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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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Previous Events in this series

Who owns the South China Sea

Bill Hayton

13 October 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Room G3, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Ways of Writing about China for Different Audiences

Isabel Hilton (Chinadialogue) and Professor Jeff Wasserstrom (UC Irvine)
This SOAS China Institute lunchtime seminar brings together two very well-known researchers, writers and commentators on China.

20 June 2014, Brunei Gallery, Room B 102, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

CANCELLED: Tian’anmen 25 Years on and the Party Is Still There

Frank Pieke ( Chair Professor, Modern China Studies, Leiden University)

This event has been cancelled. 

2 June 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

June Fourth 1989: An Overview

Prof Michel Hockx (Director, SCI), Dr Andrea Janku (SOAS), Dr Lars Laamann (SOAS) and Dr. Patricia Thorton (University of Oxford)

This SOAS China Institute seminar looks back at the events of Spring 1989: the student demonstrations, the people's movement, and the eventual massacre in the night of 3-4 June. The seminar aims to inform those who are not familiar with the details of the events, as well as encourage discussion. 

2 June 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Patriarchy Unbound: Male Rural-to-Urban Migrants Negotiating Marital Power in China

Professor Susanne Y P Choi (Hong Kong Chinese University)

12 May 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Wronged by Empire: Colonial Memories and Victimhood in India's and China's Foreign Policy Today

Manjari Chatterjee Miller

30 April 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Room 4426, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Can China Be Governed?

Professor Bruce Dickson (George Washington University)

7 March 2014, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

China’s Rise and the Future of Global Governance

Dr. Katherine Morton

3 March 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Citizen Ai: Warrior, Jester and Middleman

William A. Callahan, Professor of International Relations, London School of Economics

20 January 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

The Rise of Xi Jinping and the Destruction of Bo Xilai

John Garnaut

13 January 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Contestation and Adaptation: The Politics of National Identity in China

Dr Enze Han (SOAS, University of London)

12 November 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Tangled Dynamics of Independent Filmmaking in Contemporary China

Professor Paul G. Pickowicz (University of California)

14 October 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Antwerp in the Ming, the Ming in Antwerp

Dr Anne Gerritsen (Department of History, University of Warwick)

18 March 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Rethinking Sino-European Comparative History

Hilde de Weerdt (King’s College London)

25 February 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Floating Clouds and Feudal Commodifications: Family, Law and Reform in the Contemporary PRC

Professor Michael Palmer (Shantou University Law School, China)

4 February 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

An Account of My Research on Romance of the Western Chamber and Beyond

Professor Wen-Chin HSU

1 February 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4418, 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM

The Moving Medium: Historical. Photographs and the Aesthetic Representation of China?s Twentieth-Century Past

Margaret Hillenbrand (University of Oxford)

We regret to inform you that this event has been cancelled.

28 January 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Commercial Capitalism and the Ancestral Hall in Late Imperial China

Joe P. McDermott (Cambridge)

21 January 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

The Bliss and Curse of Being Remote: Peach Blossom Springs in Enshi, central China, 2012.

Hans Steinmuller (LSE)

3 December 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Chinoiserie and subalterneity in S.I. Hsiung's Lady Precious Stream (1934)

Ashley Thorpe (University of Reading)

19 November 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

The last results of the Project on Textual Analysis for the study of imagery and the representation of emotions in late imperial China

Paolo Santangelo (Prof. of East Asian History in Sapienza University of Rome)

29 October 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Unthinking Area Studies

Jing Tsu (Yale)

22 October 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

How an alternative ‘China model’ (Lishang-wanglai 礼尚往来) can help in understanding the uncertain world

Xiangqun Chang (Co-Director and Senior Research Associate, China in Comparative Perspective Network (CCPN), LSE)

15 October 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Sagely Ruler and Worthy Subject: Authority and Loyalty in Ming China and Beyond

Dr Peter Ditmanson (Department Lecturer, Oriental Institute, University of Oxford)

8 October 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

The Christmas Day Escape From Hong Kong, 1941: Diaries, Letters And Personalities

Tim Luard (Author)

23 April 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, L67, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

The Public Life of Contemporary Chinese Poetry in English Translation

Cosima Bruno (SOAS)

12 March 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

The Asian Highway Network: the transmission of Chinese power via transport connectivity in Asian sub-regions

Kun-chin Lin (Cambride)

5 March 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Problems with Chinese religion

Xinzhong Yao (KCL)

27 February 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Learning to live with pollution: the making of environmental subjects in a Chinese industrialised village

Anna Lora-Wainwright (Oxford)

20 February 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

The Political Economy of Public Goods Provision in Rural China

Vanesa Pesqué Cela (KCL)

6 February 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Rethinking Myth on the Left: A Case Study of Chinese Socialist Musical

Xioning LU (SOAS)

30 January 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Mediated citizenship: political discussions on the Chinese Internet

Bingchun Meng (LSE)

23 January 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Party Reinvention and Social Welfare Reform in China

Bingqin Li (LSE)

16 January 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

New Media and Subjectivity in China: Problematising the Public Sphere

Dr Kevin Latham (SOAS)

12 December 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Is China’s Currency Substantially Undervalued?

Dr Duo Qin (SOAS)

5 December 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Reforming Public Finance for the Harmonious Society in China: How Far across the River?

Professor Christine Wong (Oxford)

28 November 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Criminal Defamation in the New Media Environment – The Case of PRC

Dr Meining Yan (Shantou University, China)

21 November 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Demon possession and exorcism in early 20th-century China

Dr Lars Laamann (SOAS)

14 November 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

How Confucian is Immanuel Kant?

Professor Chung-ying Cheng (University of Hawaii)

This event has been cancelled.

31 October 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

The Rhizome of Exchange: Interculturalism and Inter-Asian Performance

Dr Rossella Ferrari (SOAS)

24 October 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Rethinking Chinese finance

Dr Dic Lo (SOAS)

17 October 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

‘Dwarfs, Men, and Women who act like Monkeys’: editing a volume

Dr Rachel Harris (SOAS)

10 October 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

There is no such thing as Dian cuisine!’ Food and local identity in twenty-first century China

Dr Jakob Klein (SOAS)

14 March 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Conflict management in the entrepreneur-venture capital relationship

Dr Huan Zou (SOAS)

7 March 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Exotic silverware during the Han period

Dr Lukas Nickel (SOAS)

28 February 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Player and referee roles held jointly: the effect of state ownership on China’s regulatory enforcement against fraud

Dr Wenxuan Hou (University of Durham)

21 February 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Limited sovereignty: Chinese peacekeeping operations in Africa

Dr Jianxiang Bi (UWE)

7 February 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Political Reform in China? Reflections on the Centenary of the 1911 Revolution

Professor John Wong (University of Sydney),

31 January 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Myth of Maoism: Poverty, Inequality and Low-level Equilibrium Trap, 1949 - 1978

Dr Kent Deng (LSE)

24 January 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Keynes in Beijing

Dr Andrew Fischer (Institute of Social Studies),

17 January 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Crown of the East...: eco-utopia and architectural glory in the China

Dr Shane McCausland (SOAS)

13 December 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Arguments for democracy in China

Dr Chun Lin (LSE)

6 December 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Can China help increase policy space for African governments?

Dr Carlos Oya (SOAS)

29 November 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The perception of peace and war in ancient China and Greece

Mr John Gittings (SOAS)

22 November 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Too Much Monkey Business? East and West beyond the Bibulous Chin-Chin

Professor T.H. Barrett (SOAS)

15 November 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Comparative perspectives: Gao Xingjian vs Martin Crimp

Dr Mary Mazzilli (SOAS)

1 November 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Local Chinese Administartive Reform

Dr King Kwun Tsao (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

25 October 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Urban development under the China's world factory regime and the challenges of post-crisis transition

Professor Fulong Wu (Cardiff)

18 October 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Honorable Survivor - Timely Lessons & Continuing Controversy

Ms Lynne Joiner (author, Honorable Survivor: Mao's China, McCarthy's America, and the Persecution of John S. Service)

11 October 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Women and Scandal in Early Modern Chinese Literature: The Journal Meiyu (Eyebrow Talk, 1914-1916)

Professor Michel Hockx (SOAS) and Liying Sun (Heidelberg)

9 March 2010, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar: Non-tradable Shares, Corporate Governance and Firm Performance in China

Dr Hong Bo (SOAS)

2 March 2010, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar: China and World Development beyond the Crisis

Dr Dic Lo (SOAS)

23 February 2010, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar: The Mother Tongue of Modern Chinese Literature

Professor Jing Tsu (Yale University)

16 February 2010, Brunei Gallery, B111, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Seminar: Can China help increase policy space for African governments?

Dr Carlos Oya (SOAS)

9 February 2010, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar: China and the WTO – Case study on the Telecommunciations Sector

Dr Yuka Kobayashi (SOAS)

2 February 2010, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar: Sino-Indian Interface: Retrospect and Road ahead

Dr Ukteshwar Kumar (University of Bath)

19 January 2010, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar: What Really are China’s lessons for Africa against poverty?

Dr Le-yin Zhang (UCL)

12 January 2010, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar: Chinese Heritage and International Standard

Dr Tao Wang (SOAS) and Luca Zan

8 December 2009, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar: A Bumpy Road – China’s Pursuit of Food Security since 1949

Professor Robert Ash (SOAS)

1 December 2009, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar: The Impact of China's Global Economic Expansion on Latin America

Professor Rhys Jenkins (University of East Anglia)

24 November 2009, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar: TBC

Professor Guy Liu (Brunel University)

17 November 2009, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar: Rethinking Land Reform in Jiangnan and Taiwan, 1949-1953

Dr Julia Strauss (SOAS)

3 November 2009, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar: Christian Love and the Harmonious Society

Dr Gerda Wielander (University of Westminster)

27 October 2009, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar: Has Zhu Xi (1130-1200) read Huang Kan's (488-545) interpretations of the Analects?

Professor Bernhard Fuehrer (SOAS)

20 October 2009, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar: China-US Relations and Correcting Global Imbalances

Professor Terry McKinley (SOAS)

13 October 2009, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar: Structure of the Tangut Script: a radical approach

Andrew West (Babelstone)

21 May 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: China's Great Security Challenge: Military Influence, Economic Interests, and Policy Options

Professor Jianxiang Bi

19 May 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4421, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar: Evidentiality in Lhasa dialect: the uses of the non-egophoric

Guillaume Oisel (Université de Paris 3, Sorbonne-Nouvelle)

7 May 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Using the web as a resource for studying Asian languages: web corpus generation and the Sketch Engine for Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Persian and Telugu

Adam Kilgariff (University of Sussex)

30 April 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: The Management of Cultural Heritage in China

Luca Zan (University if Bologna, Visiting Scholar, SOAS University)

28 April 2009, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar: Once upon a time: Lepcha tales of creation and origin

Heleen Plaisier (University of Leiden)

23 April 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Secret Maps of the Ancient World and Other Hints of Early Chinese Voyages to the Americas

Charlotte Rees

21 April 2009, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar: Good Han, Bad Han: The Moral Parameters of Ethnopolitics in China

Uradyn Bulag

17 March 2009, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Seminar: Inner Party Democracy in Taiwan and the Fall of the DPP

Dafydd Fell (SOAS)

10 March 2009, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar: Rethinking Children’s Rights in Contemporary China

Michael Palmer (SOAS)

10 March 2009, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Seminar: Ecologically based foods and household food strategies in urban southwest China

Jakob Klein (SOAS)

3 March 2009, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Seminar: Power Shift in U.S.-China Relations

Quansheng Zhao

2 March 2009, 21/22 Russell Square, T102, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Seminar: The administrative system of the Old Tibetan Empire

Kazushi Iwao (Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science, British Library)

26 February 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Health Policy in post-Mao China

Jane Duckett

24 February 2009, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Seminar: Rethinking the Early 20th-Century Simplification of Chinese Prose

Theodore Huters

23 February 2009, 21/22 Russell Square, T102, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Seminar: Enemies and Friends: the Past, Present and Future of the Communist Party of China

Kerry Brown

17 February 2009, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Seminar: Changing state-society relations: land disputes, conflict and resistance in contemporary China

Xu Ting

27 January 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, B102, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Seminar: Study on some Tangut mythological texts from the Shengli yiha

Guillaume Jacques (Universite Paris Descartes, CRLAO)

22 January 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: The Vietnamese Party-State and Court Reform

Pip Nicholson (University of Melbourne)

20 January 2009, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar: The representation of Buddhism in Modern Mongolian Literature

Simon Wickham-Smith (University of Washington)

11 December 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Development in China: How Does Class Matter

Fleming Christianson

9 December 2008, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Seminar: How China’s Wartime Past is Shaping its Present – and Future

Rana Mitter

2 December 2008, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar: China’s Quest for Alternatives to Neo-Liberalism: market reform, economic growth, and labour

Dic Lo (SOAS)

25 November 2008, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Seminar: Religious Leaders in Contemporary Tibet

Hildegarde Diemberger

18 November 2008, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar: Recalling the Great Leap Famine

Professor Stefan Feuchtwang (Professorial Research Associate, SOAS)

28 October 2008, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Seminar: Internet Literature and Cultural Change in Contemporary China

Professor Michel Hockx (SOAS)

21 October 2008, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Seminar: Lawsuits Interrupted: the withdrawal method in China’s administrative litigation system

Professor Michael J E Palmer (SOAS)

14 October 2008, Brunei Gallery, B102, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Book Launch: Knowledge, Power & Printing

Professor Timothy Barret (SOAS)

23 May 2008, Brunei Gallery, Brunei Suite, 6:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Seminar: Contemporary Chinese Architecture

Professor Liu Dong (Institute of Comparative Literature & Culture, Peking University)

6 May 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, KLT, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: A Campaign within a Campaign: the Criticism of Confucius during the Cultural Revolution, 1971-74

Mr Ken Walker

27 March 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Digitizing the PLA: New Military Leaders, New Security Policy

Dr Jianxiang Bi

28 February 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Fit for purpose?  Personnel system reforms in the PRC

Dr Ian Seckington (Research Associate, SOAS)

21 February 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Fighting HIV/AIDS in China: an NGO's experience in dealing with the government

Chung TO (Director and founder of the Chi Heng Foundation)

8 February 2008, Brunei Gallery, B111, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

CCS Seminar - Professor Emeritus Richard John Lynn

Professor Emeritus Richard John Lynn

Straddling the Tradition-Modernity Divide: Huang Zunxian 黃遵憲 (1848-1905) and His Riben zashishi 日本雜事詩 (Poems on Miscellaneous Subjects from Japan) (1877-1882) and Late Qing - Early Meiji Cultural Relations

7 February 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

CCS Seminar - Dr Lauren Pfister

Dr Lauren Pfister

24 January 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Reading & Book Launch - OPERATION TROJAN HORSE: Poetry, History and Subversion

Gary Geddes

15 January 2008, Brunei Gallery, Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre (BGLT), 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Seminar - A Thousand Miles of Dreams: The Journeys of Two Chinese Sisters

Sasha Su-Ling Welland

3 December 2007, Brunei Gallery, B102, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Seminar: The first Emperor - again

Dr Frances Wood

1 November 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: One cheer for "Popular Literature" (suwenxue): Some thoughts on translating ten versions of the story of Mengjiangn"u

Professor Wilt Idema (Harvard University)

10 May 2007, Brunei Gallery, B101, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Seminar: BBC and China

Yuwen Wu (BBC Chinese Service)

21 March 2007, , Room 107, University of Westminster, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Seminar: China's e-policy: surfing the net or serving the people? Local e-government in Fujian and Guangdong

Jens Damm (Wissenschaftlicher Assistent ["Assistant Professor"] at the Institute of East Asian Studies, Free University Berlin)

28 February 2007, Brunei Gallery, B104, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Land conflicts and rural-rural migration in China

Dr Rachel Murphey (Bristol University)

14 February 2007, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Sweet Mandarin: A true story of 3 Generations of Chinese women and their journey from East to West

Helen Tse (author)

8 February 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, KLT, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Yu Hua’s Novels: narration structure

Dr Roman Shapiro (Moscow University)

24 January 2007, 309 Regent St, Room 107, University of Westminster, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Seminar: Building Bridges in Cyberspace

Isabel Hilton and Becky Hogge (Chinadialogue)

7 December 2006, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Mao's Last Revolution: Mission Accomplished?

Michael Schoenhals (Senior Lecturer in Modern Chinese Society at Lund University, Sweden)

30 November 2006, Russell Square: College Buildings, KLT, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Mencius for Han Dynasty readers: techniques, strategies and problems in Zhao Qi's Mengai zhu

Dr Bernard Fuehrer

8 November 2006, Brunei Gallery, B104, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: China’s Regional Newspaper Industry: The Stratums and the Financing Inclination

Xin Peiyu

1 November 2006, Brunei Gallery, B104, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Insular Hopelessness - The Early History of the British Library's Chinese Collections

Dr Frances Wood

26 October 2006, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Current Movement in Russian/Chinese Relationships

David Wall

14 June 2006, Brunei Gallery, B106, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Media and Society in China Today

Hu Zhengrong

7 June 2006, Brunei Gallery, B105, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: If Mao and Roosevelt Did Meet...A Turning Point in Sino-America Diplomacy

John Gittings

24 May 2006, Brunei Gallery, B104, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Environmental NGO and Civil Society in China

Thomas Gold (University of California, Berkeley)

22 February 2006, Brunei Gallery, B111, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Confucianism and the Spiritual Life and Faith in Ancient China

Prof Ren Dayuan (Chinese Academy of Arts)

10 February 2006, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: One Billion Customers: Lessons from the Front Lines of Doing Business in China

James McGregor

20 January 2006, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM