All are welcome to the Asianetwork for AsianStudies’ open summer meeting. This year, China expert Hans Jørgen Gåsemyr from the University of Bergen will give a talk on Xi Jinping’s recent ascension to potential lifelong leadership in China. Gåsemyr’s talk will be followed by a panel discussion on the impact and development of the #MeToo movement in Asia, with a regional focus on China, India and Japan. With us in the panel are Ragnhild Sofie Selstø, journalist and MA graduate (Chinese Society and Politics, UiO), Moumita Sen, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (UiO) and Elizaveta Zyrenkova, MA student (Modern Japan, UiO). The winner of this year’s “Best MA-thesis on an Asian topic” will also be announced. Drinks and refreshments will be served.
Programme for the summer meeting:
- The award for best MA-thesis on an Asian topic for 2017/ 2018
- Hans Jørgen Gåsemyr on “Xi forever?”
- Panel discussion on the #MeToo movement in Asia with Ragnhild Sofie Selstø, Moumita Sen and Elizaveta Zyrenkova
- Cava, refreshments and general mingling