Past Manchester China Institute events

Bingchun Meng - Gender discourse on Chinese social media: From Douban feminism to PUA tutorial

12:30 - 13:30 6 December 2022

WEBINAR: This online talk will explore the ever-changing landscape of gender discourse on Chinese so...

Eradicating extreme poverty in China: A sociological account.

01:00 - 14:00 23 November 2022

China has lifted more than 700 million people out of poverty since late 1970s and announced in 2020...

William C. Kirby - "Empire of Ideas: Creating the Modern University from Germany to America to China," (Book Discussion)

17:00 - 18:00 22 November 2022

WEBINAR: Today American institutions dominate nearly every major ranking of global universities. Yet...

Beijing's Global Media Influence (Virtual Panel Discussion)

15:00 - 16:30 16 November 2022

WEBINAR: Freedom House, MCI & UoM's Critical Global Politics Research Cluster are co-hosting a virt...

Scott Moore - China’s Next Act: How Sustainability and Technology are Reshaping China’s Rise and the World’s Future

12:30 - 13:30 15 November 2022

WEBINAR: If the COVID-19 pandemic taught us anything, it is that the world is bound together by shar...

The Chinese economy in the long run

21 October 2022 - 28 January 2023

Date: October 21, 2022 Conference title: The Chinese Economy in the Long Run Location: The Univ...

A Conversation with Maria Repnikova on Chinese Soft Power

16:00 - 17:00 18 October 2022

WEBINAR: This multi-ranging talk between Dr. Maria Repnikova of Georgia State University & MCI Direc...

Kailing Xie - Love in the 'Chinese' way: making new national role models under Xi

11:30 - 12:30 11 October 2022

WEBINAR: When the Western concept of "true love” first came to China at the beginning of the twent...

Dafydd Fell - How do Movement Parties Learn Lessons of Defeat in Taiwan? The Case of the Green Party

11:30 - 12:30 7 October 2022

IN-PERSON: Electoral defeat is often viewed as the mother of party change. However, studies show tha...

Margaret Hillenbrand - Feeling Precarious in China

11:30 - 12:30 24 May 2022

On the evening of November 18th, 2017, a blaze broke out in the basement of a two-storey building in...

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