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Summer School (Xiamen 2018)

CHINA global: Centers and Margins

Summer School in Xiamen: September 10 - 17 2018

in Cooperation with Xiamen University, PR China

What is the shape of China global? How do Chinese transnational investments in infrastructures and production facilities effect lives worldwide? Which historical experiences and normative concepts inform Chinese strategies of globalization? How can and should the humanities and social sciences explore of the emergent worlds of a new global China?

These and other questions will be discussed in the seminar "Global China" under the thematic field of Center and Margins:

  • Center- and margin perspectives on globalization,
  • Chinese conception of world order,
  • Chinese universalism and Chinese global strategies, and
  • local worlds of Chinese globalization.

Schedule

The seminar consists of four sessions and an additional, week-long summer school program in Xiamen, China. The master seminar is eligible for MA-SM3 and MA-EM. Interested students can register via KLIPS 2.0.

Prof. Dr. Prasenjit Duara, Duke University
Spiritual Ecologies: Sustainability and Transcendence in Contemporary Asia

Public Lecture on 07.05.2018, 18:00h - 20:00h, Hauptgebäude UoC, Hörsaal II

Research Seminar on 08.05.2018, 14:00h - 17:30h, Universitäts- und Stadtbibliothek Köln, Seminarraum B VI

Literature: The Crisis of Global Modernity: Asian Traditions and a Sustainable Future. Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Prof. Dr. Wang Mingming, Peking University
Historiographic Estrangement: Notes on Chronological Occidentalism in Post-traditional China

Public Lecture on 09.07.2018, 18:00h - 20:00h, Hauptgebäude UoC, Hörsaal II

Research Seminar on 10.07.2018, 14:00h - 17:30h, Universitäts- und Stadtbibliothek Köln, Seminarraum B VI

Literature: The West as the Other: A Genealogy of Chinese Occidentalism. Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press, 2014.

Summer School in Xiamen “CHINA global: centers and margins”

September 10 - 17, in cooperation with the Xiamen University (funded). The maximum number of participants from Cologne is limited to 12.