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News From the Nordic Region

    Stockholm seminar: “New Challenges and Solutions for Renewable Energy: Japan, East Asia and Northern Europe”

    The 92nd Stockholm Seminar (Webinar) on Japan New Challenges and Solutions for Renewable Energy: Japan, East Asia and Northern Europe Professor Paul Midford, Meiji Gakuin University and Professor Espen Moe, Norwegian University of Science & Technology In this Stockholm Seminar [...]

    Guest Lecture: An Inquiry into the Continuing Development of Maritime Law in the PRC

    The Finnish China Law Center would like to warmly welcome you to the online guest lecture ‘An Inquiry into the Continuing Development of Maritime Law in the PRC’ by Professor Jason Chuah from the City Law School, City University of London. Date: 20 April [...]

    Claiming Labor Rights “A ‘new era’ for migrant labor unrest in China? Changing patterns of worker protests under Xi Jinping”

    Digital Guest Lecture by  Daniel Fuchs, Humboldt University. Welcome to the last lecture in the “Current affairs in China” series this spring semester: A ‘new era’ for migrant labor unrest in China? Changing patterns of worker protests under Xi Jinping. Over [...]

    Guest Lecture: “The god of wealth in Chinese ritual mythology and Mongolian conspiracy theories”

    Date: Thursday, 22 April 2021 Time: 11.00-13.00 CET In this guest lecture I look at the case of the reinterpretation of the Chinese rituals of veneration to the ‘god of wealth’ (財神) in contemporary Mongolian culture. I shall introduce the [...]

    At the Critical Moment: The Rhizome and “Democracy to Come”

    The University of Nottingham’s Taiwan Studies Programme presents an online discussion, At the Critical Moment: The Rhizome and “Democracy to Come” by Dr Shih-wei Hsu, Assistant Professor in Organisational Behaviour, Nottingham University Business School China. Talk abstract There has been strong interest [...]