63rd Sydney Film Festival

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Films from China or about the Chinese Diaspora at the 63rd Sydney Film Festival, 8-19 June 2016 LIFE AFTER LIFE (Australian Premiere) Winner of the Hong Kong International Film Festival Firebird Award, Zhang Hanyi’s auspicious debut feature is a ghost…

Late 1950s Socialist Cinematic Satires

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Chinese Studies Seminar Series, UNSW The Animal and the Animalistic in China’s Late 1950s Socialist Cinematic Satires Associate Professor Wang Yiman, University of California, Santa Cruz 4:00pm – 6:00pm, Thursday 9 June 2016 (3:30pm – 4:00pm Reception and Short Screening)…

Moving Image Cultures in Asian Art

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Australian National University, Canberra, 26-28 August 2016 This conference addresses historical and contemporary manifestations of spatio-temporality in Asian art. The conference results from an understanding of sustained trajectories of spatio-temporal practices in various art traditions in the Asian region. In…

Half the Sky

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In Conversation – Sydney Writers Festival Special Event on Contemporary women artists in China Luise Guest in conversation with Dr Li Zhe 2pm – 3:30 pm Saturday 21 May 2016 Vermillion Art, 5/16 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay, Sydney (Opposite to…

A Garden for Empire and Nation

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China Studies Centre and The Power Institute, University of Sydney A Garden for Empire and Nation: History and Memory at the Qing Imperial Mountain Estate Dr Stephen Whiteman 6.00pm – 7.30pm, Wednesday, 1 June 2016 Law School LT106,  Law School…

The Story of the Stone

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National Library of Australia The Story of the Stone: Cao Xueqin and his Bannerman friends Professor John Minford 6pm, Thursday 19 May 2016 Conference Room, National Library of Australia, Canberra Dream of the Red Chamber, also called The Story of…

Autonomous Redevelopment

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Monash University Moving the Masses to Remove the Nail Households Professor Deng Yanhua, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics 4pm – 5pm Wednesday 18 May Room N602, Menzies Building, 20 Chancellors Walk, Monash University, Clayton campus Autonomous redevelopment is a…