Seminar programme 2020—21: Semester 2

All Seminars will be held via Zoom with pre-registration required. Please contact Nathan Woolley to join our mailing list and receive notifications.


Wednesday 20 January 2021 at 4–5.30pm

Title: "Pandemics and Politics in Mao’s China: The Rise of the Emergency Disciplinary State"
Speaker: Dr Fang Xiaoping, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Wednesday 3 February 2021 at 4–5.30pm

Title: “Four Poems and a Funeral: A Global Approach to the Chinese Boxer Crisis of 1900”
Speaker: Professor Jeffrey Wasserstrom, University of California Irvine, US


Wednesday 17 February 2021 at 4–5.30pm

Title: “Social Protection under Authoritarianism: Health Politics and Policy in China”
Speaker: Dr Xian Huang, Rutgers University, US


Wednesday 3 March 2021 at 4–5.30pm

Title: “Globalization and the Rise of the Economic State: PRC and USA in Comparison”
Speaker: Professor Guoguang Wu, University of Victoria, Canada

Wednesday 17 March 2021 at 4–5.30pm

Title: “The Perils and Possibilities of Para-citizenship: China’s Search for the Ideal Disabled Citizen”
Speaker: Professor Sarah Dauncey, University of Nottingham, UK


The Scottish Centre for China Research Seminar Programme gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the MacFie Bequest.

For enquiries and information, please contact Professor Jane Duckett

First published: 12 January 2021

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