Dr Qing Cao presents paper ‘Remoulding the Chinese Mind: Modernity, Utopia and Social Change in Late Qing China’ at the International Symposium of Language Communication and Civilization Dialogue at the University of Oxford.
21 June 2017
Dr Francisco-J. Hernández Adrián participates in Q&A discussion following the screening of Johanna Schwartz’s documentary They Will Have to Kill Us First as part of Refugee Week, event hosted by CVAC, Durham County Council, and Gala Theatre, Durham.
16-17 June 2017
Londongrad and Londongradians: Identities, Imaginaries and Cultural Practices of Russians in the UK, Princess Dashkova Centre, University of Edinburgh.
Dr Polina Kliuchnikova presents the paper 'Russophonism in Flux: Language Practices and New Identities of Russian-speaking Migrants in the UK’ as part of the panel Russians Abroad: Creating the World Around’ at the conference titled ‘On the Other Side and Beyond’ organised by the Centre for Independent Sociological Research in St Petersburg.
Dr Mohammed Nuruzzaman, Gulf University of Science and Technology (GUST), Kuwait, COFUND Senior Research Fellow at Durham's University College, works on a new theoretical framework for understanding present-day Shi’a–Sunni sectarian violence in collaboration with our project.
Dr Polina Kliuchnikova presents the paper '"No Test Better than Life'": Discourses on Language Learning, Certification and Proficiency among Russian-speaking Migrants in the UK' as part of the panel 'Russian-speaking Diasporas in Finland and the UK: Discourses of Language and Identity' at the 2017 BASEES conference in Cambridge (31 March - 2 April).
Dr Dušan Radunović presents his work at the 2017 BASEES conference in Cambridge (31 March - 2 April) in the roundtable 'Screening Soviet Nationalities' (part of the book launch of the 2017 monograph by Oksana Sarkisova).
Dr Francisco-J. Hernández Adrián curates 'Caribbean Cinemas: Visions of the Ruin, the Submerged and the Emerging', a special programme of contemporary Caribbean and island films for FICCI 57 (Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena de Indias). He is also a member of the Jury for the festival's Official Short Film Competition.
1 March 2017
Dr Qing Cao presents paper 'Liang Qichao and His Polemic Press: The Debate that Changed China' at the China Media Centre, University of Westminster.
26 February 2017
Dr Qing Cao presents on 'The Great Break and China’s Cultural Heritage’ at the Midlands China Summit in Birmingham.