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Global Humanities: Language, Literature and History

A joint workshop with Shanghai Jiao Tong University
16-18 January 2018
Radcliffe Space 37, Radcliffe Conference Centre, University of Warwick

Tuesday 16 January

2.30pm arrival, tea and coffee, Radcliffe Lounge

3.00-4.00pm Finance and Diplomacy: The Loans, Debts and Customs Revenues, 1901-1927
Chihyun CHANG (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

Language Education and Beyond: a Glimpse into the Teaching and Research of SFL-SJTU
Qing TAO (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

4pm coffee break, Radcliffe Lounge

4.30pm Merchants of War and Peace: British Knowledge of China in the Making of the Opium War
Song-Chuan Chen (History, University of Warwick)

360º Visions: From a Panoramic to a Planetary Consciousness
Tiago de Luca (Film, University of Warwick)

Forbidden Gateways: Capitalism, Censorship, and the Unspoken in Post-Tiananmen Anglophone Literature
Ross Forman (English, University of Warwick)

7pm dinner, Radcliffe Private Dining Room

Wednesday 17 January

9am-12pm Culture trip – Stratford-upon-Avon

1pm lunch, Radcliffe Restaurant

2.00-3.00pm Negotiating Identities When Studying abroad in China: the Case of Heritage and Non-Heritage Learners of the Chinese Language
Ting DING (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

Reconceptualising Language Learning Motivation in an Age of Global English
Ema Ushioda (CAL, University of Warwick)

Second Language Acquisition of Mandarin Tones
Rongyue TU (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

3.00pm coffee break, Radcliffe Lounge

3.30pm Broken Histories: the Tribal and the Modern
Rashmi Varma (English, University of Warwick)

The Relationship between Chinese and Western Art and Literary Theory in the New Century
Yuan XUE (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

4.30pm History research seminar -
Mass Observing the Supernatural: Religion, Spirituality & Atheism in Late Twentieth-Century Britain
Professor James Hinton (History, University of Warwick)
OC0.01 Oculus Building

7pm dinner, Radcliffe Private Dining Room

Thursday 18 January

9.00am tea and coffee, Radcliffe Lounge

9.15-10.30am The Origins of the Global History Network and GECEM project: Connecting Global Historians from the West and East
Manuel Perez Garcia (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

The Russian Empire in Transnational Colonial Networks in East Asia
Alan Crawford (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

Britain’s World Communication System and Britain’s Perceptions of the Taiping Rebellion
Qiong YU(SOAS, University of London)

10.30am coffee break, Radcliffe Lounge

11.00am The Triad of Irrationality
Chenwei Nie (Philosophy, University of Warwick)

Sir William Jones (1746-94) and the Confucian Book of Odes
John Gilmore (English, University of Warwick)

12.00pm Roundtable discussion and next step

1pm lunch,Radcliffe Restaurant