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July 2017

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

12. Jul 2017 @ 18:00 - 20:00

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?

17. Jul 2017 @ 14:00 - 18:00
ZHG 002, Universität Göttingen

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

19. Sep 2017 @ 8:00 - 22. Sep 2017 @ 17:00
KWZ, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Göttingen, Germany

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)   Manchu Sources and the Problem of Translation Prof. Dr. Mark Elliott (Harvard University) September 20,…

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October 2017

Conceptions of the World in 20th-Century Chinese Historiography

26. Oct 2017 - 27. Oct 2017
Kulturwissenschaftliches Zentrum, Heinrich-Düker-Weg 14
37073 Göttingen, Germany

Conceptions of the World in 20th-Century Chinese Historiography Time: 26-27 October 2017 Place: Göttingen, Germany Organizer: Dr. Xin Fan, State University of New York at Fredonia   Over the course of the twentieth century, the constant writing and rewriting of history reflect aspects of the changing conceptions of the “world” in China.  Through various lenses – including but not limited to nation-states, empires, races, civilizations, cultures, and classes – Chinese historians both creatively imagined global time and space and actively negotiated…

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Lecture: Global Elements in Traditional Chinese Historiography

26. Oct 2017 @ 18:00 - 20:00
Kulturwissenschaftliches Zentrum, Heinrich-Düker-Weg 14
37073 Göttingen, Germany

Lecture: Global Elements in Traditional Chinese Historiography Prof. Ge Zhaoguang (Fudan University) Thursday, October 26,  6pm- 8pm, KWZ 0.603  

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November 2017

Lecture Series: Social Policy in China: Retrospect and Prospect

1. Nov 2017 @ 18:00 - 19:30
Kulturwissenschaftliches Zentrum, Heinrich-Düker-Weg 14
37073 Göttingen, Germany

Social Policy in China: Retrospect and Prospect Dr. Armin Müller (University of Göttingen) Wednesday, 01.11.2017, 18:00-19:30, KWZ 0.609 Abstract Since 1979, social protection in China has undergone fundamental institutional transformations. This presentation provides an overview of the state of the literature on social policy in the PRC, the institutional change which has characterized social protection in the reform period, and an outlook on future developments. Social protection under the planned economy was characterized by a division between urban and rural…

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Lecture Series: Is Policy Innovation possible under the Xi Jinping Regime?

7. Nov 2017 @ 18:00 - 19:30
Theologicum, Platz der Göttinger Sieben 2
37073 Göttingen, Germany

Is Policy Innovation possible under the Xi Jinping Regime? Prof. Reza Hasmath (University of Alberta) Tuesday, 07.11.2017, 18:00-19:30, T0.136 Abstract: Despite playing a key contributory role in China’s recent economic reforms and the Party’s regime durability, there has been a noted reduction in central-level policy experimentation under Xi Jinping’s administration. Recent studies have further noted an empirical reduction in policy innovation at the subnational level, and question whether local officials will continue to experiment in the foreseeable future. This talk…

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Lecture: Gendered Religiosity: Patriarchal Structures and Women’s Agency in China

16. Nov 2017 @ 18:00 - 20:00
Kulturwissenschaftliches Zentrum, Heinrich-Düker-Weg 14
37073 Göttingen, Germany

This lecture will examine how social structures of power, such as patriarchal power, depend on the vicissitudes of human agency to implement their principles, opening them up to subtle shifts and reconfigurations in social practice (Anthony Giddens, Pierre Bourdieu).

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Lecture: Discovering Childhood and Paediatrics in Chinese History: Further Considerations

28. Nov 2017 @ 18:00 - 20:00
Theologicum, Platz der Göttinger Sieben 2
37073 Göttingen, Germany

Prof. Hsiung Ping-chen (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

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Lecture Series: Urbanization and Social Policy: Prospects for Social Citizenship in China

30. Nov 2017 @ 18:00 - 19:30
Kulturwissenschaftliches Zentrum, Heinrich-Düker-Weg 14
37073 Göttingen, Germany

Prof. Mark Frazier (India-China Institute, The New School)

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December 2017

Sustainable International Agricultural Development

7. Dec 2017 @ 9:00 - 9. Dec 2017 @ 17:00
Alten Mensa, Wilhelmsplatz 3
Gӧttingen, 37073 Germany

2017 University of Göttingen-Kyoto University Workshop on  "Sustainable International Agricultural Development"   Dec. 07-09, 2017, Göttingen Venue: Alten Mensa, Wilhelmsplatz 3, Göttingen   Lists of Presenters Kyoto University Prof. Motoki Akitsu (Rural Sociology) Prof. Chieko Umetsu (Environmental Economics and Development Economics) Ms. Erina SETO-SUH Ms. Lin-Jung CHIU Mr. Masao FUKUTOMI Mr. Makoto Kuroda University of Goettingen Prof. Bernhard Bruemmer (Agricultural market analysis) Prof. Claudia Neu (Rural Sociology) Prof. Xiaohua Yu (Agricultural Economics) Prof. Fabian Froese (Human Resource Management in Faculty…

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Lecture Series: Poverty Alleviation as an Instrument of Technical Governance in Rural China

7. Dec 2017 @ 18:00 - 20:00
Kulturwissenschaftliches Zentrum, Heinrich-Düker-Weg 14
37073 Göttingen, Germany

Prof. Xiong Yuegen (Peking University)

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