China

Online | University of Göttingen

Since the nineteenth century, China is offering perspectives on modernity that are often unexpected and therefore challenge Western assumptions about the nature of modernity. In this lecture series, we will look at Chinese history, philosophy, religion, politics etc. presenting current research that is addressing unsettling questions triggered by these developments.

Peng Guoxiang: The Understanding and Practice of “Five Religions” in Early 20th Century China: The Works and Views of Feng Bingnan (1888-1956)
Date & Time Nov 12, 2021 12:00 PM Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna
Info:
https://www.cemeas.de/event/lecture-peng-guoxiang-the-understanding-and-practice-of-five-religions-in-early-20th-century-china-the-works-and-views-of-feng-bingnan-1888-1956/
Registration link:
https://uni-goettingen.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYlcOirrTwvHd2Cw9yScwFKBSvj9vemw7sK

Leigh Jenco: The Ming-Qing Transition as a Philosophical Problem
Date & Time Dec 3, 2021 04:00 PM Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna
Info:
https://www.cemeas.de/event/lecture-leigh-jenco-the-ming-qing-transition-as-a-philosophical-problem/
Registration link:
https://uni-goettingen.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqdeysqDMvE9zMw_ZJ55l2L9xVPUb67XwZ

Peter Zarrow: The Utopian Impulse and Chinese Political Modernity
Date & Time Dec 17, 2021 04:00 PM Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna
Info:
https://www.cemeas.de/event/lecture-peter-zarrow-the-utopian-impulse-and-chinese-political-modernity/
Registration link:
https://uni-goettingen.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAtceqorT0tH9SiRAQ_2nag0kPuXKM57ZiC

Federico Brusadelli: Self-government (zizhi) in China from the late Qing to the Republic: a contested concept in the search for political modernity
Date & Time Jan 28, 2022 10:00 AM Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna
Info:
https://www.cemeas.de/event/lecture-federico-brusadelli-self-government-zizhi-in-china-from-the-late-qing-to-the-republic-a-contested-concept-in-the-search-for-political-modernity/
Registration link:
https://uni-goettingen.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUlceCpqjsoGdSFHcpVgh0MWJ_0HIcDGHa8

 

Please register individually for each event: https://www.cemeas.de/new-perspectives-on-modernity-in-china/