Manchu in Global History: A Research Language for Qing Historians

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Manchu in Global History:
A Research Language for Qing Historians
Time: September 19-22, 2017
Place: KWZ 1.601, Department for East Asian Studies, University of Göttingen
Organisers:
Julia C. Schneider (Department for East Asian Studies, University of Göttingen)
Katja Pessl (Centre for Modern East Asian Studies, University of Göttingen)

The deadline for submissions is April 4, 2017, full papers need to be provided by August 18, 2017. To submit an abstract, please email the organising committee at: cemeas@cemeas.uni-goettingen.de

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The 11th East Asia Research Salon

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Bullets coated with sugar: Anticorruption and moralising in the Chinese Communist Party
Wednesday, February 1st, 16:00 – 17:30, KWZ 0.701
Carolin Kautz, MA, Assistant Professor
Department of East Asian Studies, University of Göttingen

Commentators:
Dr. Armin Müller, Department of East Asian Studies
Prof. Dr. Tobias Lenz, Department of Political Science

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Lecture: The Autobiographies of Shanghai Jewish Refugees from Central Europe

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The Autobiographies of Shanghai Jewish Refugees from Central Europe
Tuesday, Jan.31, 16(c.t.)-18, KWZ.0.607
Xiaoqian Gao (高晓倩)
Comparative Literature and World Literature, Fudan University

Organizer:Slavisches Seminar & CeMEAS

This report will do a job of mining the autobiographies for the details of Jewish experience in Shanghai. All the autobiographies constitute an inner space of collective memory. Continue reading

CeMEAS Lecture: Globalisation and Environmental Sustainability in China

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Globalization and Environmental Sustainability in China
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, 6 pm (c.t.) – 8 pm, KWZ 1.601
Maoliang Bu, PhD
Associate Professor, School of Business, Nanjing University

Globalization can be bad or good for the environment of China. On one side, China may suffer from international pollution transfer. While on the other side, globalization may make China better access advanced environmental technology and management. Continue reading

CeMEAS Lecture: Was Buddha a Muslim? Ottoman Turkish Reflexions on Japan

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Was Buddha a Muslim? Ottoman Turkish Reflexions on Japan
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, 6 pm (c.t.) – 8 pm, KWZ 2.601
Dr. Katja Triplett
CeMEAS, University of Göttingen

In studies on relations between Japan and Turkey, the topic of ‘religion’ has been mainly addressed in light of Islamic missionary activities and the role of Ottoman Turkish proselytizers in Japan. Recent studies have also highlighted the ways in which Japan served as a model for Ottomans in attaining “non-Western” modernity.  Continue reading