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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/ Aki Elborzi on sci@soas.ac.uk for further information.

Please note that we do not distribute seminar notes.

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Forthcoming Events

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

Disability in China: Citizenship, Identity and Culture

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