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

May 26, 2021
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

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

May 14, 2021
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

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

May 14, 2021
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

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

May 11, 2021
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.

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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

Mar 25, 2019
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

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

May 28, 2018
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

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SDCF Summer Programme

May 8, 2018
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

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SOAS China Institute – Forthcoming Lectures

Oct 7, 2013
London, UK SOAS China InstituteThe 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

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Public Lecture Series: “China and East Asian Security”

Oct 3, 2013
London, UK SOAS Centre for Chinese Studies15th 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

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Public Lecture Series: SOAS Centre for Chinese Studies

Apr 29, 2013
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:

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Public Lecture Series: SOAS Centre for Chinese Studies

Feb 19, 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:

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