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June 2017

Lecture: The Powers of Xi Jinping

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
VG

Lecture: The Powers of Xi Jinping Prof. Kerry Brown (King’s College London) Venue: VG 0.606 Date: Wednesday, 28.06.2017, 18.00 – 20.00 Uhr Organizers: Centre for Modern East Asian Studies & Department for Political Science Abstract: This year will see the 19th Party Congress, marking a moment of re-evaluation for the Communist Party policy and elite leadership. Under Xi since 2012 there has been what is claimed to have been a concentration of power within his hands. But how can we…

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July 2017

CeMEAS Lecture Series: Air Pollution and the Public in China: Perspectives from Urban and Rural Areas

July 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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CeMEAS Lecture Series: Air Pollution and the Public in China:  Perspectives from Urban and Rural Areas Bryan Tilt, Oregon State University Tuesday, 04.07.2017, 18:00 – 19:30, VG 2.104 Abstract: China’s air pollution crisis has recently attracted a great deal of scientific and media attention both domestically and internationally. While official statistics and government pronouncements have been widely circulated and discussed via social media, the perceptions and reactions of people who deal with smog on a daily basis remain poorly understood.…

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Lecture: Liberating the “oppressed nations”: Chinese communist networks and the Comintern in Southeast Asia, the Americas, and Europe, c. 1920s-1930s

July 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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CeMEAS Lecture: Liberating the "oppressed nations": Chinese communist networks and the Comintern in Southeast Asia, the Americas, and Europe, c. 1920s-1930s Anna Belogurova, CeMIS, Universität Göttingen Tuesday, 11.07.2017, 18:00 - 19:30, VG 1.105 Abstract: In the context of unprecedented circulation of people and ideas in the interwar global moment, Chinese communists built their overseas networks in the old empires and invented new nations. As they were making revolution both in and outside China, they aspired to liberate the world from imperialism…

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The Beginning of the Century: A Reconsideration on the 20th Century in Chinese/Global History

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alte Mensa am Wilhelmsplatz

Lecture The Beginning of the Century: A Reconsideration on the 20th Century in Chinese/Global History Prof. WANG Hui (Tsinghua University) Ort: Adam-von-Trott-Saal, Alte Mensa am Wilhelmsplatz Datum: 12.07.2017, 18.00 – 20.00 Uhr Organizers: Akademisches Konfuzius-Institut Göttingen & Department of East Asian Studies & Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity Abstract: At the beginning of the 20th century, the alien idea of century began to replace other traditional concepts of chronology in China and reshaped Chinese idea of…

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Podium: What is the Future of Made in China?

July 17 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Emmy-Noether-Saal Tagungs- und Veranstaltungshaus Alte Mensa, Wilhelmsplatz 3
Göttingen, 37073 Germany
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CeMEAS Podium: What is the Future of Made in China? Opportunities and Challenges for Europe Monday, July 17, 2017 • 14:00 - 18:00 Emmy-Noether-Saal Tagungs- und Veranstaltungshaus Alte Mensa Wilhelmsplatz 3, 37073 Göttingen Introduction: This half-day event will explore these issues in discussion with leading international scholars and government experts. A first roundtable will analyze the economic challenges and policy aims behind “Made in China 2025” and evaluate the prospects of this state-led approach to industrial upgrading. A second roundtable…

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September 2017

Manchu in Global History: A Research Language for Qing Historians

September 19 @ 9:00 am - September 22 @ 1:00 pm
KWZ, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Göttingen, Germany
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International Symposium: Manchu in Global History: A Research Language for Qing Historians Keynote Lecture: Manchu Sources and the Problem of Translation     Manchu in Global History: A Research Language for Qing Historians Time: September 19-22, 2017 Place: KWZ 1.601, 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) As an ‘ethnic minority’ with origins in the semi-nomadic civilisations of northeast Asia(Manchuria), the…

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