The University of Oxford China Centre is a new hub for various academic activities related to China at the University of Oxford, located on the premises of St Hugh's College in the magnificent Dickson Poon Building. By bringing together superb academics and researchers from a broad range of disciplines, the China Centre will foster innovative collaborative initiatives and ensure that Oxford's research on China produces even more substantial impact, both domestically and abroad.
- Jenny Chan has co-authored an article with Pun Ngai and Mark Selden about labour conditions in China. It has been published in chinadialogue.Read More »
- Tuesday 3 May, 6pm (doors open at 5.30pm). ‘A View from the Director’s Chair: Filmmaking and its future in China.’ The third Deutsche Bank Oxford …Read More »
- On 16 March, the China Centre received a visit from Ai Ping, Vice President of CAFIU (Chinese Association for International Understanding), former Vice Minister of …Read More »
- ‘Dancing with the Digital Devil?: Beijing’s Ambivalent Embrace of the Internet’ is the title of the second lecture of the Deutsche Bank Oxford China Centre …Read More »
- The authors’ chapter examines the role of local governments in drawing in businesses and investments, and the specific conditions of Chinese rural migrant workers’ production …Read More »
- Social scientists have assessed the fast expansion, and commercialization, of Chinese education under market reforms since the late 1970s. Recently they have specifically looking into the …Read More »
- Superfluous Things: Material Culture and Social Status in Early Modern China (1991), by Craig Clunas, has been translated into Chinese.Read More »
- On 4 November 2015, Matthew Erie gave a presentation, entitled ‘Islam in China/China in Islam: Revival, Contest, and Law’, at the University of Warwick China …Read More »
- During recent commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the ending of World War II in Asia, Rana Mitter was invited to talk about China’s role …Read More »
- Ying Yu’s article on consumer protection law has been published by the People’s Court Daily. The article is about EU reform of consumer protection law …Read More »
A View from the Director’s Chair: Filmmaking and its Future in China.
Tuesday, 3 May, 18:00 - Tuesday, 3 May, 19:15 at Lecture Theatre 1
The third Deutsche Bank Oxford China Centre Lecture Series, will be given by Lu Chuan, internationally renowned director of City of Life and Death and The Last Supper. The lecture will be preceded by a screening of the film City of Life and Death (3pm in the Lecture Theatre).
Mengzi and Lévinas: the Heart Pained by the Other and Subjectivity as Sensibility
Thursday, 5 May, 17:00 - Thursday, 5 May, 18:30 at Lecture Theatre 1
Professor Xiaoming Wu 伍曉明教授, Associate Professor, College of Arts, University of Canterbury, will talk about ‘Mengzi and Lévinas: the Heart Pained by the Other and Subjectivity as Sensibility’.
The Cultural Revolution. A People’s History 1962-1976
Monday, 9 May, 17:00 - Monday, 9 May, 18:30 at Lecture Theatre 1
Frank Dikötter will talk about his book, The Cultural Revolution A People’s History 1962 – 1976, the final volume of ‘The People’s Trilogy’, completing the unprecedented series on Maoist China, seen from the perspectives of ordinary people, begun by the Samuel Johnson prize-winning Mao’s Great Famine. In 1966 an ageing Mao launched an ambitious scheme … Continue reading The Cultural Revolution. A People’s History 1962-1976 →
New Firm Dynamics and Economic Growth in China: The Effect of SOEs (State-Owned Enterprises)
Tuesday, 10 May, 12:00 - Tuesday, 10 May, 13:30 at Lecture Theatre 1
Loren Brandt, University of Toronto, will talk about ‘New Firm Dynamics and Economic Growth in China: The Effect of SOEs (State-Owned Enterprises)’. Loren Brandt, Professor of Economics, Noranda Chair in Economics and International Trade, Department of Economics, University of Toronto.
The Transformation of China’s Innovative Capacity
Thursday, 12 May, 17:00 - Thursday, 12 May, 18:30 at Lecture Theatre 1
Bruce McKern and George Yip will talk about ‘The Transformation of China’s Innovative Capacity’. Bruce McKern, Visiting Research Fellow, Said Business School, University of Oxford; George Yip, Professor of Marketing and Strategy, Imperial College London