Centre for Contemporary East Asian Cultural Studies

Events

Queer East Film Festival: East Palace, West Palace with Introduction

Date
17/11/2022
Location:
Broadway Cinema - 14-18 Broad Street - Nottingham NG1 3AL

Families, Friends, Selves: Approaches to Black-Led Research

Date
27/10/2022
Location:
A19 (Committee Room), Trent Building
Description
Consider how we write with grace and care about ourselves and the people we love in our research.

Safe Distance: Being LGBTQ+ and East/Southeast Asian During the Pandemic

Date
24/02/2022
Location:
Djanogly Theatre - Lakeside Arts
Description
Screening of film Safe Distance, followed by a Q&A with producer Qiu Bai and Hongwei Bao joined by Director Jamie Chi online from Hong Kong.

Another Queer World is Possible: Imagining Queer Bandung

Date
09/11/2021
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
International filmmakers, curators and activists to explore alternative and decolonised ways of imagining and mapping the queer world in a non-Eurocentric way.

Lan Yu: The Making of a Queer East Asian Film Classic

Date
03/11/2021
Location:
Lakeside Arts, Lecture theatre A30
Description
A celebration of the 20th anniversary of Lan Yu!

The Otherness of the Everyday: Conversations from the Chinese Art World During the Pandemic

Date
09/06/2022
Location:
Trent Building B38a, University Park

China and/in the Global South: Cultures, Aesthetics and Politics Research Symposium

Date
01/07/2022
Location:
Dearing Building B40, Jubilee Campus
Description
This one-day symposium answers questions about the entangled relationship between China and the Global South from global and interdisciplinary perspectives.

CANCELLED: Time and Nothingness: Image and Temporality through the Lens of Buddhism

Date
25/03/2020
Location:
Trent B46
Description
Centre for Contemporary East Asian Cultural Studies research seminar series (Spring 2020) ?speaker with Dr Victor Fan (Kings College London), Time and Nothingness: Image and Temporality through the Lens of Buddhism. Free to attend, the event is welcome to all..

Cityscape, Sensescape, and Mediascape: A Critical Reading of Nanjing Road

Date
26/02/2020
Location:
Trent B46
Description
Centre for Contemporary East Asian Cultural Studies research seminar series (Spring 2020) with speaker: Dr Xuelei Huang (University of Edinburgh) on 'Cityscape, Sensescape, and Mediascape: A Critical Reading of Nanjing Road'

Reconfiguring Chinese Independent Documentary in a Global Context

Date
04/03/2020
Location:
Sir Clive Granger Building A40
Description
Public lecture and screening of The Two Lives of Ermao (2019) by Dr Kiki Tianqi Yu (Queen Mary University of London) at the Sir Clive Granger Building A40, University of Nottingham University Park Campus.
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In the Press

  • Randian-Online
    The centre works closely with Randian, an online journal publishing critical writing on contemporary Chinese art and culture   http://www.randian-online.com/#
  • Sébastien Le Belzic, 'A Djibouti, « la Chine commence à déchanter »', Le Monde, 5 February 2018 (Benjamin Barton) 
  • Sébastien Le Belzic, 'Ces marques chinoises qui débarquent en Afrique', Le Monde, 22 January 2018 (Benjamin Barton) 
  • Hongwei Bao, interviewed by the New Books Network, June 2018
    http://newbooksnetwork.com/hongwei-bao-queer-comrades-gay-identity-and-tongzhi-activism-in-postsocialist-china-nias-press-2018/
  • Hongwei Bao, interviewed by the Centre for Modern East Asian Studies, University of Göttingen, April 2018
    https://www.cemeas.de/cemeas-conversations-bao-hongwei/
  • Hongwei Bao, interviewed by New York Times on queer culture and activism in China, 2018
  • Hongwei Bao, Interviewed by City Weekend on Queer Shanghai, 2017
  • Hongwei Bao, interviewed by the BBC World Service on the legal battle against gay conversion therapy in China, 2017
  • Hongwei Bao, interviewed by Global Times on LGBT culture in Shanghai, 2016
  • Zhang Ziyu, '大国角力非洲: 丰富资源和新兴市场引发投资热潮' ('The Big Power Struggle in Africa: Emerging Markets Triggering an Investment Boom in Abundant Energy Resources'), The Time Weekly (时代周报), 16 September 2014, p. 9  
  • Zhang Ziyu, '中国人在非洲:挑战才开始' ('Chinese in Africa: Let the Challenge Begin'), The Time Weekly (时代周报), 31 May 2012, p. 11  
  • Hongwei Bao, interviewed by Timeout, Lisbon, on queer cinema in China, 2013
  • Hongwei Bao, interviewed by Kinabladet, Copenhagen, on queer politics in China, 2012
  • Hongwei Bao, interviewed by Kulturissse, Vienna, on queer politics in China, 2011 

Centre for Contemporary East Asian Cultural Studies

The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD


telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5757 or 84 66437
email:hongwei.bao@nottingham.ac.uk or ting.chang@nottingham.ac.uk