Spring Semester Seminars 2015
19 January 2015
Venue: Westminster Forum, University of Westminster, Fifth floor, 32/38 Wells Street, London W1T 3UW.
Dr Sarah Dauncey, University of Nottingham
‘Is it time for “soft disabled power” in China? Countering disability discrimination through positive cultural representation’
Wednesday 21 January | 5-7pm
Professor Bill Callahan, LSE
‘Journey to the Other Side: Methods and Ethics for Making Films about China’
Wednesday 4 February | 5-7pm
Dr Lars Laamann, SOAS
‘Accommodating the People: Social Housing as Political Action in 1950s Beijing’
Wednesday 18 February | 5-7pm
Dr Monica Merlin, Christie's
‘Women artists and feminism in contemporary Mainland China: new perspectives and practices’
Wednesday 20 May | 5-7pm
Dr Liu Jieyu, SOAS
Changing Family Relations in Rural China: Gender, Migration and Familial Support
Wednesday 18 March | 3-5pm
Professor Simon Joss, University of Westminster, and Dr Federico Caprotti, King's College London
Critical Research on Chinese Eco-cities: A Walk through Tianjin and Caofeidian Eco-cities
Wednesday 1 April | 5-7pm
All welcome. Please note that non-University of Westminster attendees should register with Helena Scott
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