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SOAS China Institute

SOAS China Institute Monday Forums

SOAS China Institute Monday Forums examines the fundamental issues facing China today and provides unique opportunities to gain insight into China through the perspectives of internationally respected experts from both inside and outside of China.   

Convenor and Chair: Dr Jieyu Liu

Contact Li-Sa Whittington on sci@soas.ac.uk for further information.

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

Please note that we do not distribute seminar notes.

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Forthcoming Events

Reporting for China: How correspondents for Chinese media work with the world

Professor Nyiri Pál (Vrije Univeristeit)

10 November 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

RMB Internationalisation: How Far It Could Go?

Professor Liping He (Director, Research Centre of International Finance, Beijing Normal University)

17 November 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Policy implementation and formation beyond the state in urban communities in the PRC

Professor Stephan Feuchtwang

24 November 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The return of happiness in Chinese socialist discourse – ideology’s ‘spiritual turn’

Dr Gerda Wielander

19 January 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Fragments of an Unfinished War: Taiwanese Entrepreneurs and the Partition of China

Dr Françoise Mengin

26 January 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Approaches to Addressing the Senkaku/Diaoyu Island Dispute in the East China Sea

Professor Reinhard Drifte (Emeritus Professor at Newcastle University, Associate Fellow of the Royal United Services Institute, London)

16 February 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

How Anti-mercantile were Early China’s Masters of Philosophy?

Professor Roel Sterckx, Joseph Needham Professor of Chinese History, Science and Civilization University of Cambridge

23 February 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM