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November 2021

China Platform: Taiwan Lecture Café Series 2021

30. Nov., 10:00 - 11:30

Wednesday 27 October Liao Hsien-hao (National Taiwan University) “Taiwan at the crossroads: Between Central Kingdom and Seafaring Pirates” Wednesday 3 November Yeh Kuo-chün (National Taiwan University) “Did China’s soft power seduction lure Taiwan’s youth? Preliminary evidence for employment and entrepreneurship” Wednesday 10 November Lee Yu-Ting (National Taiwan University) “Problems of East Asian Historical Narrative: Compared with Europe” Wednesday 17 November Hwang Yih-Jye (The Hague University College) “The Origin and Development of International Studies in Taiwan” Wednesday 24 November Chen Yi-Ling…

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Dr. Mohammed Al-Sudairi (Hong Kong University): “Yellow Peril with a Dash of Green?: Global Fantasies on an Islamized China at the Turn of the Twentieth Century”

30. Nov., 18:15 - 20:15

Bio: Mohammed Al-Sudairi is a Post-doctoral Fellow at the Hong Kong Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences and is a Senior Research Fellow and Head of the Asian Studies Unit at the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies. He obtained his PhD in Comparative Politics from the University of Hong Kong, his master's degree in International Relations from the Peking University and in International History from the London School of Economics (joint program), and his undergraduate degree in…

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December 2021

Lecture: Leigh Jenco (Professor of Political Theory, London School of Economics, Department of Government): The Ming-Qing Transition as a Philosophical Problem

03. Dec., 16:00 - 18:00

Please register in advance: https://uni-goettingen.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqdeysqDMvE9zMw_ZJ55l2L9xVPUb67XwZ Abstract: The transition from the Ming dynasty to the Qing dynasty was not experienced as a sharp break for those who lived through it, but it has come to stand in the minds of later Chinese literati as nothing less than an existential crisis for Chinese identity—both driving and driven by a shift in intellectual perspective that emerged in the early years of Qing consolidation. Many educated literati retrospectively blamed the fall of the Ming…

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“Contemporary Theater Arts” Seminar Series No. 7: Chan Kwok Wai Bernice: “Illustrating the Stage of Hong Kong for Audiences of the Present and the Future – My Creative Journey as a Curator of the Exhibition “A Snap beyond Borders””

08. Dec., 13:00 - 14:30

“Contemporary Theater Arts” Seminar Series No. 7 Illustrating the Stage of Hong Kong for Audiences of the Present and the Future - My Creative Journey as a Curator of the Exhibition "A Snap beyond Borders" Speaker: Chan Kwok Wai Bernice Language: English Zoom Meeting: https://uni-goettingen.zoom.us/j/96420658426?pwd=U0VyTHlHUWRISFMxRm1XLzZnQ250UT09 Meeting ID: 964 2065 8426 Passcode: 339948 Bio: Chan Kwok Wai Bernice is currently the General Manager of the International Association of Theatre Crit-ics (Hong Kong), and an Examiner for the Hong Kong Arts Development…

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Online-Lecture: Prof. Cao Yin (Tsinghua University): “India-China Connections from Subaltern Perspectives”

08. Dec., 13:15 - 14:45

Abstract: The history of India-China connections has long been explored from elite perspectives (religious, intellectual, and political), while few have ever paid attention to how ordinary Indians and Chinese interacted and how their lives were connected. This talk will focus on cases in the first half of the twentieth century, including the experiences of Sikh policemen in Shanghai during the Interwar Period and Chinese deserter in India during the Second World War. Through telling their stories, the talk will try…

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