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SOAS China Institute

SOAS China Institute Monday Seminars

SOAS China Institute Monday Seminars examine 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: Professor Steve Tsang

Contact Li-Sa Whittington/ Aki Elborzi on for further information.

Please note that we do not distribute seminar notes.

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Forthcoming Events

The Mass Biopolitics of Medicine in Socialist China

Ban Wang, William Haas Professor in Chinese Studies, Stanford University

This talk will discuss the films Spring Comes to Withered Trees (Kumu fengchun 枯木逢春, 1961) and Spring Shoots (Chunmiao春苗, 1975). 

25 October 2021, Virtual Event, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Biden’s China Policy: Old Wine in New Bottles?

Andrew J. Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science, Columbia University

Professor Andrew J. Nathan will discuss the elements of Biden's China strategy and assess what he is likely to achieve.

1 November 2021, Virtual Event, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM