Lecture Series Archive

Upcoming Lecture: Aude Lucas-Lesain “Tales of Success and Failure: Predictive Dreams of Imperial Examinations in Qing Xiaoshuo Literature”

Online | Erlangen, Germany 1st Jun 2021 6:15–7:45 pm CET US East Coast: 12:15–1:45 pm EST China: 0:15–1:45 am CST Speaker: Aude Lucas-Lesain (Chinese Literature; Centre de recherche sur les civilisations d’Asie orientale, Paris; IKGF Visiting Fellow) This lecture intends to depict the antagonistic look of the literati upon the civil service examination system through xiaoshuo and biji narratives of the Qing period. The analysis relies on tales of dream predictions that portend success or failure at the examinations, and shows

Upcoming Seminar: “Taiwan’s Opportunities and Challenges During the Pandemic: Domestic Politics, Foreign Relations, and Global Health Strategies”

Online | Helsinki, Finland 25th May 2021 10:00-12:00 Helsinki Time 9:00-11:00 Copenhagen Time 8:00-10:00 London Time Between the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and spring 2021, Taiwan’s global visibility has increased thanks in large part to its successful handling of the novel coronavirus outbreak. It is now almost a cliché to elaborate the way in which a small island of nearly 24 million

Upcoming Lecture: Ute Wallenböck “Tibetan Food(s) and Identity in a Global Context”

Online | Helsinki, Finland 9th Jun 2021 11:00-12:30 Helsinki Time 10:00-11:30 Prague Time Speaker: Ute Wallenböck (Masaryk University & Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic) My current research deals with the cultural aspects of Tibetan foods and beverages since I argue that everyday foods illustrate cultural identity: Food(s) are vehicles for expressing culture. In course of my past project on the construction of the collective identity of the Tibeto-Mongol population in the contemporary Henan Mongol

Upcoming Lecture: Daniel Burton-Rose “The Layman and the Spirit-Writing Altar: Peng Shaosheng (1740-96) and the Historiography of Divine Communication”

Online | Erlangen, Germany 18th May 2021 6:15 pm–7:45 pm CET US East Coast: 12:15 pm–1:45 pm EST China: 0:15 am–1:45 am CST Speaker: Daniel Burton-Rose (Chinese History; IKGF Visiting Fellow). This talk is part of a series of virtual lectures hosted by the International Research Consortium “Fate, Freedom, and Prognostication” at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. The full schedule is available - for online participation, please register anytime at

New M.A. programme in English in the heart of Europa “China and the Dynamics of Globalisation (16th to 19th Centuries)”, Department of Chinese Studies, University of Tübingen

Tübingen, Germany 15th July 2019 The Department of Chinese Studies at the University of Tübingen invites applications for a new M.A. programme in Chinese Studies to be taught through the medium of English. This two-year programme focuses on the late imperial period with an emphasis on the ways in which China shaped and was shaped by the dynamics of globalisation from the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries.

Advanced Course on the relations between China and the Portuguese-Speaking Countries, at the University of Coimbra.

The University of Coimbra has just created a new Advanced Course on the relations between China and the Portuguese-Speaking Countries in order to satisfy the demand for knowledge and experience in this area. The aim, therefore, is to explain how the political and juridical systems function and to see how the business cultures of these two worlds are inter-related. The course will focus on Intercultural Management, Commercial Relations, Investment and Tourism and will provide the necessary skills required for success in this area.

Free UZH Online Course on the Learning Platform coursera.org “Asian Environmental Humanities: Landscapes in Transition”

Starting on May 28th, 2018 The free online course “Asian Environmental Humanities: in Landscapes Transition” brings together researchers from the University of Zurich and international institutions in order to introduce some of the most vibrant cultural trends addressing landscape appreciation, degradation, protection, and rehabilitation that currently circulate in the Asian hemisphere. Scrutinizing how they are critically reflected upon

SDCF Summer Programme

Established in 2013 by Dr Elizabeth Woo Li, SDCF is a Hong Kong-incorporated non-profit organisation with the objective to promote global awareness and knowledge of Chinese culture and civilization. Its summer programme aims at introducing Chinese Studies to scholars (including PhD students) and key opinion leaders from around the world who are in disciplines other than Sinology. Focusing on Chinese thought and philosophy, this year’s programme will be held in multiple locations in Greater China (Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, and Beijing) from July 20th to August 17th and will be integrated into the 24th World Congress of Philosophy at Peking University, August 13th-20th. All instruction is conducted in English and a minimum standard is required for participation.

For more information, please see the attached PDF documents (programme leaflet and booklet) and the SDCF website: http://sinological.org/

 

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Lecture Series Summer 2015 – International Consortium for Research in the Humanities IKGF

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The International Consortium for Research in the Humanities “Fate, Freedom and Prognostication. Strategies for Coping with the Future in East Asia and Europe” of the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg is delighted to announce its series of lectures to be held on Tuesday evenings during this coming summer semester 2015. The lectures intend to give our research fellows as well as invited guests the opportunity to present their research in the context of our consortium. As always, we warmly invite your participation.

The lectures will take place at the Consortium (Hartmannstr 14, Building D1, 91052 Erlangen).

They start at 6:15 p.m. and end at 7:45 p.m.

14.04. Prophecy, Politics and Performance in Twelfth-Century Europe
Dr. Thomas Foerster (The Norwegian Institute in Rome, University of Oslo; IKGF Visiting Fellow)

21.04. The Calendar and the Law: Hemerological and Legal Manuscripts in the Context of Qin and Han Tombs
Dr. Ulrich Lau (Asien-Afrika-Institut, Universität Hamburg; IKGF Visiting Fellow)

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Lecture Series: Winter Semester 2014-15 – International Consortium for Research in the Humanities IKGF

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Download the Schedule as PDF...Erlangen, Germany

The International Consortium for Research in the Humanities “Fate, Freedom and Prognostication. Strategies for Coping with the Future in East Asia and Europe” of the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, is delighted to announce its series of lectures to be held on Tuesday evenings during this coming winter semester 2014/15. The lectures intend to give our research fellows as well as single invited guests the opportunity to present their research in the context of our consortium. As always, we warmly invite your participation.

The lectures will take place at the Consortium (Hartmannstr 14, Building D1, 91052 Erlangen).
They start at 6:15 p.m. and end at 7:45 p.m.

We are looking forward to seeing you very much!

 

The lectures during the winter semester 2014/15 are scheduled as followed:

 

October 21, 2014 Prof. Dr. Chang Chia-Feng (Department of History, National Taiwan University; IKGF Visiting Fellow): Prognostication and Diagnosis – Fate and Health of Children in Traditional Chinese Medicine

 

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SOAS China Institute – Forthcoming Lectures

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London, UK
SOAS China Institute

The China Institute coordinates activities at SOAS, University of London that relate to the study of China.  The events bring together academic staff and students with diverse interests and backgrounds.

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise stated.  Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.

For further information contact the Centres and Programmes Office.
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Please note that every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained on the website is as accurate as possible. We cannot guarantee, however, that subsequent changes have not been made.

 

For detailed information such as locations, time, and seminar abstracts Please visit the SOAS website.

2013

October

  • 14/10/13

    The Tangled Dynamics of Independent Filmmaking in Contemporary China
    Professor Paul G. Pickowicz (University of California)

  • 17/10/13

    Reading James Scott: The Art of Not Being Governed

  • 31/10/13

    The Qipao and Modern Chinese Society
    Liu Yu, School of Fashion and Art Design, Donghua University, Shanghai, and School of Humanities, Royal College of Art

 

November

  • 14/11/13

    Reading Bruno Latour

  • 20/11/13

    THE THREE THINGS I LEARNT ABOUT CHINA
    Professor T H Barrett

  • 28/11/13

    Rethinking the History of the PRC
    Klaus Mühlhahn, Freie Universität Berlin

 

December

  • 13/12/13

    Analyzing the Symbolic Realm of the Mao Cult through Photographic Materials from the Cultural Revolution (Student presentation)
    Anneliese Smit

 

 

 

2014

January

  • 10/01/14

    Islamic Soundscapes of China
    Keynote speaker: Professor Jonathan Lipman

    The aim of this conference is to draw together an interdisciplinary group of international scholars interested in the ethnographically grounded, theoretically informed study of local Islamic practices within Muslim communities across China.… Read more ⤻

Public Lecture Series: “China and East Asian Security”

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London, UK
SOAS Centre for Chinese Studies

15th Oct – 3rd Dec 2013

Seminars will be held from 5.00 to 6.30pm on Tuesdays (unless otherwise stated) in the Dahrendorf Room, Founder’s Building at St Antony’s College. 

 

Week 1 Dr Katherine Morton (Australian National University)
Tuesday 15th Oct ‘China’s Maritime Power and the South China Sea’

 

Week 2 Dr Todd Hall (St Anne’s College, Oxford)
Tuesday 22nd Oct ‘A Past Still Relevant? The Lessons of WWI for Contemporary East Asia’

 

Week 3 Professor Rana Mitter (St Cross, Oxford)
Tuesday 29th Oct ‘China’s War with Japan 1937-1945: the Struggle for Survival’

 

Week 4 Professor Jessica Weiss (Yale University)
Tuesday 5th Nov ‘China’s management of anti-Japanese protests, 1985-2013’

 

Week 5 Dr Nicola Horsburgh (Oxford University)
Tuesday 12th Nov ‘Chinese participation in the global nuclear order: from regional proliferation challenges to multilateral arms control’

 

Week 6 Dr Amy King (Australian National University)
Tuesday 19th Nov ‘China and the idea of “economic security’

 

Week 8 Dr Enze Han (SOAS)
Tuesday 3rd Dec ‘Contestation and Adaptation: The Politics of National Identity in China’

 

All are welcome

 

Convenor & Chair: Professor Rosemary Foot

 
 
 

Additional Events

Professor Stein Ringen (St Antony’s College, Oxford) ‘Three Hypotheses About the Chinese State’ 
Date:Tuesday 26th November 5.00 – 6.30pm
Location: Dahrendorf Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony’s College 
Convenor & Chair: Dr Faisal Devji
Further Information: asian@sant.ox.ac.uk
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Public Lecture Series: International Consortium for Research in the Humanities 2013

Erlangen, Germany
14th May - 16th July 2013

International Consortium for Research in the Humanities IKGF -  www.ikgf.fau.de


Tue 14.05. The Eschatological Meaning of the Templum Domini in Jerusalem (Dome of the Rock)
Dr. Michelina Di Cesare (IKGF Visiting Fellow) Kollegienhaus, KH 2.012


Tue 28.05. Astromania, Astrophobia, Futuroscopia, and the Last Death of the Astrologer-Doctor in Golden Age Spain

Public Lecture Series: SOAS Centre for Chinese Studies

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London, UK, 2013

The seminars are free, open to the public and no booking is required (unless otherwise stated).

 

China’s Unfinished Revolution: The Challenges Facing the New Leadership

Date: Wednesday, 1st May 2013 Time: 5.00 – 6.00 pm, Speaker: Mr Jonathan Fenby (Research Associate, CCS), Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre, Details: External Link…

 

The Shanghai-Beijing Nexus and the Invention of the Capital Correspondent in the Late Qing and Early Republic

Date: Tuesday, 11 June 2013 Time: 5.00 – 7.00 pm,  Speaker: Tim Weston, University of ColoradoVenue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: 4418, Details: External Link…


 

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Public Lecture Series: SOAS Centre for Chinese Studies

SOAS CCS Seminar Series 2012-2013
SOAS CCS Seminar Series 2012-2013
 

London, UK
19th Nov 2012 - 18th Mar 2013


The seminars are free, open to the public and no booking is required (unless otherwise stated).

 

Chinoiserie and subalterneity in S.I. Hsiung's Lady Precious Stream (1934)

Date: Monday, 19 November 2012 Time: 17.15 - 19.00 Speaker: Ashley Thorpe (University of Reading) Venue: Room G50, Ground Floor, Russell Square, SOAS, University of London