Podcasts
  1. Sailing from China: Recentering World Trade in the Seventeenth Century

    Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
  2. Double Paradox: Rapid Growth and Rising Corruption in China

    Posted: Friday, April 18, 2014
  3. Fans and their Audiences in Late 19th century Shanghai: The Urban Bird-and-Flower Fan Paintings of Ren Bonian (1840-1896)

    Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
  4. China's New Demographic Reality: Learning from the 2010 Census
    Lecture by Yong Cai, University of North Carolina
    Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
  5. Chemical Compositions: Industrial Anxiety, Epistemological Uncertainty, and the Question of Authenticity in Modern China
    Talk by Eugenia Lean, Columbia University
    Posted: Tuesday, March 04, 2014
  6. Environmental Protection and the Rule of Law in China
    Talk by Alex Wang, UCLA Law School
    Posted: Monday, March 03, 2014
  7. Rebellion and Repression in China, 1966-1971
    Talk by Andrew G. Walder, Stanford University
    Posted: Friday, February 28, 2014
  8. A Brief Look at Taiwan Films: History, Identity and Recent Development
    Lecture by Peggy Chiao, Taipei National University of the Arts
    Posted: Friday, February 28, 2014
  9. Round Table With Director Arvin Chen
    Discussion with Arvin Chen
    Posted: Friday, February 28, 2014
  10. Human Kinds and Animal Species in Early Modern China
    Talk by Yuming He, UC Davis
    Posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
  11. Traditional Taiwanese Opera Demonstration and Discussion
    Lecture and Performance by Ms. Liao Chiung-chih
    Posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
  12. The Farewell Speech of King Wen of the Zhou: A New Discussion of the "Baoxun" Text Among the Bamboo Manuscripts in the Collections of Tsinghua University 「周文王的遺言:清華大學藏戰國竹書《保訓》重探」
    Talk by Professor Lin Zhipeng, Fudan University
    Posted: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
  13. The "Taoist School" of the Warring States Period: A Framework and Outline for Its Study 「戰國時期的“道家”:研究架構與思路」
    Talk by Professor Lin Zhipeng, Fudan University
    Posted: Friday, January 24, 2014
  14. The Social Influence of Chinese Lawyers and Its Development in the Last Three Decades
    Talk by Mr. Peng Xuefeng, Chairman and Founder of Dacheng Law Offices
    Posted: Wednesday, January 22, 2014
  15. Buddhism in the Writings of Tao Hongjing (456-536)
    Lecture by Stephen R. Bokenkamp, Arizona State University
    Posted: Wednesday, January 22, 2014
  16. A Counterhistory of Chinese Money
    Talk by Tamara Chin, Associate Professor of Literature, Yale-NUS, beginning 2014
    Posted: Wednesday, December 04, 2013
  17. Repression Backfires: Tactical Radicalization and Protest Spectacle in Rural China
    Talk by Kevin O'Brien, University of California, Berkeley
    Posted: Friday, November 22, 2013
  18. From Political Theory to Administrative Reality: Researching Late Imperial Chinese Official Handbooks and Working Aids
    Lecture by Pierre-Étienne Will, Chair of History of Modern China, Collège de France
    Posted: Friday, November 08, 2013
  19. Late Imperial Chinese Official Handbooks and Working Aids: The Legal Dimension
    Lecture by Pierre-Étienne Will, Chair of History of Modern China, Collège de France
    Posted: Friday, November 08, 2013
  20. 26th Sammy Yukuan Lee Lecture on Chinese Archaeology and Art
    Yuan: Chinese Architecture, Mongol Patrons, Asian Archaeology
    Posted: Monday, November 04, 2013
  21. Between the Eagle and the Dragon: Economics and Security in Australia in the new millennium
    Talk by David Zweig, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
    Posted: Wednesday, October 30, 2013
  22. The China Fallacy : How the U.S. Can Benefit from China's Rise and Avoid Another Cold War
    Book talk by Donald Gross, Senior Associate of Pacific Forum CSIS
    Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
  23. The Inner and Outer Aspects of Daoist Visual Culture
    Talk by Shih-shan Susan Huang, Rice University
    Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
  24. Music of Guqin
    Lecture and Performance of Guqin by Dai Wei, Shanghai Conservatory of Music
    Posted: Monday, October 21, 2013
  25. Flowers, Fragrance, and Porcelain Wares in the Cultural History of Song China 宋人與花與香與瓷器
    A Talk by Yang Zhishui 揚之水 on 05/28/2013 Presented in Chinese
    Posted: Wednesday, June 05, 2013
  26. Unfolding the Principle of Color Decoration in Yingzao Fashi, a 12th Century’s Chinese Imperial Building Standard
    A talk by Luke Li, Tsinghua University, Beijing on May 20th, 2013.
    Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2013
  27. A Public Lecture by Leading Scholar of Ancient Chinese Culture, Professor Li Ling
    This talk is part of the “China Beyond the Headlines” lecture series, generously supported by Mr. Stephen Lesser on May 21st, 2013.
    Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2013
  28. Double Feature Lecture: Prof. Feng Shi and Prof. Miao Zhe
    Natural Color and Philosophical Color: A Study on the Origin of the Theory of the Relation between Colors and Directions in China by Feng Shi (Institute of Archaeology, CASS) From the Lingguang Palace to the Wu Liang Shrine Some Traces of the Imperial Art from the Late Western Han and Early Eastern Han Periods by Miao Zhe (Zhejiang University)
    Posted: Thursday, March 14, 2013
  29. The Rights Movement and Civic Engagement in China Today: A Conversation with Teng Biao
    This podcast is presented in Chinese. In 2003 Teng Biao was one of the “Three Doctors of Law” who complained to the National People’s Congress about unconstitutional detentions of internal migrants in the widely known “Sun Zhigang Case.”
    Posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2013
  30. Archaeological Landscapes of the Lu City: Memory and Landscape Transformation in Early China
    A talk on the results from the archaeological survey project on Lu City by Li Min.
    Posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2013
  31. Low Carbon Development in China: Fitting Global Climate Norms to National Policymaking Institutions
    A podcast talk by Eric Zusman, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), on climate change reform policy efforts in China.
    Posted: Friday, November 16, 2012
  32. The Impact of the I Ching on Merce Cunningham and Deborah Hay
    The I Ching, or the Book of Changes, is an ancient Chinese text––perhaps the first written document in human history––and was originally used exclusively as an oracle. Three thousand years old, the I Ching is one of the most revered books in Chinese literature, and it has inspired the most eminent Chinese scholars throughout history.
    Posted: Friday, November 16, 2012
  33. How to Turn Philosophical Ideas into Diagrams: Chinese Approaches and Insights
    A public lecture by Dr. Michael Lackner. The presentation will shed some light on possible precedents of this new form of diagrams and give an introduction into the multi-faceted functioning of diagrams on the basis of selected material.
    Posted: Thursday, May 24, 2012
  34. The New People in the People’s Republic: Protesters in Housing Disputes in Urban China, 1980-2010
    Professor Qin SHAO examines urban protestors and their evolving identities by exploring what was demolished in old neighborhoods and what, besides highrises, has risen in their ruins.
    Posted: Thursday, May 24, 2012
  35. Commerce and Classics: Sino-Japanese Exchanges in the Eighteenth Century
    A podcast of a presentation given December 12, 2007, by Benjamin Elman, on the intellectual impact of late imperial Chinese classicism, medicine and science in Tokugawa Japan by way of reconsidering early modern Sino-Japanese cultural history, 1700-1850.
    Posted: Sunday, January 20, 2008