Departmental Seminar Series

Our Departmental Seminars are open to anyone who has a keen interest in East Asia whether you are an academic in the field, a student or a member of the public who would like to learn more about the region. Our seminars aim to provide a setting for intellectual debate, sharing ideas and collaboration.

Talks will run from 4pm until 6.45pm (at the latest) and are often followed by a drink reception.

Autumn semester seminars 2017
Date Name Affiliation Title

Thursday 12th October

Dr Seung-young Kim Senior Lecturer in Korean Studies at University of Sheffield Diplomacy for Korean Neutrality and Buffer Zone: Modern History and Implications

Thursday 26th October

Prof. Anne Allison Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Duke University Relations with Dead Remains in an Era of Living/Dying Alone
Tuesday 31st October Prof. John Treat Professor Emeritus of East Asian Languages & Literatures, Yale University Yi Sang's Queer Time in Colonial Korea
Thursday 9th November Dr Gitte Hansen Lecturer in Japanese Studies, Newcastle University TBC
Friday 24th November Dr Rajyashree Pandey Reader in Asian Politics, Goldsmiths, University of Lodon TBC
Tuesday 5th December Prof. Tao Sun Professor of Public Administration, School of Government, Nankai University TBC
Tuesday 12th December Prof. Hazel Smith Professorial Research Associate, SOAS, University of London TBC

Other research related events and activities

Date/Location Event Description associated research cluster

Monday 31st July 2017

Urban Segregation and Inequality in Europe and China Conference

The Sheffield Methods Institute in collaboration with the School of East Asian Studies at the University of Sheffield is hosting a three-quarter day conference focused on residential segregation and inequality in European and Chinese cities on 31 July 2017.

Find out more and book your place

Movement(s), Economy and Development in East Asia

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