China Centre Thursday Seminar Series Michaelmas Term 2018

Please find below the programme for the Michaelmas Term 2018 China Centre Thursday Seminar Series at the University of Oxford China Centre. All events listed will be held on Thursdays from 5.00pm in the Lecture Theatre, China Centre, Dickson Poon Building, Canterbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6LU unless otherwise specified. This seminar series is organised by the China Centre. To see more events happening at the China Centre, please click here.

All are welcome to attend.

Thursday 11 October
The Chinese Typewriter: A History
Tom Mullaney (Stanford University)


Thursday 18 October
‘Russian Brides’ and the Politics of National Reproduction in the People’s Republic of China
Elena Barabantseva (Manchester University)


Thursday 25 October
Coercive Sounds – Music, Power, and Politics in Early China
Avital Rom (University of Cambridge)


Thursday 1 November
Chinese Medical Houses in Huizhou, PR China
Elisabeth Hsu (University of Oxford)


Thursday 8 November
Justice, Ethics and Power: Xi Jinping and the New Social Contract in China
Kerry Brown (King’s College London)


Thursday 15 November
Coining Chinese Civilization: The Emergence of Civilizational Consciousness in Early China
Uffe Bergeton (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)


Thursday 22 November
Peasant Poets: The Formation of Literati Identity during the Han
Christopher J. Foster (University of Oxford)


Thursday 29 November
Designing Authoritarian Deliberation: How Social Media Platforms Influence Political Talk in China
Daniela Stockmann (Hertie School of Governance, Berlin)