Chinese Studies

in Göttingen

Chinese Studies

CeMEAS Guest Lecture: Chinese Humanities in the Global Era

Prof. Hsiung Ping-Chen
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Wednesday July 6, 2016, 6 pm (c.t.)
KWZ 0.602, Heinrich-Düker-Weg 14, 37073 Göttingen

The Term “Humanities” is often used in reference to disciplinary academic humanities: a modern, institutional subject. That its development is usually a product (or byproduct) of cultural politics in nation-building can be taken for granted. In the case of China, however, the long and complicated civilization evidenced before the modern era—since Neolithic times, with literary texts that date back thousands of years—presents us with

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CeMEAS Guest Lecture: Common Elements of an Axial Age? Comparative Perspectives on Ancient China and Ancient Egypt

Prof. Mu-Chou Poo
Department of History, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Wednesday July 6, 2016, 4 pm (c.t.)
KWZ 0.608, Heinrich-Düker-Weg 14, 37073 Göttingen

In this lecture Prof. Poo re-examines the theory of the Axial Age by first investigating the case of China, situating the findings in the context of the on-going scholarly discussions on the idea of the Axial Age as proposed by Jaspers and expounded by subsequent generations of scholars. A comparison

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CeMEAS Lecture: The Realization of One Belt One Road?

Dr. Chun-Yi Lee
Faculty of Social Sciences, The University of Nottingham
Wednesday June 29, 2016, 4 pm (c.t.)
Oec 1.163, Platz der Göttinger Sieben 3, 37073 Göttingen

The One Belt One Road (OBOR) project initiated by the President Xi Jing Ping, took shape in March 2015. It is envisaged to connect vibrant East Asia and developed Europe via Silk Road Economic Belt, linking China with European countries via the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road. Its ultimate goal is to facilitate the trade and investment in Euroasia and promote economic growth. The first step is

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Transregional Studies at Göttingen: Regionalizing the Global, Globalizing the Regional: An interdisciplinary conversation

Roundtable discussion
Thursday June 23, 09:15 – 11:00 Uhr am
KWZ 0.602 & KWZ 0.603, Heinrich-Düker-Weg 14, 37073 Göttingen

Transregional Studies at Göttingen
Presented by the Forum for Transregional and Global Studies, CETREN, CeMIS, CeMEAS, Academic Confucius-Institute & the Center for Theory of Culture and Society (ZTMK)

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