Past events – University of Copenhagen

Book Release: Women, Gender, and Research. Chinese and Nordic Perspectives

08 May 2018 kl. 16:30

Reception to celebrate the release of the book "Women, Gender, and Research. Chinese and Nordic Perspectives". Read more

Book Launch and Seminar: Gay Identity and Tongzhi Activism in Postsocialist China

07 May 2018 kl. 14:00

Please join us to launch Hongwei Bao’s new book on queer China, the first book to look at gay identity and queer activism in the People’s Republic of China from a cultural studies perpective. Read more

Heldagsseminar: I en vrimmel af tegn - om at oversætte kinesisk litteratur til dansk [in Danish]

04 May 2018 kl. 09:00

Et åbent heldags-seminar om kinesisk litteratur og litterær oversættelse fra kinesisk til dansk for akademikere, studerende, oversættere og danske forlag.
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Asia Brown Bag Talk: Nis Grünberg

25 April 2018 kl. 12:30

Please join us for this Asia Brown Bag Talk by Nis Grünberg "The political economy of SOEs: National Champions or socialist institutions?" The talk is open to all, and no registration is needed. Read more

Public lecture: Public Hermeneutics

16 April 2018 kl. 10:30

A joint event between and the Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, UCPH, exploring public hermeneutics.  Read more

Film screening of 'My Father's House' and Q&A with filmmaker Zhao Dayong

16 March 2018 kl. 15:00

ThinkChina are happy to present the Chinese filmmaker, Zhao Dayong, who will be screening the movie "My Fathers House", which offers a rare glimpse into an immigrant African community in China.  Read more

Public lecture: Asymmetric Parity and the Allison Trap

06 March 2018 kl. 15:00

Guest lecture with professor Brantly Wormack on the asymmetric rivalry of the U.S. and China, and his concept of the "Allison Trap". Read more

Public lecture: Surveilled, re-educated and assimilated on the New Silk Road. China’s continued Muslim Challenge in Xinjiang

02 March 2018 kl. 10:15

Public talk by Ildikó Bellér-Hann and Rune Steenberg. The talk will provide an insight into the current state of affairs in Xinjiang against a historical backdrop and address the extreme difficulties faced by local people in everyday life. Read more

Public lecture by Professor Jørgen Ørstrøm Møller: Energy and Geopolitics

27 February 2018 kl. 16:00

ThinkChina, the Danish Foreign Policy Society and the Centre for Military Studies at University of Copenhagen are happy and proud to present Professor Jørgen Ørstrøm Møller, who will hold a public lecture about energy- and geopolitics in China and USA. Read more

External event: ADI Asia brown bag talk by Lai Sze Tso

30 January 2018 kl. 12:30

Lai Sze Tso, Global Health and Medical Humanities Initiative, MIT on "Using innovative technologies to improve personal and community health--China as a case-study for sharing medical knowledge and access between interactions between patients, healthcare professionals, and community-based organizations" Read more

Special seminar "China in International Economic Law: New Horizons"

19 January 2018 kl. 11:00

The event is a highly focused seminar with top international experts, commenting on most recent developments regarding China in international economic law. It shall be of particular interest for professional, legal and business audiences. Read more

International Conference "China in International Economic Dispute Resolution"

17 January 2018

The major international conference will gather globally renowned academics and practitioners to offer in-depth analyses of China’s contemporary policies and involvement in trade, investment, commercial and energy disputes. Read more

Fairytale & Silk Road: Seminars and Animation Show from the Chinese Film Delegation

28 November 2017 kl. 10:00

A joint event by the Department of Media, Cognition and Communication and ThinkChina, University of Copenhagen. Read more

External event: CECS & CRS Workshop - Towards Pax & Lex Sinica?

24 November 2017 kl. 13:00

The unstable situation in the Western world during the later years has pushed China and relations with China to the forefront of global and geopolitics as well as in international agreements, not least the Paris Accord on Climate Change from 2016, from which the US resigned in 2017. Read more

Asia brown bag talk: Andreas Møller Mulvad

22 November 2017 kl. 12:30

The bold prediction of the talk is that we will see a new popular movement for democracy, seriously challenging the monopoly of power of the CCP, before the PRC turns 100 in 2049. Read more

Public lecture: A Sino-Jewish Encounter, A Humanitarian Fantasy

03 November 2017 kl. 14:00

ThinkChina is proud to announce an exciting lecture with guest lecturer Professor Haiyan who will tell of the tens of thousands of European Jews who fled the Nazi genocide to Shanghai. Read more

Screening of 'Nowhere to Call Home' and Q&A with director Jocelyn Ford

30 October 2017 kl. 13:00

ThinkChina is proud to invite you to a screening of the documentary movie 'Nowhere to Call Home' followed by a Q & A session with the director Jocelyn Ford. Read more

Offentlig forelæsning v. Professor Jørgen Ørstrøm Møller: Asiens økonomiske mirakel over for de sikkerhedspolitiske trusler - Hvor står Kina? [In Danish]

09 October 2017 kl. 15:15

Det globale billede præges i stigende grad af uforudsigelighed. Det gælder navnlig holdningen hos de to skabere af efterkrigstidens politiske og økonomiske system: USA og Storbritannien illustreret ved Donald Trump (USA først) og Brexit (take back control).

Hvad betyder det for det globale system’s funktion som fundament for stabilitet, sikkerhed, økonomisk vækst, frihandel og investeringer?

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Chinese Literature and the writer in the 21st Century

07 September 2017 kl. 15:00

Danish Cultural Institute in cooperation with the Chinese Writers Association, the University of Copenhagen, Asian Dynamics Initiative and ThinkChina are pleased to invite you to a guest lecture by four of contemporary China’s most renowned writers.  Read more

ADI 2017 Conference Panel: Arms Race in Asia? The Role of China’s Military Rise for the Powers in Asia

26 June 2017 kl. 9:00

The military expenditures in Asia are increasing. China is responsible for the highest growth although the percentage is gradually decreasing. China is now a strong military power second only to the USA. The country has initiated a transformation of the People’s Liberation Army which can be characterized as revolutionary. This transformation process is having a great impact on the Asian countries, Russia and the US. Read more

US-China relations under Trump: Partners or rivals?

19 June 2017 kl. 15:00

At this DIIS seminar Bonnie Glaser, one of the leading experts on US-China relations, takes stock of the current state of bilateral relations five months into Donald Trump’s presidency. Focusing primarily on the strategic dimension of US-China relations, the seminar offers a preliminary assessment of how the Trump administration has engaged Asia in general, and China in particular. For instance, to what extent does Trump’s foreign policy line so far constitute a break with Obama’s strategic “Pivot/Rebalance to Asia”? Read more

Public Lecture: Labor and Money in Yachen Gar: The Role of Tibetan Buddhist Nuns in a Monastic Economy

11 May 2017 kl. 13:00 and The Center for Contemporary Buddhist Studies are proud to present Dr. Yasmin Cho, she received her Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology at Duke University in 2015. Dr. Yasmin Cho examines how the invisible labor and economic activities conducted by Tibetan nuns contribute to the contemporary Tibetan Buddhist revivalism in China. Read more

Cross-Strait Relations and East Asian Peace

05 May 2017 kl. 13:30

A Forum associated with Shanghai Forum 2017

How can East Asia de-escalate tensions and build relations rooted in win–win cooperation? This program will address the prospect of peace and prosperity in East Asia with a particular focus on the dynamics of Cross-strait Relations (Taiwan issue). We are proud to invite leading experts to share their insights on this critical issue and discuss it from relational and comparative perspective. Read more

Seminar: Healthcare service digitalization in China

26 April 2017 kl. 13:00

Digitization is altering the competitive landscape for multiple industries and the healthcare service sector is no exception. Due to an ever-expanding aging population, access to adequate and affordable healthcare services has become a pressing issue for governments worldwide. Read more

Open for applications: Food, health and philosophy in East and West 2017

30 March 2017

The international and interdisciplinary PhD course 'Food, health and philosophy in East and West' is now open for applications. Scholarships are available. Read more

OFFENTLIG FORELÆSNING: Kinas nationale sikkerhedsstrategi – hvad indeholder den og hvad er konsekvenserne for omgivelserne?

20 March 2017 kl. 15:00

I samarbejde med Center for Militære Studiers Kinaprogram er stolte over at kunne præsentere Liselotte Odgaard, lektor ved Forsvarsakademiet, der vil fortælle om Kinas sikkerhedsstrategi. Read more

Dansk cleantech til Kina

08 March 2017 kl. 09:00

Kom til workshop om Dansk cleantech i Kina og få viden om de vigtigste tendenser, relevant lovgivning og alter- native forretningsmodeller - og hør om støttemulighederne i Midtnet Kina-programmet. Workshoppen faciliteres af advisory board member, Christina Boutrup, og har desuden, Professor Jørgen Delman, Kinastudier, Københavns Universitet blandt talerne.

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OFFENTLIG FORELÆSNING: Kinas lederskab under forandring

23 February 2017 kl. 15:00

I samarbejde med Center for Militære Studiers Kinaprogram er ThinkChina stolte over at kunne præsentere professor Kjeld Erik Brødsgaard, Copenhagen Business School, der vil fortælle om Kinas kommende nye lederskab.

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China’s Environmental Challenges: Domestic and Global Implications

22 February 2017 kl. 09:15

Professor Jørgen Delman, UCPH and, will be participating at a workshop at Lund University titled: China’s Environmental Challenges: Domestic and Global Implications. Read more

Trump kloden rundt [in Danish]

10 February 2017 kl. 14:15

Jørgen Delman, Kinastudier og, deltager i arrangementet 'Trump kloden rundt'. Read more

Workshop: China's cities and climate change

17 June 2013 kl. 09:15, Fudan European China Centre, and the Centre for Cultural Studies in Sustainability at the University of Copenhagen are co-organizing a workshop on China’s attempted transition towards a low-carbon society with three case presentations from Hangzhou and Shanghai. Read more