Lecture Series: China in a Global World

Lecture Series: China in a Global World

17.07.2015 – 31.12.2016


Philanthropy and civil society in China
Dr. Andreas Fulda (School of Contemporary Chinese Studies, University of Nottingham)
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 , 6 pm, KWZ Room 0.606

Individual Power and the Politics of Welfare in China: Bringing Persons Back in Institutional Analysis
Prof. Xiong Yuegen (Jacobs University Bremen; Peking University)
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 ,7 pm, KWZ Room 0.606

Dr. Armin Müller (University of Göttingen)
Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 6 pm, KWZ Room 0.606

Transformative Spaces of 19th Century East Asia:  A Japanese Merchant’s Experience of Treaty Port Yokohama
Prof. Simon C. Partner (Duke University, Department of History)
Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 5 pm (c.t.), VG 3.102

Rethinking China’s Place in Global History Comparatively
Prof. Dr. Kent Deng (The London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History)
Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 5 p.m. (c.t.), KWZ 0.603

China in 1968: From the Red Guard Movement to the Sent Down Youth Movement
Prof. Jin Guangyao (Department of History, Fudan University)
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 · 5 pm   (c.t.)  KWZ 0.701

The Uighur Separatist Movement – Its Past, Present and Future
Jeremy Gong, PhD candidate (Department of War Studies, King’s College, London)
Monday, April 25, 2016, 5 pm (c.t.) KWZ 3.701

Aircraft, Spacecraft, Statecraft: Specialist cultures and China-U.S. trade in sensitive technologies
Alanna Krolikowski, PhD (Visiting Professor of Modern Chinese Society and Economy, Georg-August-University Göttingen)
Monday, May 2, 2016, 6 pm (c.t.) KWZ 0.610

Beyond Modernity: Understanding Change in Qing China (1644 – 1911)
Prof. Margherita Zanasi (Director of Asian Studies, Department of History  at Louisiana State University)
Friday, May 20, 2016, 12:15 VG 2.101

The Making of Merchants – War, Local Government, and Commercial Organization in Chongqing from 1750 to 1950
Prof. Maura Dykstra (Caltech Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences)

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 · 12:15 pm ·  Oec 1.162

Kafka in China – Rezeptionsgeschichte eines Klassikers der Moderne
Prof. Dr. Ren Weidong (Beijing Foreign Studies University)
Wednesday, June 15, 2 pm, Käte-Hamburger-Weg 6, KHW 0.111

Buddhismus im Heutigen China
Prof. Dr. Li Xuetao (Beijing Foreign Studies University)
Wednesday, June 15, 4 pm, VG 3.108

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

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

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

Floating Gods, Ghosts, and Ancestors in North China Plain: Boat-dwelling Fisherpeople’s Mobile Pantheon and Ancestral Hall
Ching-chih Lin (Graduate Institute of Religious Studies, National Chengchi University)
Friday July 8, 2016 · 2 pm (c.t.) · KWZ 0.610

What’s Religious about a Dead Body? Cadaver Donations in Taiwan
Prof. C. Julia Huang, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan/VisitingScholar, The Ho Center for Buddhist Studies, Stanford University
Monday July 25, 2016  · 4 pm (c.t.)  ·  KWZ 0.610

Religion in Modern China
Professor Li Tiangang 李天纲 (Department of Religious Studies, Fudan University)
Monday, Nov. 21, 2016  6 pm (c.t.) – 8 pm, KWZ 1.601