Contemporary China Centre


Series of Contemporary China Centre seminars announced

11 October 2017

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

State of Exchange: Migrant NGOs and the Chinese Government with Jennifer Hsu, LSE

Date and time: Wednesday 18 October 2017, 6-7.30pm
Discussant: Gerda Wielander
Location: Room RS UG05, 309 Regent Street, London, W1B 2HW

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The Forgotten Faces of the Great War: The Chinese Labour Corps with Peng Wenlan, Meridian Society

Date and time: Wednesday 1 November 2017, 2–4pm
Location: Room RS 152/3 Cayley Room, 309 Regent Street, London, W1B 2HW

Includes a screening of a 50-minute oral history film by The Meridian Society.

Feminism in China: Activist, Artist, and Academic Voices

Date and time: Monday 6 November 2017, 2–4pm

Speakers: Whiskey Chow, RCA
Harriet Evans, University of Westminster
Xiaopei He, Pink Space
Séagh Kehoe, University of Nottingham

Location: Room LTS 2.05C, 4-12 Little Titchfield Street, London, W1W 7BY

Mass Surveillance and Counter-Espionage Films in 1950s’ China with Xiaoning Lu, SOAS

Date and time: Wednesday 13 December 2017, 6–7.30pm
Discussant: Paul Kendall
Location: Room RS UG05, 309 Regent Street, London, W1B 2HW

White-collar Beauties: Gender, Sexuality and Power in Urban China with Jieyu Liu, SOAS

Date and time: Wednesday 21 March 2018, 6–7.30pm
Discussant: Derek Hird
Location: Room RS UG05, 309 Regent Street, London, W1B 2HW

These events are free and open to all.

Non-University of Westminster attendees: please register in advance with James Dyke at [email protected]

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