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SOAS China Institute

Forthcoming Events

The China Institute coordinates activities at SOAS, University of London that relate to the study of China.  The events bring together academic staff and students with diverse interests and backgrounds.

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  • The China Order: Behind the Rising PRC Power
  • Professor Fei-Ling Wang (Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • This talk outlines the China Order as a long-lasting political tradition and a deeply internalized worldview in the Chinese World.


  • Call for YCW London Mentee Applications
  • After the success of our second year in 2018-2019, the London chapter is pleased to launch the mentorship programme for its third year. We are calling for applications from early career young professionals in the YCW London network to participate in the Programme. 



  • Hong Kong on the Edge
  • Jeff Wasserstrom (Chancellor's Professor of History, UC Irvine)
  • This talk will focus on patterns of protest and the tightening of political controls in Hong Kong during the last few decades, paying particular attention to the 2014 Umbrella Movement and of this dramatic events of this year, including the most recent June 4th anniversary vigil.