China Centre Seminar Series Michaelmas Term 2020

Please find below the programme for the Michaelmas Term 2020 China Centre Thursday Seminar Series at the University of Oxford China Centre. The following seminars, jointly organised with the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies and the Faculty of Oriental Studies, will take place weekly either at 12:30pm on Wednesday or 5pm on Thursdays (except on 29 October). The sessions will take place online, using Microsoft Teams. All welcome (please check the China Centre’s website for guidelines on how to register).


Professor Rosemary Foot, University of Oxford
Professor Rana Mitter, University of Oxford
Thursday 15 Oct (5pm): Joint Book Launch by Professor Rosemary Foot, China, The UN, and Human Protection. Beliefs, Power, Image and Professor Rana Mitter, China’s Good War: How World War II is Shaping a New Nationalism


Dr Naomi Yamada, University of Tsukuba
Wednesday 21 Oct (12:30pm): ‘Preferential Education Policies in Multi-ethnic China: National Rhetoric, Local Realities’


Professor Eugenio Menegon, Boston University
Thursday 29 Oct (12:30pm): ‘The Invisible City: A Global Microhistory of Europeans and their Social Networks in Eighteenth Century Beijing’


Professor Xuefei Ren, Michigan State University
Thursday 5 Nov (5 pm): ‘Governing the Urban in China and India’


Dr Ed Pulford, University of Manchester
Thursday 12 Nov (5 pm): ‘Time and History across China’s Northeastern Borders’


Professor Li Zhang, University of California, Davis
Thursday 19 Nov (5 pm): ‘Anxious China: Inner Revolution and Politics of Psychotherapy’


Professor Andrew Jones, University of California, Berkeley
Thursday 26 Nov (5 pm): ‘Tchang's Secret Signature: Paranoia, Realism, and The Adventures of Tintin


Professor Keith Knapp, The Citadel (Charleston, South Carolina)
Thursday 3 Dec (5pm): ‘The Changing Face of Devotion: Images of Filial Piety Stories in Early Imperial China’