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December 2021

Book presentation: “Borderland Infrastructures: Trade, Development, and Control in Western China”

7. Dec 2021 @ 18:15 - 19:00
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Borderland Infrastructures: Trade, Development, and Control in Western China Alessandro Rippa (Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)   Tuesday, December 7, 18:15 https://uni-goettingen.zoom.us/j/96044733388?pwd=YU1HbkVnam5CbmZGdXNzeHlWOVJMdz09 Meeting ID 960 4473 3388 Passcode 948177 ABSTRACT: Across the Chinese borderlands, investments in large-scale transnational infrastructure such as roads and special economic zones have increased exponentially over the past two decades. Based on long-term ethnographic research, Borderland Infrastructures addresses a major contradiction at the heart of this fast-paced development: small-scale traders have lost their historic strategic…

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“Contemporary Theater Arts” Seminar Series No. 7: Illustrating the Stage of Hong Kong for Audiences of the Present and the Future

8. Dec 2021 @ 13:00 - 14:30
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My Creative Journey as a Curator of the Exhibition "A Snap beyond Borders" Speaker: Chan Kwok Wai Bernice Time: Dec. 8th, Wednesday, 1:00 PM-2:30 PM CET Language: English Organizer: Yingming Theater ______________________ Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 964 2065 8426 Passcode: 339948   Chan Kwok Wai Bernice is currently the General Manager of the International Association of Theatre Critics (Hong Kong), and an Examiner for the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (Drama Committee). She is also a Panel Member of the…

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Lecture: Peter Zarrow: The Utopian Impulse and Chinese Political Modernity

17. Dec 2021 @ 16:00 - 18:00

The Utopian Impulse and Chinese Political Modernity Peter Zarrow Department of History, University of Connecticut, Hartford, USA       Time:  Dec 17, 2021 04:00 PM Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna For registration, please use this zoom link.   This paper discusses the role played by utopian “moves” that were made by political thinkers in the late Qing and Republican periods to build a new more or less democratic and socialist nation. An analysis of four case studies—Kang Youwei, Cai…

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January 2022

Lecture: Federico Brusadelli: Self-government (zizhi) in China from the late Qing to the Republic: a contested concept in the search for political modernity

January 2022 @ 10:00 - 12:00

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”     Jan 28, 2022 10:00 AM Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna For registration, please use this zoom link. Abstract This talk will look at how the concept of zizhi 自治 (self-government) was (re) articulated in late imperial and early republican China (1898-1928), either to strengthen and “modernize” the Manchu Empire or to build…

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