Past Manchester China Institute events

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...

Guobin Yang - “An Absolutely Ordinary Person”: Stories from the Wuhan Lockdown

11:30 - 12:30 10 May 2022

A conversation with Guobin Yang about lockdowns from Wuhan to Shanghai. The sealing off of Wuhan fr...

Decolonise East Asian Studies - What is the British Chinese Identity?

11:30 - 12:30 5 May 2022

This wide-ranging talk aims to unpack the complex and personal reality of the British Chinese Identi...

David Stroup - Pure and True: The Everyday Politics of Ethnicity for China's Hui Muslims (Book Launch)

11:30 - 12:30 26 April 2022

China points to the Hui—the largest Muslim ethnic group—as a model ethnic minority and touts its...

Paul Crookes - The Developing Landscape of EU-China Relations

13:00 - 14:00 6 April 2022

This presentation will analyse the current relationship between the European Union and China to asse...

Martin Palmer - Daoism in China’s Climate Change Policy

12:30 - 13:30 22 March 2022

This event is co-organised with the Manchester Museum. In this talk, broadcaster and theologian Ma...

GDI Lecture: Disaggregating China, Inc: State Strategies in the Liberal Economic Order with Yeling Tan

16:00 - 17:30 9 March 2022

Professor Yeling Tan discusses her book, Disaggregating China, Inc: State Strategies in the Liberal...

Edward Vickers - How the National Security Law is Shaping Education in Hong Kong

12:30 - 13:30 8 March 2022

The implications of Hong Kong’s National Security Law (NSL), which came into force in July 2020, a...

Cora Lingling Xu - The Portrayal of Chinese International Students: A Critical Review

3 March - 4 October 2022

This talk will critically review the portrayal of Chinese international students in both English and...

Sinicising Islam: Roundtable Discussion

12:30 - 13:30 15 February 2022

A “strike hard” (Yanda) campaign was launched in Islamic communities in China in 2014. Under thi...

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