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Durham University

Open World Research Initiative (OWRI)

News, Events & Announcements Archive

July - December 2019

30 November 2019

Dr Qing Cao presents paper ‘Translating Concepts through Graphic Loans: The Case of Guomin in Late Imperial China’ at the workshop on Proletkult, School of Advanced Studies, London.

16-17 November 2019

Dr Qing Cao organises the panel A Comparative Study of Modernities in a Global Context' and presents paper ‘Materiality and Spirituality in the Transmission of Western Ideas in Early-20th-Century China’ at the 8th International Forum on Marxist Aesthetics: Contemporary Aesthetics and Studies of Material Culture, Zhejiang University, China.

16 October 2019

Professor Jianhua Chen (Fudan University, China), 'New Woman and Urban Space in Chinese Cinema, 1921-1949', Elvet Riverside, ER207, 10am.

21 September 2019

Dr Qing Cao presents paper Linguistic Construction of "National People" in Late Qing’ at the International Conference of Chinese Sociolinguistics, Shanghai, China (20-22 September 2019).

4-5 September 2019

Grand Strategy: Mapping the Contemporary Middle East, Al Qasimi Building, Durham University, Room 102.

10-12 July 2019

Borders, Regimes, Disposability: A Symposium on Migration and State Violence, Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University. See full programme (with abstracts and biographies of speakers).

10 July 2019

Dr Polina Kliuchnikova presents paper 'Language Performance and Metalinguistic Reflexivity among Post-Soviet Migrants in Russian Cities' at the 5th International Conference 'Andalusian Slavic Studies Workdays' (9-11 July 2019, Faculty of Translation and Interpreting, University of Granada, Spain).

8 July 2019

Roundtable: Post-IS MENA Regional Politics, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), London.

1-5 July 2019

Dr Konstantin Zamyatin carries out a research visit to the Institute of History, Language and Literature of the Komi Scientific Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Syktyvkar, Komi Republic, Russia.

1 July 2019

Dr Guzel Yusupova publishes paper 'Tatarstan’s Paradiplomacy with the Islamic World' on the Central Asia Program portal (part of 'Russia's Islamic Diplomacy', CAP paper 220, edited by Marlene Laruelle).