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The conference ‘Belt and Road Initiative: New insights from the perspective of transnational Chinese migration’ discussed the role played by Chinese diasporic communities in the making of ‘connected societies’.

The exhibition, launched on Thursday 28 June by PhD student Denise Kwan as part of her doctoral research, encouraged over 30 British Chinese women to speak about their story and identity.

Two generations of British Chinese women and the academic community came together for the first time to celebrate the identities and diversity of British Chinese women.

This seminar brought together four leading figures from the worlds of Chinese activism, art and scholarship to discuss the fast-changing faces of feminism in China today.

The Contemporary China Centre announces five upcoming seminars – see the details of these below.

The University of Westminster has hosted screenings of ‘New Beijing, New Marriage’ and ‘Mama Rainbow’, two ground-breaking LGBTQ films from China.

We're delighted to announce that Archive Services at the University of Westminster has launched a fascinating new blog to explore the images and slogans in the posters of the China Poster Collection, which is stored under their care at Little Titchfield Street.

Venue: Westminster Forum, University of Westminster, Fifth floor, 32/38 Wells Street, London W1T 3UW.

The British Academy has awarded Dr Derek Hird £10,000 under its International Partnership and Mobility scheme for a one year project on Translating Chinese masculinities: Chinese men in global contexts in partnership with Dr Song Geng of Hong Kong University, commencing December 2014.

Brill publishes Dr Derek Hird's new book on Men and Masculinities in Contemporary China, co-authored with Dr Song Geng (University of Hong Kong).

Wielander’s book argues that Christian values play an important and interesting part as new political and social values are formed in post-socialist China.

Professor Evans’s research entitled ‘Conflicts in Cultural Value: Localities and Heritage in Southwestern China’ focuses on three local projects.

Agnes Heller will be the latest guest in our CSD Encounters series.

Ai Weiwei will be the latest guest in our CSD Encounters series.


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