China Centre Thursday Seminar Series Michaelmas Term 2019

Please find below the programme for the Michaelmas Term 2019 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 Kin-ku Cheng Lecture Theatre, China Centre, Dickson Poon Building, Canterbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6LU unless otherwise specified. This seminar series is jointly organised by the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies and the Faculty of Oriental Studies. To see more events happening at the China Centre, please click here.

All are welcome to attend.


17 October
‘Military-strategic Drivers of China’s Assertiveness in the SCS: Space and Naval Development’
Dr Sarah Kirchberger, Kiel


24 October
‘China’s Weapons Transfer in the Western Hemisphere’
Dr Carlos Solar, Oxford


31 October
‘The Body Simile and the Politics of Illness in Early China’
Professor Roel Sterckx, Cambridge


7 November
Minjian: the Rise of China’s Grassroots Intellectuals’
Dr Sebastian Veg, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales


14 November
‘Discussing Renaissance Pedagogy with Late Ming Literati: the Role of Alfonso Vagnone's Treatises on Moral Philosophy’  
Dr Giulia Faluto, Oxford


21 November
‘Max Weber’s China: the Transcendental and the Empirical’
Professor Scott Lash, Goldsmiths


28 November
‘Gender and Class at Work in Rural China under Mao’
Dr Joseph Lawson, Newcastle


5 December
‘Might a Looming Water Crisis in Northern China Derail China's Economic Growth?’
Mr Charles Parton, RUSI