Past Manchester China Institute events

Jessica Harrison-Hall - China - A History in Objects

13:00 - 14:00 18 June 2020

China’s history and geography are wonderfully rich and varied, yet it is neither as self- containe...

[Cancelled] Jamie Coates - An Ethnographic Film: Tokyo Pengyou

11:30 - 12:30 05 May 2020

This talk and film screening will explore how we can understand young Chinese mobilities beyond fram...

Webinar Series - Jamie Coates - An Ethnographic Film: Tokyo Pengyou

13:00 - 14:30 28 May 2020

Join this webinar to be first to watch the award-winning short film followed by a Q&A discussion wit...

Richard Kirkby - PRC Under Mao: The Anti-Urban Myth

11:30 - 12:30 21 April 2020

Super-urbanisation is the PRC’s avowed policy of today, and it is in a sense one of continuity wit...

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

11:30 - 12:30 28 April 2020

In the years between 1958 and 1962, the Urban Commune movement was promoted as a radical effort to c...

Di Lu - The Legal issues related to Euro-American Botanical Exploration in Nineteenth-Century China [ECR Workshop]

12:30 - 13:30 02 March 2020

During the first four decades of the nineteenth century, Euro-Americans in China could legally resid...

Jessica Harrison-Hall: China - a History in Objects [cancelled]

12:00 - 13:30 19 March 2020

China’s history and geography are wonderfully rich and varied, yet it is neither as self-contained...

[Cancelled] Linda Li - Institutional contradictions and change: Challenges for Hong Kong and a globalizing China

12:30 - 13:30 24 March 2020

How can we assess the challenges and opportunities for Hong Kong and China given the conspicuous con...

Felix Wemheuer - "Great achievements, big failures: How to evaluate the social changes of the Mao era"

12:30 - 13:30 10 February 2020

In the Mao Era (1949–1976), millions of Chinese people experienced social upward mobility, while o...

Felicia Chan - The Little Nyonya: Sinicisation and the politics of return migration

12:30 - 13:30 11 February 2020

In 2008-2009, Singapore’s national broadcaster, MediaCorp, produced a 34-episode Mandarin-language...

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