September 2019

03
Sep
2019

The Xinjiang emergency: exploring the context, evidence and implications

Conference

This all-day conference will provide a critical examination of the mass detention of Uyghurs (and other Turkic Muslims) in “reeducation” camps in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) by providing analysis of the available evidence, historical and political background, and domestic and foreign policy implications of the “reeducation” camps.

Xinjiang mosque
19
Sep
2019

China’s Silent Land Reform: 1958-1962

Seminar

In this seminar I examine the heated debates within the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leadership between 1958 and 1962 over the issue of collective land.

Land Reform PRC
26
Sep
2019

China’s Tech-Enhanced Authoritarianism

Seminar

The Chinese Communist Party’s priority is to pre-empt all perceived threats to state security, which means the Party must not only protect its existing power, but also continuously expand its power outward. Information fuels the CCP’s power protection and enables the tools used to make it stick. Tools include “smart cities’ technologies” and the “social credit system”.

Samantha Hoffman
26
Sep
2019

A Southern Perspective on Things: China, Climate Change, and Ghosts

Public Lecture

Lung Yingtai resigned as culture minister of Taiwan in December 2014, and in 2017 she decided to move to a small town in southern Taiwan to take care of her aged mother.

Professor Lung Yingtai 龍應台

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