Michaelmas Term 2012
Wednesday, 10th October, 2012
Prof. Roel Sterckx, Joseph Needham Professor of Chinese History and Civilization, Department of East Asian Studies, Cambridge University
‘Ideologies of the peasant and merchant in early China’
Wednesday, 24th October, 2012
Dr Joseph McDermott, Reader in Chinese History, Department of East Asian Studies, Cambridge University
‘The village quartet’
Wednesday, 7th November, 2012
Dr Imre Galambos, University Lecturer, Deparment of East Asian Studies, Cambridge University
‘Multilingual literacy in Dunhuang in the 9th-10th centuries’
Wednesday, 21st November, 2012
Prof. Perry Link, Chancellorial Chair Professor for Innovative Teaching, Comparative Literature, and Foreign Languages, UC Riverside and Emeritus Professor of East Asian Studies, Princenton University
‘Liu Xiaobo on contemporary China’
Thursday, 22nd November, 2012 at 4:00pm
Ambassador Shen Lyushun, Taipei Representative Office London
‘Chinese Diplomacy in Modern History’
Friday, 3rd November, 2012 at 3:pm in the Needham Research Institute
Professor Lisa Raphals, University of California, Riverside
‘Divination and Mantic Access: Some Texts and Problems’
A lecture in honour of Dr Michael Loewe on his 90th birthday.
Except as noted above, all seminars meet in Room 8+9 at the Faculty
and begin at 5pm. Tea will be available in the Seminar Room from 4:45pm.
Please note: Ambassador Shen's lecture starts at 4pm and Prof. Raphels' lecture is at 3pm and takes place in the Needham Research Institute and not in the Faculty.
Speakers next term include Professors Henrietta Harrison and Barend ter Haar of Oxford University and Dr Jennifer Altehenger from King's College, London. Dr Julia Lovell of Birkbeck College, London has agreed to come in the Easter Term.
For further information, contact:
Hans van de Ven
Professor of Modern Chinese History
Department of East Asian Studies