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Activities
Spring 2018

Jan 18 (Thu) Donald BRENNEIS, William JANKOWIAK, Ichiro NUMAZAKI, and Anne UNDERHILL, Visiting Committee Roundtable. (details)
Time: 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Venue: NAH 12
Feb 3 (Sat) Michael HERZFELD, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, “Tangibility: A Challenge for Anthropological Thought and Practice.” (details)
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm (tentative)
Venue: Lecture Theatre 9, Yasumoto International Academic Park
(This talk will be presented for Postgraduate Forum held on 2 to 3 Feb 2018)
Feb 9 Jermaine GORDON, Department of Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, “When the Sun Sets in the Land of the Rising Sun: Sexual Behavior and Psychoanalytic Theory in Japan.” (details)
Feb 23 Guangtian HA, School of Arts, SOAS, University of London, “Empire of Sound: Islam and the End of An Alternative Cosmopolitanism in Modern China.” (details)
Mar 2 Venera KHALIKOVA, Department of Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh, “Strengthening the Body and the Nation through Traditional Medicine and Biomoral Consumption in Contemporary India.” (details)
Mar 9 Ruslan YUSUPOV, Department of Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, “The Ethics of Prohibition: Islamic Tradition, the Secular State and the Ban on Alcohol in a Chinese Muslim Town.” (details)
Mar 16 Man Kei TAM, Department of Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, “Radioactive Citizens: Re-assembling Life in Post-Fukushima Japan.” (details)
Mar 23 Elena NICHINI, Department of Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, “Interwoven: Contamination, Risk and Cleaning-up in a Chinese Textile Cluster.” (details)
Apr 6 Yuk Wah CHAN, Department of Asian and International Studies, City University of Hong Kong, “Sweetness, Maids and Power: Globalization of First World Kitchen and Care Work.” (details)
Apr 13 Lynn SUN, Department of Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, “The Happiness Impasse: Exploring the Pursuits of Marital Happiness as Moral Experience in Urban Japan and China.” (details)
Apr 20 羅晶晶, 人類學系, 香港中文大學‚ “從博物館走向特色小鎮解析銅綠山古銅礦遺址的保護過程.” (普通話主講) (details)
Seminars take place at 1:00-2:30 p.m.
in Room 115 Humanities Building, New Asia College, CUHK (except Jan 18 and Feb 3).
A light lunch will be served at 12:30 pm. First come first served.
ALL INTERESTED ARE WELCOME!

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