Public Lectures on Aspects of Modern China, June 2 to July 21, 2016, at Freie Universität
No 184/2016 from May 30, 2016
The sinologist Björn Alpermann from the University of Würzburg will open the series on June 2, 2016, with a lecture on China’s leadership during the modernization of the country. The series is being presented by the East Asian Institute at Freie Universität. On five different dates in June and July, scholars from Germany and abroad will address the development of the People’s Republic of China by taking into account social, political, and religious aspects. The lectures will be given in English. They are public, and admission is free.
List of the Lectures
June 2, 2016: Rethinking China’s Authoritarian Modernization: Social Mobility and Political Attitudes
Björn Alpermann, University of Würzburg
June 16, 2016: Trends in Chinese Cultural Diplomacy
Dr. Agota Revesz, Fellow at the Dahlem Humanities Center
June 23, 2016: Societal Change and Modern Chinese Historical Scholarship
Bao Yongjun von der Zhejiang Universität, Hangzhou
This lecture will be given in Chinese!
July 7, 2016: Religion in China
Ian Johnson, Pulitzer Prize winner and journalist for The New York Times, The New Yorker, Beijing / Berlin
July 21, 2016: Sustainable Development Discourses and Collaborative Governance in the P.R. China
Berthold Kuhn, Freie Universität Berlin