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This page archives news and events from UK universities and institutions from 2008, but excludes LSE's. Click HERE to view LSE's events page. 

2011

7th- 9th April, Languages at War: policies and practices of language contacts in conflicts and at International Conferences; Imperial War Museum, London, UK

28-30 January, 5th WAGNet Graduate Workshop Women and Gender in Chinese Studies, University of Westminster & Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

2010

24 to 26 Oct, the 12th West Lake International Conference on Small & Medium Business (WLICSMB 2010), in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China, jointly organized by Hangzhou Municipal Government, Zhejiang University of Technology, Zhejiang Small & Medium Enterprises Bureau, and World Association of Industrial & Technological Research organizations, UK.

22-25 October, The State of the Local State, a conference organised by Professor Vivienne Shue, jointly coordinated between the University of Oxford and the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), will be held at the University of Oxford.

8-9 Sept BACS annual conference on China studies, at Bristol University

27-28 August, Civic Culture, Harmonious Society: Rethinking Civil Society in Greater China Today, Contemporary China Studies Programme, Oxford University

11 August, When a Billion Chinese Jump: How China Will Save Mankind - Or Destroy It, Talk with Jonathan Watts and Isabel Hilton, Asia House

29 July, The Development of Civil Society in China: Opportunities and Challenges, by Prof. Xiaoyong Huang, vice-president, graduate school of the Chinese academy of social sciences (cass), This meeting is hosted by the China Policy Institute, University of Nottingham in conjunction with the Great Britain-China Centre, the Chatham House China Discussion Group and the Nottingham Confucius Institute, UK

12 July Global Economic Recovery: The Role of China and Other Emerging Economies, The annual conference of the Chinese Economic Association (Europe/UK), Organised by University of Oxford

29 July, The Development of Civil Society in China: Opportunities and Challenges, by Prof. Xiaoyong Huang, vice-president, graduate school of the Chinese academy of social sciences (cass), This meeting is hosted by the China Policy Institute, University of Nottingham in conjunction with the Great Britain-China Centre, the Chatham House China Discussion Group and the Nottingham Confucius Institute, UK

9th July,  China's Challenges, by Roderick MacFarquhar (Professor of History and Political Science, Fairbank Center, Harvard University), Asia House, UK

7th-8th July, Challenges for East Asia: The Past, Present & Future, Speakers: Professor Shaun Breslin (University of Warwick); Professor Stephan Feuchtwang (London School of Economics), 2nd Bristol Postgraduate Network for East Asian Studies Conference, University of Bristol

1-3 July  RELIGION AND THE CHARITABLE SOCIETY IN CHINA, keynote speech by Prof Richard Madsen (University of California, San Diego), Conference at University of Westminster

30 June, The Good Communist: Elite Training and State Building in Today's China, by Dr Frank Pieke (University Lecturer in the Modern Politics and Society of China, Faculty of Oriental Studies and Fellow of St Cross College, Oxford University, UK

28th to 30th June, The 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF CHINESE STUDIES: Urban Society: Challenges for the Present and Future, in Shanghai, China

24 June, Authorship as Problem: The Case of Early China, by Professor Martin Kern (Princeton), BICC Public lecture,  at Oxford University, UK.

22 June, Preconference on the 'Chindia' challenge to global communication, International Communication Association, Conceived and organized by: Daya Thussu, Professor of International Communication and Director of India, Media Centre at the University of Westminster, London 2010

21 June-10the July, the first Summer School on China Studies, at the Johns Hopkins - Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies, organised by the Nanjing University School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the World University Union and Jiangsu Provincial Government of China. [Notes: (1): it's FREE, but application is needed (either in Chinese or English); (2) please click the hyperlink for updated info and Application form - no Chinese qualification is required. This message is updated on 27 April]

15th Jun China Water Scarcity, Society and Adaptation, China Water Workshop, Speakers: Professor Mike Edmunds (School of Environment and Geography, Oxford University): Facing Water Scarcity: the case of North West China; Professor Alistair Borthwick (Deputy Head of Department of Engineering Science ,Oxford University): Human and Climate Effects on the Lower Yellow River; Dr. Mark New (Reader in Climate Science, Oxford University): Climate Change and Water Stress in China and Neighbouring States, etc.The School of Environment and Geography and the China Postgraduate Network  University of Oxford

10 June China and China's Foreign Policy, by The newly-appointed Chinese Ambassador to the UK, His Excellency Mr Liu Xiaoming, China Centre, University of Oxford.

2-3 June A Conference on REVISITING THE CHINA-INDIA BORDER DISPUTEÊ, University of Westminster, London.

26th May Chinese medicine face conventional medicine in two European Countries: France and Italy, by Dr Lucia Candelise (Fellow at REHSEIS, CNRS Paris), the Argo-EMR seminar series, University of Oxford

20 May,  "The Changing role of non-profit organisations in China's public service provision", by Prof He Jianyu, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Tsinghua University, Seminar on public services in China, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, University of Oxford

18th May, A Rising China and the Diasporic Chinese: Historicity, the State, and IR, by Professor Hong Liu, University of Manchester, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge

17 May,  "Is the Livestock Insurance Subsidy Policy in China Efficient?", by Prof Zhang Liqin, College of Economics & Management, China Agricultural University, Seminar on public services in China, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, University of Oxford

14 May, "The New Public Service Policies in Rural China from Year 2003: State and Existing Issues", by Prof Lin Wanlong, College of Economics & Management, China Agricultural University, Seminar on public services in China, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, University of Oxford

13 May The Chinese Economy: Myths and Realities, by Prof. Lawrence J. LAU (Vice-Chancellor of The Chinese University of Hong Kong), University of Oxford lecture.

11 May, China Studies Forum, Joint British Library/National Library of China

11 May  'Publishing in Chinese Studies', Chinese Postgraduate Network Workshop, at University of Glasgow

7 May,  "Study on the Determinant Factors for Provincial Scale of Civil Servants in China: Based on 2001-2009 Panel Data", by Prof Sun Tao, Zhou Enlai School of Public Administration, Nankai University. Seminar on public services in China, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, University of Oxford

5 May Peasant Strategies and Social Support in Rural Xinjiang, by Dr Ildiko Beller-Hann, National Institute of Chinese Studies,  SEAS Seminar Sheffield

4 May, CHINA / EUROPE: Economic and Social Models Compared, Speakers: Loretta Napoleoni (Italian Economist, author, journalist and political analyst) & Dic Lo (SOAS Academic, Chair of the Centre of Chinese Studies), SOAS

29 Apr Small Mercies: Poverty/Charity, State/Market, and the Provision of Social Welfare in Urban China, by Prof. Vivienne Shue (FBA. Leverhulme Professor and Director, Contemporary China Studies Programme, Oxford), (Chaired by Dr. Catherine Wang), in China: Past, Present and Future Interdisciplinary Seminar Series, Department of History Royal Holloway, University of London.

29 April Global Justice and Climate Change: Implications for China, by Prof. Paul Harris, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, the WUN Contemporary China Centre Virtual Seminar Series 2009-10: 'Social Development and Political Reform from economic, ethnic and ecological perspectives with a focus on issues of fairness and equality'.

26 April, "Chinese ethics and the notion of the golden rule", by  Tiziana Lippiello, Professor of Classical Chinese, Ca' Foscari University, Venice,  East Asian Studies departmental (and ASC) seminar, University of Cambridge 

22 April Personal wealth and traditional roles: women entrepreneurs in China, by Dr Minglu Chen, University of Sydney, WUN Contemporary China Centre Virtual Seminar Series 2009-10

13-14 April Networks in Chinese Society: An Interdisciplinary Faculty-Student Workshop, Pembroke College, University of Oxford [call par participants; Application form]

8-9 April  CPN annual conference on China studies, The China Postgraduate Network (UK), at the University of Oxford.

26 March Bamboo's Journey to the West: A Chinese-Italian girl's adventure of 1940s childhood in China, fashion career in Milan and married life in London, CSSA of The School of Oriental and African Studies

25 March Dynamic Hybridisation: the case of Japanese subsidiaries in China & The European arms purchase by Chinese Ministers in late Qing Dynasty, by Zheng Yu (Royal Holloway, PhD candidate) & Ren Yanxiang (Beijing University), in China: Past, Present and Future Interdisciplinary Seminar Series, Department of History Royal Holloway, University of London.

23 March, Music Taipei vs. Music Shanghai, by Professor Shen Tung from the Graduate Institute of Musicology, National Taiwan University, SOAS Centre of Taiwan Studies Seminar.

17th March, "The meaning of the Beijing Olympic Games for the China's urban transition", by Yi, Xin (Institute for Urban Design, Urbanism and Landscape, Faculty of architecture, Technical University of Munich),  The China Planning Research Group (CPRG) seminar.

11 March Strategies of Chinese medical treatment: three examples in rural Anhui, by Dr. Elisabeth Hsu (Oxford University), in China: Past, Present and Future Interdisciplinary Seminar Series, Department of History Royal Holloway, University of London.

11 March "Gendered Ethnicity in China: Embodied Citizenship and Indigeneity", by Eileen Walsh (OI, Oxford), Institute for Chinese Studies, Departmental Seminar Series, University of Oxford.

8th March, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Contrasting International Images of Contemporary China in Global Transformations, Professor Yongjin Zhang, University of Bristol, CEAS 2009-2010 Seminar Series, The PRC at Sixty: China Transformed -Implications for the Global Future, University of Bristol

4 March "The Increasing Significance of Guanxi in Chinese Transitional Economy." by Professor Bian Yanjie ( University of Minnesota), ICS and CCSP event, University of Oxford

24th March, "Orien-tations: A case for the Xiyuan Entertainment Complex in Beijing", by Marcos Cruz & Marjan Colletti (Bartlett School of Architecture-UCL),  The China Planning Research Group (CPRG) seminar.

2nd March Open and Shut: Working with China on Energy Policy, by  Dr Jonathan Sinton (China Programme Manager, International Energy Agency), China Energy and Environment Series,  Oxford University Centre for the Environment.

25th February, HEART AND MIND IN ANCIENT CHINA, OR: A DESIRABLE THEORY, Public Lecture Robert H. Gassmann (Professor Emeritus, University of Zurich), Early China Seminar, SOAS

22nd February When China Rules the World: Contested Modernities and our Global Future, by Dr Martin Jacques, LSE and the Guardian,  the 2nd Bristol Annual Lecture in East Asian Studies, Bristol.

18th February Popular Grievances Addressed to China's 'Letters and Visits Administration': Unanticipated Changes Over Time, by Professor Isabelle Thireau (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris), Contemporary China Studies Programme & Institute for Chinese Studies event, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

18 Feb Muslims and China's Borders and Borderlands, by Prof. Raj Brown (Royal Holloway), in China: Past, Present and Future Interdisciplinary Seminar Series, Department of History Royal Holloway, University of London.

24th Feb Putting a strain on the West: How China is able to get into the EU decision-making process, by Chris Oates, PhD candidate, University of Oxford 

18 February "Popular Grievances Addressed to China's 'Letters and Visits Administration': Unanticipated Changes Over Time", by Professor Isabelle Thireau (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Pairs) ll, ICS and CCSP event, University of Oxford

18th Feb, Workshop on Religion, Secularism, and Modernity in Asia, the final event organized by the AHRC Network 'Translations and Transformations: China, Modernity and Cultural Transmission', CRASSH Seminar, University of Cambridge. 

18 Feb Urban Professionals in China (tbc), by Lisa Hoffman, University of Washington-Seattle, WUN Contemporary China Centre Virtual Seminar Series 2009-10

15-17 February Research colloquium: 'Religion and Manchu society, 1600-2009', School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London.

16 Feb, "China and the Internet", by Jessica Richman of the Oxford Internet Institute, see more info on Goggle affair with China: http://edition.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/01/23/schneier.google.hacking/index.html?hpt=T2%20

15th February, An anthropology of the night universe: the case of the nocturnal pilgrimage to the peak of Huashan (Mount Splendor), by Dr. Brigitte Baptandier, University of Paris X, Nanterre, The University of Cambridge Department of East Asian Studies event.

11 February "China and the World: Between Past and Future", by Professor Zhang Yongjin (University of Bristol), ICS and CCSP event, University of Oxford

5th February The Chinese Counter-Reformation: Rebuilding the State for a New Era, by Professor Barry Naughton, University of Oxford China Centre & Contemporary China Studies Programme & Oxford Department of International Development

5 February China in International Society -Is Peaceful Rise Possible? by Professor Barry Buzan (London School of Economics and Political Science),  International Politics Research Group, Department of Politics special lecture/seminar, Bristol.

4 February  "Wuijiaochang/Pentagon Plaza: Public Screens and Everyday Enchantment in Contemporary Shanghai." by Professor Chris Berry (Goldsmiths University, London), ICS and CCSP event, University of Oxford

4 Feb Jingdezhen's China: Porcelain in Local and Global Context, by Dr. Anne Gerritsen (Warwick), in China: Past, Present and Future Interdisciplinary Seminar Series, Department of History Royal Holloway, University of London.

3rd February, "Land Rights Insecurity and Temporary Migration in Rural China", by Maëlys De La Rupelle (Phd researcher, Paris School of Economics; Currently visiting researcher, Bocconi University, Milano),  The China Planning Research Group (CPRG) seminar.

28 Jan,  "The China Syndrome: Warning signs ahead for the global economy", by James Chanos, President of Kynikos Associates, New York, China Centre, University of Oxford

28 January "What excavated materials tell us about the lives of women in China during the Tang and the Song" (出土材料与唐宋女性研究), by Deng Xiaonan (Beijing), Institute for Chinese Studies, Departmental Seminar Series, University of Oxford.

27th January,  "Urban Conservation and Revalorisation of Dilapidated Historic Quarters: the Case of Nanluoguxiang in Beijing", by Dr. Hyun Bang Shin (Lecturer in Urban Geography, Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics), The China Planning Research Group (CPRG) seminar.

25th January, A Chinese Approach to International Affairs? History, Identity, and the Challenges of Cultural Determinism, by Professor Arne Westad, London School of Economics. The University of Cambridge Department of East Asian Studies event.

21 January "Characteristic perspective of differences between Chinese men and women", by Ma Jian (Independent author, London), Institute for Chinese Studies, Departmental Seminar Series, University of Oxford.

21 Jan, China's Contemporary Foreign Trade Relations, by Dr. Yuka Kobayashi (SOAS), in China: Past, Present and Future Interdisciplinary Seminar Series, Department of History Royal Holloway, University of London.

20th January,  "The Hutongs of Beijing and their Transformations: A Voyage in Time across the Secrets of the 'Square-China'", by Dr. Francesco Bernabei (University La Sapienza, Rome; currently urban designer for Sprunt Architects, London), The China Planning Research Group (CPRG) seminar, UCL

20th January - 10 March, China Economy Seminar Series, University of Oxford China Centre

18th January, Can China Stabilize Its Economic Development? by Professor Lina Song, University of Nottingham, CEAS 2009-2010 Seminar Series, The PRC at Sixty: China Transformed -Implications for the Global Future, University of Bristol

18th January, Rural Law Activism and Citizenship Struggles in Neo-socialist China, by Dr. Susanne Brandstätter, University of Oslo. The University of Cambridge Department of East Asian Studies event.

14 January Workshop: Civil Society in East and Southeast Asia - Understanding the Local Impact of the Global Promotion of Civil Society, Organised by the Bristol-Mekong Project and PSA Pacific-Asia Specialist Group (with financial support from the Centre for East Asian Studies Vice Chancellor's Initiative Fund, Institute of Advanced Studies, and PSA)

2009

10 December, China's changing relationship with the world, by Madam Fu Ying, Chinese Ambassador to the United Kingdom. ESU Churchill Lecture.

10th December,  The 50th anniversary of The China Quarterly - A round table will bring together the former editors who will share their reflections on 50 years of China studies in The China Quarterly,  Speakers: Robert Ash, Richard Louis Edmonds, John Gittings, Brian Hook, Christopher Howe, Roderick MacFarquhar, David Shambaugh, Julia Strauss, Lord Wilson of Tillyorn, Dick Wilson, The China Quarterly and SAOS

9th December, "China's emerging regional governance and spatial planning" (shared seminar with BSP-seminar series), by Professor Fulong Wu (Department of City and Regional Planning, Cardiff University).  The China Planning Research Group (CPRG) seminar.

01 Dec, A Bumpy Road - China's Pursuit of Food Security since 1949, Professor Robert Ash (SOAS)

27-29 Nov,  "The Global Politics of China", BICC's conference, Universities of Oxford, Bristol and Manchester [Programmes Day one, Day two]

24th Nov, The Impact of China's Global Economic Expansion on Latin America, Professor Rhys Jenkins (University of East Anglia)

23rd November, China's Rise from a Regional to a Global Power: Some Theoretical and Methodological Challenges, by Professor Christopher Hughes, London School of Economics and Political Science, CEAS 2009-2010 Seminar Series, The PRC at Sixty: China Transformed -Implications for the Global Future, University of Bristol

23 Nov, "Below-Replacement Fertility and Childbearing Intention in Jiangsu Province, China", by Professor Zhenzhen Zheng (the Institute of Population and Labour Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences), China Centre event, University of Oxford

19 November "Gendered Ethnicity in China: Embodied Citizenship and Indigeneity", by Eileen Walsh (OI, Oxford), ICS, Oxford seminer.

18th November, Discovering Ancient Trade Routes: Underwater excavations in the South China Sea from the 11th to the 18th century AD, by Franck Goddio (European Institute for Underwater Archaeology),  Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology event.

17th November, STUDIES OF THE CHINESE SPEAKING WORLD, by Dr Jeremy Taylor (Sheffield), Asian Studies Centre, St. Antony's College, University of Oxford.

12 Nov Chinese Economy (tbc), by Prof. Markus Taube, University of Duisburg-Essen, WUN Contemporary China Centre Virtual Seminar Series 2009-10

11th November, "Why Poverty Neighbourhoods Exist? - An Examination of a Poor Neighbourhood in Urban China Through the Lens of Their Livelihoods and Vulnerabilities", by Ying Chang (PhD researcher, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University), The China Planning Research Group (CPRG) seminars.

9th November, Sino-American Relations: Indispensable Partners or Inevitable Rivals? Professor Rosemary Foot, University of Oxford, CEAS 2009-2010 Seminar Series, The PRC at Sixty: China Transformed -Implications for the Global Future, University of Bristol

05 Nov Road Construction as an Agent of Change: The Case of Southwest China, by Dr Yongming Zhou, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WUN Contemporary China Centre Virtual Seminar Series 2009-10 

03 Nov Rethinking Land Reform in Jiangnan and Taiwan, 1949-1953, Dr Julia Strauss (SOAS)

29 Oct The Moral Order of a Middle Class Community in Beijing, by Prof. Tai Lok Lui, Hong Kong University, WUN Contemporary China Centre Virtual Seminar Series 2009-10

26th October, China's Renewable Sector: Clean Energy Firms in the World's most Polluted Country, by Joe Studwell, University of Cambridge, University of Bristol; University of Cambridge Department of East Asian Studies event.

26th October, The Rise of the Asian Drivers and the Implications for Development Strategy: Africa as a Case in Point, Professor Raphael Kaplinsky, The Open University, CEAS 2009-2010 Seminar Series, The PRC at Sixty: China Transformed -Implications for the Global Future, University of Bristol

22-23 October, The Employment of Chinese Migrants in the UK: Issues and Solutions, An ILO-University of Nottingham Joint Workshop. Background (this event is by invitation only)

22 Oct Living on the Edge: Precarious Livelihoods in Pre-war Beijing, by Dr Marjorie Dryburgh, University of Sheffield, WUN Contemporary China Centre Virtual Seminar Series 2009-10  

21st October "RESPONSES OF STREAM FLOW AND WATER LEVEL TO CLIMATE CHANGE AND LUCC IN QINGHAI LAKE WATERSHED, CHINA", by

Yongliang Sun [College of Water Science, Beijing Normal University],  China Planning Research Group [CPRG], UCL

19 Nov The Modernization of Daoism: Remaking Tradition in a World in Motion, by Prof. Jean DeBernardi, University of Alberta, WUN Contemporary China Centre Virtual Seminar Series 2009-10

15 October "China after Copenhagen: The Entrenchment of Consumer Culture in Contemporary China and its Implications", by Karl Gerth (Merton, Oxford), ICS, Oxford seminar.

15 Oct  Accumulation for Industrialisation in China: Planned Economy (1953-1983), the 'Market Mechanism' (1983-2003) and Beyond, by Prof. Flemming Christiansen, University of Leeds,  WUN Contemporary China Centre Virtual Seminar Series 2009-10

14 October  Public debate on China's political challenges,  Speakers: Jonathan Fenby (former editor of The Observer, author of The Penguin History of Modern China), Jonsson Li (Chair of UK China Chamber of Finance and Investment, Visiting professor, Renmin University), Lili Zhao (Managing editor of China Ethos), Kerry Brown (Senior Fellow, Asia Programme, Chatham House, Visiting Research Fellow, East Asian Studies Centre, LSE), Dartmouth House, English-Speaking Union

14th October,"INTERNATIONAL HIERARCHY AND CHINA'S QUEST FOR STATUS", by Dr Shogo Suzuki (Lecturer, School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester),  The China Planning Research Group (CPRG) seminar.

13th October, China-US Relations and Correcting Global Imbalances, Professor Terry McKinley (SOAS)

12th October, "Self-observation from the Outside: Heritage and Planning in Quanzhou city", by Professor Stephan Feuchtwang, London School of Economics, The University of Cambridge Department of East Asian Studies event.

12th October, 2009 China's Employment Challenges under the Conditions of Globalization, Dr. Albert Park, University of Oxford, CEAS 2009-2010 Seminar Series, The PRC at Sixty: China Transformed -Implications for the Global Future, University of Bristol

08 Oct Internet Forum and Fandom in Contemporary China, by Dr Wang Yi, University of Western Australia, WUN Contemporary China Centre Virtual Seminar Series 2009-10 

12th & 13th September Consumer Revolution or Consuming Revolution: Making Sense of Marketization in China, (Conference summary), University of Oxford,

9-11 September,  Dialogue & Difference - Meditations on Local/Global Values in Post-Modernity, (SOAS).

08-10 Sep 4th Joint East Asian Studies Conference, - a triennial meeting held by the three academic associations representing East Asian Studies in the UK (The British Associations for Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Studies - BACS, BAJS, and BAKS, The University of Sheffield

7-9 September, The 2nd Conference of the International Forum for Contemporary Chinese Studies: Beyond the Revolution and Reforms: the People's Republic of China at 60, University of Nottingham

4 June, From Imitation to Innovation - The future of technology based entrepreneurship in China, University of Oxford

3-4 June, 6th East Asian Social Policy International Conference, University of Sheffield.

21-22 May Cosmopolitanism and Cultural Flows in East Asia, University of Manchester

16th May Colloquium on Building a Harmonious Society in China: Reducing Poverty and Improving Public Services, University of Oxford.

13th May Europe's China Strategy? Developments and Dilemmas, University of Bristol.

6 May Asia in Global and Comparative Perspectives: Commercial, Cultural and Institutional Connectivity, University of Manchester

6 May Understanding China: A Feasible Undertaking? - case study research in State Owned Enterprises, University of Leeds.

29 April Transferring organizational practices and the dynamics of hybridisation: Japanese retail multinationals in China. University of Leeds.

23 April Marriage Migration in Contemporary China, University of Leeds.

3-5 April Rethinking Urban-Rural Interactions in China's Agricultural Development, University of Leeds.

30th Mar, Cross-Cultural Communication: effective communication with Chinese people in education, business and everyday life, University of Oxford.

27th Mar, China's Education Reform: Radical Shifts and their Implications, University of Oxford

25th January, "A Chinese Approach to International Affairs? History, Identity and the challenges of Cultural Determinism", by Professor Arne Westad, LSE, The University of Cambridge Department of East Asian Studies event.

21-23 January, 'Women and Gender in Contemporary Chinese Studies', WAGNet Graduate Workshop, University of Bristol.

20 January, Tuesday 18:30 to 19:30 President Obama: Key Challenges in the US Relationship with China, by, David Schlesinger, Editor-in-Chief, Reuters News, Chatham House Asia Programme

20 January, 5.00 to 6.30 pm THE PRODUCTION OF RULERS: COMMUNIST PARTY SCHOOLS AND THE TRANSITION TO NEO-SOCIALISM IN CONTEMPORARY CHINA,  by Dr Frank Pieke, Contemporary China Seminar (Oriental Studies, University of Oxford) - Cancelled

2008 

9 Dec, 'Development in China: How Does Class Matter

', Fleming Christianson (University of Leeds), SOAS

3 Dec: "China's journalism: did anything change in 2008?" Speaker: Isabel Hilton, journalist, BBC radio presenter and editor, China Dialogue website, University of Oxford

2 Dec 'Religious Leaders in Contemporary Tibet', Hildegarde Diemberger (University of Cambridge), SOAS

27 Nov, Strategic Partnerships in China, Chatham House

27 Nov, The New Woman Image in the Fiction of Shi Zhecun, by Christoph Rosenmeier, Cambridge

25 Nov, 'China's Quest for Alternatives to Neo-Liberalism: market reform, economic growth, and labour', by Dic Lo, SOAS

21 Nov, The Transformation of Chinese Media, Ideology and System Change, by Prof. Zhengrong Hu, University of Westminster

19-21 Nov, Inaugural Conference: International forum for Contemporary Chinese Studies, Law and Social Sciences, China Policy Institute, University of Nottingham. 

18 Nov, 'How China's Wartime Past is Shaping its Present and Future', Rana Mitter (University of Oxford), SOAS

18 Nov, CHINA'S ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES IN AN INTERDEPENDENT WORLD, by Dr Kathy Morton (Australian National University), Asian Studies Centre, University of Oxford

17 Nov., 'China's Second Generation of Economic Reform: The Tests Ahead', by Mr. Jonathan Fenby, Trusted Sources Inc. Department of East Asian Studies, University of Cambridge

14-15 Nov. New Research on Chinese Migration, Middlesex University

6 Nov, Axis of Convenience: Moscow, Beijing and The New Geopolitics, by Dr Bobo Lo, Director, Russia and China Programmes, Centre for European Reform, Chatham House

28 Oct. 'Recalling the Great Leap Famine', by Prof. Stefan Feuchtwang (LSE), SOAS

24-26 Oct. Globalisation and Chinese Culture: History and Challenges ---- The International Conference on "Chinese Society and China Studies" at Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

21 Oct 'Internet Literature and Cultural Change in Contemporary China' by Prof Michel Hockx, SOAS

20 Oct. Post-Olympics China and its Relations with the West, HE Mrs Fu Ying, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China, Chatham House

16 Oct., Legal Change and Post-Olympic Challenges in china, SPEAKER: DR Nicholas Bequelin, Senior China Researcher, Human Rights Watch,  Chatham House

14 Oct. 'Lawsuits Interrupted: the withdrawal method in China's administrative litigation system', by Professor Michael Palmer, SOAS

8 Oct. 5-7pm  'Old Shanghai, New Shanghai. Ten Theses on a Once-and-Future Global City', by Professor Jeffrey Wasserstrom, at IAS Seminar Room, University of Warwick

19 Sep. Climate Change Post-Kyoto: Insights from BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China), University of Glasgow

12-13 Sep. Documenting the Beijing Olympics, SOAS.

4 - 5 Sep. British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS) Annual Conference: China: Nature and Humanity, University of Leeds.

12 July, The Battle for China, A one day satellite conference of the Battle of Ideas festival and part of CHINA NOW festival, the UK's largest ever festival of Chinese culture

27th June CAIJING FORUM and the Asia Programme at Chatham House Present a one day conference 'Chinese Companies Going Global' from 09.30-17.00 at Chatham House, 10 St James's Square, London.

On 13th June  at the The London Anthropology Day: Current Research (II), Dr Geoffrey Gowlland (LSE) presented a paper 'Learning To See Value: Interactions Between Artisans And Their Clients In A Chinese Craft Industry'. 

 

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