Full Listing of Events for Trinity Term 2019

Trinity Term: Sunday 28 April–Saturday 22 June 2019

More details will be provided nearer to the start of the new term

1st week
Monday 29 April

56.30pm

Lucina Ho/Seminar Room 1

International History of East Asia seminar

‘Empire and its Aftermath in the Making of Asia’

Michael Thornton, Yale University

‘Justice on Japan’s Northern Frontier: Ethnicity and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Hokkaido and Sakhalin’

Tommy Yui Chim Lo, University of Oxford

‘”Era of Asian Resurgence”: China, India and Post-war Asia, c. 1945–1949’

Tuesday 30 April

12pm

Lucina Ho/Seminar Room 1

Reza Hasmath, University of Alberta

‘The Growth and Development of Chinese NGOs Domestically and Abroad, and its Implications for International Affairs’

Thursday 2 May

56.30pm

Kin-ku Cheng Lecture Theatre

China Centre Seminar series

Nathan Woolley, University of Glasgow

‘Creative Compilations: Shifting Content in Popular Print Culture in Late Imperial China’

Friday 3 May

12pm

Ho Tim Seminar Room

Scott Moore, University of Pennsylvania

‘China and the Global Future: The Case for Optimism’

 
 
2nd week
Monday 6 May

56.30pm

Kin-ku Cheng Lecture Theatre

The May Fourth Movement Centenary Lecture

Klaus Mühlhahn, Free University of Berlin

‘Making China Modern’

Thursday 9 May

56.30pm

Kin-ku Cheng  Lecture Theatre

China Centre Seminar series

Professor Scott Cook, Yale-NUS College

‘Conversations with Confucius: New Views on History, Authenticity and Humanity in Recently Unearthed Manuscripts’

Friday 10 May

12pm

Lucina Ho Room/Seminar Room 1

Mandarin Forum

Details to be confirmed

 

 
 
3rd week
Monday 13 May

5–6.30pm

Lucina Ho/Seminar Room 1

International History of East Asia seminar

‘Families Across Borders in the Asia-Pacific’

Y.J. Hwang, University of Pittsburgh

‘Border Crossing and the Shaping of an Imagined Citizenship: The Case of Korean Picture Brides’

Kanako Kuramitsu, University of Birmingham

‘Sino-Japanese Children Born During and in the Aftermath of the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937–1945): their Experiences and Identities’

Tuesday 14 May

56.30pm

Kin-ku Cheng Lecture Theatre

Charlene Chu

‘Song of Praise for a Flower: One Woman’s Journey through China’s Tumultuous 20th Century’

Wednesday 15 May

56.30pm

Kin-ku Cheng Lecture Theatre

Oxford Seminar on Visual Culture in Modern and Contemporary China

Geng Song, University of Hong Kong

‘Gendering Chinese Nationalism on the Small Screen’

Thursday 16 May

56.30pm

Kin-ku Cheng Lecture Theatre

China Centre Seminar series

Adam Schwartz, Hong Kong Baptist University

‘Happiness in Henan, Circa 1200 BC: A Study of the Divination Coda kan 侃in the Huayuanzhuang East Oracle Bone Inscriptions’

Friday 17 May

5–6.30pm

Kin-ku Cheng Lecture Theatre

Jeff Wasserstrom, University of California, Irvine

‘Hong Kong on the Brink, 1987–2019’

 
 
4th week
Thursday 23 May

56.30pm

Kin-ku Cheng Lecture Theatre

China Centre Seminar series

Monique Chu, University of Southampton

‘Problematic Sovereignty on China’s Periphery: A Case Study of Post-1997 Hong Kong’

Friday 24 May

12pm

Lucina Ho/Seminar Room 1

Mandarin Forum

Details to be confirmed

 

 
 
 
 
5th week
Monday 27 May

5–6.30pm

Lucina Ho/Seminar Room 1

International History of East Asia seminar

‘Rethinking Class in Interwar China and Japan’

Jamyung Choi, Yanbian University

‘The Invented Average: University Graduates as a Middle Class in Interwar Japan’

Peter Kwok-Fai Law, SOAS, University of London

‘Strugglers in the Corporatist State: Maritime Teaboys and the Making of Chinese Working Class Culture in Republican China, 1933–1937’

Tuesday 28 May

56.30pm

Kin-ku Cheng Lecture Theatre

Felix Wemheuer, University of Cologne

‘Great Achievements, Big Failures: How to Evaluate the Social Changes of the Mao Era’

Thursday 30 May

56.30pm

Kin-ku Cheng Lecture Theatre

China Centre Seminar series

Wu Ka-ming, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

‘Making the Vigilant Citizens: Gender and Surveillance in China’

 
 
6th week
Thursday  6 June

56.30pm

Kin-ku Cheng Lecture Theatre

China Centre Seminar series

Vivienne Bath, The University of Sydney

‘National Security, Free Trade Agreements and Investment – the Case of China’

(This talk is co-sponsored by the Oxford Chinese Law Discussion Group.)

Friday 7 June

12pm

Lucina Ho/Seminar Room 1

Mandarin Forum

Details to be confirmed

 Friday 7 June

5-6.30pm

Kin-ku Cheng Lecture Theatre

 Book Launch event

Tales of Hope, Tastes of Bitterness: Chinese Road Builders in Ethiopia by Miriam Driessen and China’s Urban Champions: The Politics of Spatial Development by Kyle Jaros, University of Oxford

 
 
7th week
Thursday 13 June

56.30pm

Kin-ku Cheng Lecture Theatre

China Centre Seminar series

Wang Yiming, University of Bristol

‘Unpacking Farmers’ Cognition of Land Usufruct in China’s Urban Periphery: A Behavioural Institutionalist Perspective’

 
 
 
8th week
Monday 17 June

56.30pm

Lucina Ho/Seminar Room 1

International History of East Asia Seminar

‘Cultures of Occupation in Beijing and Hong Kong’

L. Odila Schröder, University of Nottingham

‘Treasonous Repertoires? Performing “Greater East Asia” in Occupied Beijing (1937–1945)’

Vivien Chan, University of Nottingham

‘Assembled in the Street: Hawkers and Spatial Occupation in the 1950s–1980s Hong Kong’

Tuesday 18 June

5pm-6.30pm

Kin-ku Cheng Lecture Theatre

Peter Humphrey

‘China’s Justice System:  A View from Inside’

Thursday 20 June

5pm

Kin-ku Cheng Lecture Theatre

China Centre Seminar series

Françoise Bottero, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales

‘The Qièyùn Manuscripts before the Emergence of the Guǎngyùn Dictionary’

Friday 21 June

12pm

Lucina Ho/Seminar Room 1

 Mandarin Forum

Details to be confirmed