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    Movie: Mosaic Portraits

    The film festival, cph pix, invites to the movie Mosaic Portraits, which follows 14 year old Ying in a small community in China. Ying is pregnant and claims that she was raped by a teacher. Her father returns from his [...]

    Transatlantic Perspectives: Russian-Chinese Collaboration and Implications for Europe

    Expanding Russian-Chinese ties across political, economic and military spheres are receiving increasing scrutiny in the West. Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi recently described the relationship as “exemplary”,  defence ties between the two are deepening and might yet reach another level with a renewed Sino-Russian [...]

    Movie: Mosaic Portraits

    The film festival, cph pix, invites to the movie Mosaic Portraits, which follows 14 year old Ying in a small community in China. Ying is pregnant and claims that she was raped by a teacher. Her father returns from his overseas [...]

    The Significance of the Qing Period for China-India Relations

    For much of history, China and India were connected chiefly through religious and economic ties.  Today, their relationship is one between powerful states sharing a long border, in which military and diplomatic relations are particularly salient.  The period of the [...]

    Film seminar: Shusenjo

    In this ASIANET: fokus film seminar the acclaimed and award winning film Shusenjo is shown. Director Miki Dezaki will introduce the film, and will have a moderated conversation with Dick Stegewerns and Chiaki Nishijima (UiO) after the film. The “comfort [...]