SASNET Seminar on the Social History of Indian Circus

8. October 2015 - 11:17

Seminar by Dr. Nisha who focuses on the Malabar coast region in North Kerala, an area that has been of interest to social scientists principally for the matrilineal system and performative arts and martial forms.

Venue:  Room Johannesburg (430), Geocentrum 1, Sölvegatan 10, Lund, Sweden.

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Thu 22 Oct, 2015 13:15 to 15:00

ChinaTalks: Ritual and Sincerity: Theories from China

8. October 2015 - 11:09

One of the more exciting recent developments in the social sciences and humanities has been the attempt to explore the enormous body of theory that has been generated in cultures throughout the world and to bring this body of indigenous theory into conversation with Western theory.

Venue: 15A.0.13 - Southern Campus, KUA2, Karen Blixens Vej 4, 2300 Kbh S, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Mon 9 Nov, 2015 11:00 to 13:00

The New Silk Roads: China’s Strategy to Promote Economic Integration

8. October 2015 - 11:00

China’s new Silk Roads Initiative, also named “One Belt, One Road”, was first presented in September 2013, when President Xi Jinping called for the development of an "Economic Belt along the Silk Road". In November 2014, the Silk Road Fund was set up as the financial institution to support the new development strategy.

Tue 20 Oct, 2015 14:30

Governance for urban sustainability in China: Challenges and Practices

5. October 2015 - 14:02

The Sino-Nordic Network on Urban Governance for Sustainable Cities organises the workshop "Governance for Urban Sustainability in China: Challenges and Practices."

Venue: Danish Architectural Centre Strandgade 27B, 1401 København K.

Programme, information, and participation here

Sat 31 Oct, 2015 to Sun 1 Nov, 2015

Guest lecture by Jack Barbalet

1. October 2015 - 16:54

Chair Professor in Sociology, Hong Kong Baptist University.


Guest lecture on Wealth Migration from Mainland China: International Investor Residency Schemes and Chinese Wealth Preservation.

Venue: Room 16.2.55, Dept. of Sociology, CSS, Øster Farimagsgade 5, Building 16, 2nd floor, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Mon 26 Oct, 2015 14:00 to 16:00

iSlave: An Anatomy of Labor and Slavery in an Era of Digital Media

1. October 2015 - 14:32

Open lecture with Associate Professor Jack Linchuan Qiu, Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Fri 9 Oct, 2015 13:00 to 15:00

Roundtable Discussion: Assessing China’s Eco-cities

1. October 2015 - 13:00

Roundtable discussion with Professor Cunkuan BAO, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Fudan University - one of China’s leading authorities on eco-cities.

Fri 30 Oct, 2015 14:00 to 16:00

Two talks by Jan Breman, University of Amsterdam

25. September 2015 - 10:53

Lecture 1: Informalizing the Economy: The Return of the Social Question at a Global Level (October 20, 12:00-13:30).

Lecture 2: Book Launch: Pauperism in India: Past and Present (October 21, 10:00-12:00).

Tue 20 Oct, 2015 to Wed 21 Oct, 2015

Does Buddhism Support Democracy? The Role of Buddhism in the 2015 Myanmar Elections

24. September 2015 - 13:40

This is the third and final out of a series of three public seminars where leading experts will analyze various aspects of the relationship between Buddhism and conflict, focusing on Myanmar, Thailand and Sri Lanka. The seminar series is organized by PRIO in collaboration with Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre, NOREF.

Venue: PRIO, Hausmanns gate 7, Oslo

Wed 7 Oct, 2015 10:00 to 14:00

DIIS Event: China and the World: Dealing with Uncertainty, the next Phase

24. September 2015 - 11:33

We are dealing with a China that is looking to enact bold changes, but where the future outcomes of the reform process are less certain, less predictable - a China that is trying to carve out its own path. From a global perspective, this adds to the growing uncertainty world-wide.  It also raises the bar on the analysis of China and the world.

Venue: DIIS, Copenhagen

Tue 6 Oct, 2015 13:00 to 15:00