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China Research Seminar Lent Term 2013

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  • Wednesday, 23rd January, 2013
    Prof. Henriette Harrison, Professor of Modern Chinese History, University of Oxford
    ‘The Choice of Interpreters for the Macartney Embassey of 1793:
    Life Stories, Fidelity, and the Changing Nature of Knowledge’

  • Wednesday, 30th January, 2013
    Dr Julia Strauss, Senior Lecturer in Chinese Politics, School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London
    ‘Campaigns of Terror and Regime Consolidation on the Two Sides of the Taiwan Straits: 1949-1953’

  • Wednesday, 6th February, 2013
    Prof. Barend ter Haar, Professor of Chinese, University of Oxford
    ‘Where are China's Witches?’

  • Wednesday, 13th February, 2013
    Dr Cai Liang, Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas
    ‘Witchcraft and the Rebirth of a Ruling elite in Western Han China,
    206 BCE – 8 CE’

  • Wednesday, 6th March, 2013
    Dr Jennifer Altehenger, Lecturer in Contemporary Chinese History, Kings College, London
    ‘With or without invisible ink? Legal education, propaganda production, and everyday life in the early PRC’

Except as noted above, all seminars will take place in Room 8+9 at the Faculty
and begin at 5:15pm.
Tea will be available in the Seminar Room from 5:00pm.

Lectures generally end at around 6:45pm. Usually number of us move on to Sala Thong for a post-presentation dinner. Please do feel free to join us.

Speakers next term include:

  • Wednesday, 15th May, 2013
    Prof. Martin Jones, George Pitt-Rivers Professor of Achaeological Science, University of Cambridge
    ‘The Trans-Eurasian Exchange: Prehistoric Contact in Agriculture, Food and Cuisine’


For further information, contact:

Hans van de Ven
Professor of Modern Chinese History
Department of East Asian Studies