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China Research Seminar - Michaelmas Term, 2013

All seminars take place on Wednesdays (unless otherwise arranged) at 5pm in rooms 8 & 9 in the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies. Tea will be served at the same venue at 4:45pm. All are welcome.

  • October 9, 2013 (Wed) [4pm in room 7]
    Enfeoffment as a Means of Political Legitimacy during the Upheaval of the Eight Princes (291-306 A.D.)
    Dr. Jakub Hrubý (The Oriental Institute, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, the Czech Republic)

  • October 16, 2013 (Wed)
    The Grammar of Revolution: Guo Moruo's Translation of 'Werther' (1922)
    Dr. Johannes Kaminski (Department of German & Dutch, University of Cambridge)

  • October 23, 2013 (Wed)
    Mapping the Buddhist Revival in China
    Dr. JI Zhe (汲喆) (Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO), Paris)

  • October 30, 2013 (Wed)
    What Happened After the Dykes Broke? Examining the Impact of the 1931 Central China Flood
    Dr. Chris Courtney (Research Fellow, Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge)

  • November 6, 2013 (Wed)
    Overseas Chinese Returnees (guiqiao 歸僑) as Political Subjects in the Making of the People's Republic of China, 1949–1979
    Dr. Cangbai Wang (University of Westminster, London)

  • November 13, 2013 (Wed)
    Redemptive Societies in the People's Republic of China, 1949 to the Present
    Professor Steve Smith (All Souls College, University of Oxford)

  • November 20, 2013 (Wed)
    The Routes of Poetry in Multilingual Macau
    Dr. Cosima Bruno (School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London)

  • November 26, 2013 (Tuesday) [Note: Extra, Co-sponsored Session]
    Narrative in Modern Chinese Textbooks (1902-1937), with Notes on Their Japanese Models
    Professor Peter Zarrow (Institute of Modern History, Academic Sinica and University of Connecticut)

  • November 27, 2013 (Wed)
    The Dynamics of shuì/shuō 說 ('persuasion/explanation) in Pre-imperial and Early Imperial China
    Dr. Lisa Indraccolo (Postdoctoral Fellow, URPP Asia and Europe, University of Zurich)

  • December 4, 2013 (Wed)
    Who Built Shanghai, and How?: The Process of Colonial Urban Development, 1840s-1940s
    Dr. Yunlian Chen (Wolfson College, University of Cambridge; Nagoya University)

For further information, contact:

Dr Adam Yuet Chau
University Senior Lecturer in the Anthropology of Modern China
Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies