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/ Aki Elborzi on email@example.com for further information.
Please note that we do not distribute seminar notes.
Dr Sarah Dauncey (University of Nottingham)
Who defines what it means to be ‘disabled’ in China today? In this talk, Sarah Dauncey looks at the construction of disabled identities specifically from the perspective of Chinese cultural epistemologies.11 March 2019, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
William Jankowiak (University of Nevada)
Hot Romance and Cold Calculation: Understanding Mate Selection, Dating, and Valued Place on Love in Urban China.25 March 2019, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Dr Zhenqing Zheng (Tsinghua University, Beijing)
Since China’s reforms in the 1980’s, bureaucratic changes and market forces have reshapened the general public’s lives and opinions. This seminar examines to what degree, social differences in urban-rural divide, social stratification, distributive fairness perceptions, generational gap and so on have impacted people’s attitudes regarding governance reform and performance in China.10 June 2019, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM