University of Sydney
6pm-7pm, Thursday 31 March 2016
Conference Room, Level 4, National Library of Australia, Canberra
Dr David Brophy, Lecturer in Modern Chinese History at the University of Sydney, discusses the distinctive historical traditions of the Manchus, and the place of Manchu culture and identity in the Qing dynasty.
Dr Brophy’s research focuses on the social and political history of China’s northwest, particularly Xinjiang and its connections with the Islamic and Russian/ Soviet worlds. His research interests further include the history of Qing and republican China, and early modern Eurasia.
This lecture is one of a series held in association with the exhibition Celestial Empire: Life in China, 1644-1911.
Supported by the Australian Centre on China in the World, the Australian National University.