Past Manchester China Institute events

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...

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...

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...

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

11:30 - 12:30 5 May 2020

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

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