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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/ Isabelle Scott on 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

Women’s Pornographies and Social Activism in Hong Kong

Katrien Jacobs

This talk analyzes the views and activities of sex activists and entrepreneurs in Hong Kong and San Francisco, who were interviewed about the topic of queer and feminist pornography and its relationship to social movements.

5 November 2018, , 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

China, from Present to Past

Professor Valerie Hansen (Yale University)
12 November 2018, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Déjà Vu? Photography as Metaphor: Repurposing Archival Photographs of Mao

Prof. Barbara Mittler (University of Heidelberg)

The anchor for this presentation which stems from a joint research project with the historian of India, Sumathi Ramaswamy, is Gigi Scaria’s six-minute video installation No Parallel (2010).

14 January 2019, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM