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Manchester China Institute 曼彻斯特中国研究院

Events | 活动

Find out about upcoming and past events that Manchester China Institute is hosting or has been involved in.

10th Annual US-China Diplomatic Dialogue

Director Peter Gries co-hosted the tenth annual US-China Diplomatic Dialogue outside Shanghai in December 2017.

Upcoming events

Social Mobility in China - Prof Yaojun Li

12:00 - 14:00 19 February 2019

China has experienced unprecedented development in the last forty years, lifting itself from being one of the poorest countries in the world to being the second largest powerhouse at the present time. The reforms that started in 1978 have created vast opportunities with hundreds of millions of people getting better jobs, higher incomes and bet..

Nation Branding in Taiwan - A Grassroots Perspective by Dr Adina Zemanek

12:00 - 14:00 06 March 2019

My presentation will start from discussing nation branding projects coordinated by the R.O.C. Tourism Bureau against the larger background of changes in cultural policies since the 1990s, and shows how these changes have resulted in a branding message with insufficient coherence, which fails to pinpoint Taiwan’s specificity. Subsequently, it..

Border People - A documentary by Dr Elena Barabantseva

12:00 - 14:00 12 March 2019

How does the border enter and shape a family life? What does it mean to the people who cross the border for marriage? This film juxtaposes a personal story of Meihua, a Vietnamese Yao woman who married a Yao man in China, with the stories and ritual practices that the Yao elders pass on to the young generation amidst the Chinese state’s ambi..

Urbanisation, Infrastructures and Everyday Life

01 - 03 May 2019

Keynote speakers: Prof Em Clara Greed (UWE) Dr Christoph Luethi (EAWAG) Prof Nicholas Rose (King's College London) Dr Farhana Sultana (Syracuse) Countries undergoing rapid urban transformations experience shifts in various infrastructural systems. However, there are explicit tensions between the apparent need to develop national infrastructu..

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