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11 May 2022 - 11 May 2022

10:00AM - 12:00PM

In person at the Bishops Dining Room, University College (Limited Availability) and online via Zoom

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"Illustration of the Opening of Azuma Bridge in Tokyo” (1887)

Join us on Wednesday 11 May at 10am for a lively research conversation hosted by CNCS and led by Dr Amanda Hsieh (Department of Music at Durham). The event will be a hybrid event with limited availability in person in the Bishops Dining Room, University College, Durham University and online via Zoom.


Three 20 minute papers, plus two ten minute responses.


  • Ting Chang (Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies, Nottingham University): “Le Casse-tête chinois": Playing with China through War and Games”
  • Hansun Hsiung (MLAC, Durham University): “Controlling Circulation: International Copyright and Japan's Freedom of Translation” 
  • John Gabriel (Faculty of Fine Ars & Music, Melbourne Conservatorium of Music): “Music, Musicology, and Environmentalism in the German Imaginary of the Pacific, 1880-1930”


  • Adam Bronson (Department of History, Durham University) 
  • Felicia Gottmann (Department of Humanities, Northumbria University)