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CeMEAS: Lecture Series: “New Perspectives on Modernity in China”
12. November 2021, 12:00 - 14:00
Since the nineteenth century, China is offering perspectives on modernity that are often unexpected and therefore challenge Western assumptions about the nature of modernity. In this lecture series, we will look at Chinese history, philosophy, religion, politics etc. presenting current research that is addressing unsettling questions triggered by these developments.
Nov 12, 2021
The Understanding and Practice of “Five Religions” in Early 20th Century China. The Works and Views of Feng Bingnan (1888-1956)
Peng Guoxiang, Zhejiang University
Dec 3, 2021
The Ming-Qing Transition as a Philosophical Problem
Leigh Jenco, Professor of Political Theory, London School of Economics, Department of Government
Dec 17, 2021
The Utopian Impulse and Chinese Political Modernity
Peter Zarrow, Department of History, University of Connecticut, Hartford, USA
Jan 28, 2022
Self-government (zizhi) in China from the late Qing to the Republic: a contested concept in the search for political modernity
Federico Brusadelli, University of Naples “L’Orientale”