China Centre Thursday Seminar Series Trinity Term 2019

Please find below the programme for the Trinity 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.


Thursday 2 May
Creative Compilations: Shifting Content in Popular Print Culture in Late Imperial China
Dr Nathan Woolley (University of Glasgow)


Thursday 9 May
Conversations with Confucius: New Views on History, Authenticity and Humanity in Recently Unearthed Manuscripts
Professor Scott Cook (Yale-NUS College)


Thursday 16 May
Happiness in Henan, Circa 1200 BC: A Study of the Divination Coda kan 侃 in the Huayuanzhuang East Oracle Bone Inscriptions
Professor Adam Schwartz (Hong Kong Baptist University)


Thursday 23 May
Problematic Sovereignty on China’s Periphery: A Case Study of Post-1997 Hong Kong
Dr Monique Chu (University of Southampton)


Thursday 30 May
Making the Vigilant Citizens: Gender and Surveillance in China
Professor Wu Ka-ming (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)


Thursday 6 June
National Security, Free Trade Agreements and Investment – the Case of China
(This talk is co-sponsored with the Oxford Chinese Law Discussion Group)
Professor Vivienne Bath (The University of Sydney)


Thursday 13 June
Unpacking Farmers’ Cognition of Land Usufruct in China’s Urban Periphery: A Behavioural Institutionalist Perspective
Dr Wang Yiming (University of Bristol)


Thursday 20 June
The Qièyùn Manuscripts before the Emergence of the Guǎngyùn Dictionary
Dr Françoise Bottero (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales)