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Time and place: June 16, 2021June 19, 2021, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg
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Time and place: June 9, 2021June 18, 2021, Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain
Time and place: May 25, 2021, Online symposium.
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Time and place: May 5, 2021 3:00 PM4:30 PM, Zoom (sign up)

China both sends and hosts high numbers of international students. Is education a means to become cosmopolitan? How is China's place in the global educational landscape changing after Covid?     

Image of a restaurant in Nansha, Guangzhou, China. Text in Chinese: The Greater bay Area walking Towards the World.
Time and place: Apr. 7, 2021 3:00 PM4:30 PM, Zoom (sign up)

The growth of the Greater Bay Area in South China is still heavily reliant on the access to cheap labor. This seminar examines the role of labor brokers in shaping rural-urban labor migration in China.  

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Time and place: Mar. 8, 2021 10:15 AM12:00 PM, ZOOM

Open guest lecture by professor Stephen Mitchell from Harvard University. 

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Time and place: Mar. 3, 2021 3:00 PM4:30 PM, Zoom (sign up)

China’s global economic and political power has expanded. How will China use its new position to change the world? How does the country’s rise change its self-perception?

Image of a restaurant in Nansha, Guangzhou, China. Text in Chinese: The Greater bay Area walking Towards the World.
Time and place: Feb. 3, 2021 3:00 PM4:30 PM, Zoom (sign up)

Shenzhen was declared China’s first special economic zone 40 years ago. Which path does the city take? What is its role as a development model today?

Time: Nov. 8, 2020 5:00 PM9:30 PM

No plans this Sunday evening? Why not cuddle up on your coach with Anand Patwardhan’s disturbing documentary Vivek (Reason)?

Time and place: July 24, 2020, Online
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Time and place: Mar. 27, 2020 10:15 AM12:00 PM, University of Oslo, Blindern, PAM 6

This event has been cancelled to prevent spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Welcome to a talk with the Hindi poet, cinema lyricist and storyteller Deepak Ramola.

Professor Jeong Seongjin.
Time and place: Feb. 27, 2020 12:15 PM1:15 PM, P. A. Munchs hus, Seminar room 1

Guest lecture by the famous South Korean Marxist economist, Prof. Jeong Seongjin. It is a part of East Asia Lunch Seminar lecture series.

Professor Sergei O. Kurbanov. Foto: Kurbanov
Time and place: Feb. 20, 2020 12:15 PM1:15 PM, P. A. Munchs hus, Seminar room 1

The lecture deals with the recent changes in the North Korean Constitution which both formalize the concentration of power in Supreme Leader's hands and signify North Korea's abandonment of the erstwhile army-first policy. It will also present an analysis of the recent Pyongyang TV reports.

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Time and place: Feb. 13, 2020 12:15 PM1:15 PM, P. A. Munchs hus, Seminar room 1

In Chinese Buddhist art Samantabhadra forms a sacred Trinity along with Mañjuśrī and Vairocana. This Trinity was inspired by the Huayan jing and has been a popular object of worship until present time.

Jinghao Sun is a Professor of History and Director of the Research Center for Jiangnan Regional History at Zhejiang University, and Adjunct Professor of History at East Normal University, China.
Time and place: Feb. 6, 2020 12:15 PM1:15 PM, P.A.Munchs hus, Seminar room 1

From the late-thirteenth to the mid-nineteenth century, Jining, a prefecture and a regional in southwestern Shandong, underwent immense environmental transformation due to the construction, refurbishment and maintenance of a series of water conservancy works.

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Time and place: Nov. 12, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, P.A. Munch, seminar room 7

Associate Professor Mine Nakipoğlu of Boğaziçi University, Istanbul holds a guest lecture on what the acquisition and processing of irregularities in morphology reveal about rules in the brain.


Time and place: Nov. 10, 2019, Guangzhou
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Time and place: Nov. 1, 2019 12:15 PM2:00 PM, Seminarrom 7, P. A. Munchs hus

In this special lecture, poet Kim Yong Taik will be talking about Korean modern poetry, literary history of Korea, as well as his own poetry.

A church in Nagasaki
Time and place: Sep. 12, 2019 12:15 PM1:15 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus: Seminarrom 210

Life after the Listing: The long sought-after World Heritage site and its effects on Christian Communities in Nagasaki.

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Time and place: Sep. 4, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Undervisnings Rom 4, Georg Sverdrups hus

In this Morgenstierne seminar, Philippa Williams from the Queen Mary University of London will discuss the role of the popular digital chat application in transforming everyday politics in urban India.

Conference centre in Hong Kong
Time and place: June 2, 2019 9:00 AMJune 5, 2019 5:00 PM, Hong Kong

There are new challenges for research integrity and there is great change in the way that research is being conducted.

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Time and place: May 23, 2019 12:15 PM1:15 PM, PAM 10

In the geopolitical conflict over the South China Sea, fishers are placed at the centre of Chinese and Vietnamese cartographic imaginations that define the sea either as “Chinese” or “Vietnamese” and hence tie them to the disputed territories of the Paracels and Spratlys.

Time and place: May 16, 2019 12:15 PM1:15 PM, P. A. Munchs hus, room 1

Welcome to the lecture "Rethinking Japanese "Culture": Anxiety, Identity, and Becoming-Other" by University of Tokyo professor, Tadashi Yanai.  

Scott Cook (Photo: Private)
Time and place: May 15, 2019 2:15 PM4:15 PM, P.A. Munch, room 12

 Confucian Dialogue Texts among the Shanghai Museum Manuscripts

Illustration of Chinese farming (Photo: Jörg Henning Hüsemann)
Time and place: May 3, 2019 12:15 PM1:15 PM, PAM 1

An overview of the history of fertilizers in China.