Past Manchester China Institute events

Tracey Boyce - Pyrodrama in Manchester's Belle Vue Zoological Gardens and Changing Depictions of China

11:30 - 12:30 21 October 2021

[EARLY CAREER RESEARCHER EVENT] Three nights a week during the summer, for over one hundred years,...

Kirk Denton - The Politics of Museums in China and Taiwan

13:30 - 14:30 19 October 2021

Author and Professor of Chinese literature, Kirk Denton, will be examining the politics involved wit...

Ian Johnson - Digital dissent: How grassroots historians are challenging the Chinese Communist Party’s version of the past—and its right to rule

11:30 - 12:30 12 October 2021

At a time when many in the West are convinced that China has perfected the art of dictatorship, a gr...

Xiaodong Lin, Magdalena Wong & Derek Hird - Masculinities in China and Chinese Masculinities: Roundtable Discussion

11:30 - 12:30 18 May 2021

In this discussion-focused event, the MCI has invited speakers Dr Xiaodong Lin (University of York)...

Tao Wang [ECR] - How does Guanxi shape democracy? A case study using evidence from Taiwan

11:30 - 12:30 13 May 2021

Political scientists have produced a voluminous amount of literature on the subject of 'guanxi', the...

Hannah Theaker - No Mere Soldiers: Gansu's Republican-era Muslim 'Warlords' as Politicians, 1911-1932

11:30 - 12:30 11 May 2021

The Ma Family Muslim leaders who dominated northwestern Chinese politics through the early Republica...

Amy Zhang, Asa Roast & Carwyn Morris - Online Influencers and China's Urban Aesthetics [Roundtable Discussion]

11:30 - 12:30 4 May 2021

How do aesthetics influence urbanism and consumption in Chinese cities? And how should we understand...

Yan Wang Preston - Yangtze: The Mythical Mother River of China

11:30 - 12:30 27 April 2021

This talk is held in conjunction with Manchester Museum. In this talk the award-winning British-Chin...

Tobias Ross - The Chinese Football Dream: How voluntarily-driven is China’s private football boom? [Early Career Researcher Workshop]

12:30 - 13:30 23 March 2021

Since initiating a set of large-scale reforms in the field of football at the highest political leve...

China and the World after Covid-19: A Conversation & Book Launch with Orville Schell

17:00 - 18:30 10 March 2021

This webinar will commence with a discussion of the legacies of China’s Cold War past in Chinese d...

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