Past Manchester China Institute events

Ed Pulford - China-Russia Friendship, Internationally and Interpersonally

12:30 - 13:30 23 February 2021

Both during the 1950s Sino-Soviet Friendship and again in the present era of apparent bonhomie betwe...

Alison Hardie - China and Northern Europe: Horticultural and Botanical Connections

12:30 - 13:30 16 February 2021

This talk explores the relationship between China and Northern Europe from the perspective of plants...

Katja Levy & Knut Benjamin Pissler: Charity With Chinese Characteristics [Book Launch]

12:30 - 13:30 10 December 2020

Webinar: Why do Chinese set up charitable foundations? How do Chinese foundations operate in the Peo...

Linda Li - Institutional Contradictions and Change: Challenges for Hong Kong and a Globalizing China

10:30 - 11:30 1 December 2020

Webinar: How to assess the challenges and opportunities for Hong Kong and China given the conspicuou...

Vanessa Frangville - Representations of Uyghurs in Chinese Cinema

12:30 - 13:30 24 November 2020

Since 2017, massive arrests, detentions, and abuses have been reported in the Xinjiang Autonomous Uy...

Carwyn Morris - Surveillance states: Surveillance, censorship & digital activism in contemporary China

12:30 - 13:30 10 November 2020

Webinar: This seminar considers the role of surveillance in contemporary Chinese society, how it str...

David Tobin - Securing China's Northwest Frontier: Identity and Insecurity in Xinjiang [Book Launch]

12:30 - 13:30 3 November 2020

Webinar: David Tobin will be introducing and discussing his new book, Securing China's Northwest Fro...

Fabio Lanza - “To Make Life More Beautiful:” Gender, Industrial Labour, and Collectivization during the Great Leap Forward

15:30 - 16:30 27 October 2020

Webinar: In the years between 1958 and 1962, the Urban Commune movement was promoted as a radical ef...

Pao-chen Tang - Hou Hsiao-Hsien Pre-Taiwan New Cinema: Review & Discussion of Cheerful Wind

11:30 - 12:30 20 October 2020

Webinar: Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien rose to global fame in the mid 1980s with his films that...

Peter Gries - COVID-19 and the Future of China's relations with the West, Revisited

11:30 - 12:30 13 October 2020

Webinar: Will future historians look back at 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic as the start of a new Co...

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