March 2017

15
Mar
2017

Diverse Modes of Chinese Economy in Urban Funerals

Professor Andrew Kipnis, ANU

The classic work of J.K. Gibson-Graham (1996) begins from the premise that economies are diverse.

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15
Mar
2017

Barbarian, Law, and Order of the Song Dynasty

Victor Fong

The ‘Hua-Yi Dichotomy’ 華夷之辨 has long dominated understandings of the Han people’s ethnic self-identification and the Chinese worldview. But in Song times, many Han people lived as foreign subjects in territories that fell under Khitan, Tangut, or Jurchen rule.

image courtesy of Victor Fong

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21
Mar
2017

The Atomic Gaze and Occupied Bodies: Performance in Japan during and after the Cold War

Dr Adam Broinowski

Ankoku butoh is an original Japanese dance form that emerged in the mid to late 1950s in Tokyo.

The A-Bomb memorial dome and Ohta river: Image courtesy of Kikuji Kawada

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22
Mar
2017

A Valuable Paradox: Indonesian as an Un-Native Language

Professor J. Joseph Errington

In 2008 Goenawan Moehamad celebrated the “very valuable paradox” (paradoks yang sangat berharga) of the language that has come over three generations to be known by almost all of Indonesia’s 250 million people.

Professor J. Joseph Errington

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28
Mar
2017

2017 ANU Taiwan Studies Promotion Event

Multiple Events

The event will introduce 2017 Taiwan courses at ANU and the scholarship opportunities in Taiwan.

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30
Mar
2017

The Everyday Politics of Resistance in Rural Tuscany, 1943-44

Judith Pabian, PhD Candidate

The historiography surrounding the intention, immediate consequences and long-term impacts of resistance to Nazi occupation during the Second World War has been subject to claim and counter-claim in Italy, as it has in other European countries.

Val d'Orcia. Image courtesy of Judith Pabian

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