Spring 2017

Jan 23 (Mon) Charles Shih Hsiang SUNG, Assistant Professor, College of Management and the Integrated Program of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, National Sun Yat-Sen University. Founder of Anthropologists for the Future, “Applying Anthropological Methods in the Design Thinking Process.” (Workshop) (details)
(Time: 12:30 – 3:15 pm, Venue: Room 12 Humanities Building, New Asia College)
Jan 25 (Wed) Don KULICK, Professor, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, Uppsala University, “Sex, Disability, and the Ethics of Engagement.” Co-sponsored with the Gender Studies Seminar. (details)
(Time: 12:30 – 2:00 pm, Venue: Room 502 Wong Foo Yuan Building, Chung Chi College)
Feb 3 Robert GODDEN, Director, Campaigns and Communications, Rights Exposure, “Mobilising Concern – The Ethical Challenges NGOs Face in Visually Representing Social Problems.” (details)
Feb 7 (Tue) Sine PLAMBECH, Postdoctoral Fellow, Danish Institute for International Studies, “Film Screening of “Becky’s Journey” (2015) & Talk.” (details)
(Time: 12:30 – 2:00 pm, Venue: Room 401 Humanities Building, New Asia College)
Feb 10 Nana GAGNÉ, Assistant Professor, Department of Japanese Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, “Post-Toyotist Affect: Japanese Workers Working On Neoliberal Reforms.” (details)
Feb 17 Oliver BAKEWELL, Associate Professor and Senior Research Officer, International Migration Institute, University of Oxford, “Migration and Development in Africa’s Urban Spaces.” (details)
Feb 24 Leo PANG, PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, SOAS, University of London, “‘The People Here Don’t Cook’: ‘Good Food’ in the Eyes of Ecological Farmers and Consumers in Shanghai.” (details)
Mar 3 Masaki TOSA, Professor, School of Asia 21, Kokushikan University, “Tokyo, Japan, Multiculturalism Reconsidered: A Theoretical Perspective on East Asia’s Reality.” (details)
Mar 10 Sayaka OGAWA, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Core Ethics and Frontier Sciences, Ritsumeikan University, “Circulating “Debts” Among Friends: The Business Practices and Communality of Tanzanian Dealers in Hong Kong and China” (details)
Mar 17 Carole VANCE, Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University, “Trumping Sex: Scandals, Sleights of Hand, Politics.” (Public Lecture) (details)
(Time: 12:30 to 2:15 pm, Venue: Lecture theatre 2 Mong Man Wai Building)
Mar 24 Chiyin RUAN, PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 涼山彝族社會的農政變遷——中國西南高地農業的商品化與資本化 (Agrarian Change in Liangshan Yi Society: Exploring the Process of Commercialized and Capitalized Farming in Highlands of Southwest China.)” (普通話主講in Putonguua) (details)
Mar 31 Anne-Christine TRÉMON, Maître d’enseignement et de recherche, Institut des sciences sociales, Université de Lausanne, “The Moral Economy of Diasporic Relations and the ‘Public Good’ in a Former Village of Shenzhen.” (details)
Apr 7 Grazia Ting DENG, PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, “Performing Sociability: The Chinese Barista’s Everyday Social Interactions in Bologna, Italy.” (details)
Apr 21 Ling DING, PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 以香謀市:中國沿海城市的傳統再造運動與社會變革” (普通話主講in Putonghua) (details)
May 19 William R. JANKOWIAK, Barrick Distinguished Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, “Cognitive Horizon and Moral Empathy: China as a Test Case.”(details)
Seminars take place at 1:00-2:30 p.m.
in Room 115 Humanities Building, New Asia College, CUHK, except Jan 23, Jan 25, Feb 7, Mar 17 and May 19.
A light lunch will be served at 12:50 pm. First come first served.

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