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.

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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

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