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LIAS Lunch Talk Series

The LIAS Lunch Talk Series provides a platform for faculty members and PhD candidates within the LIAS to present their research to a diverse academic community and to engage in discussions with peers in an informal atmosphere. Lunch is on us! Please find the programme for 2024 (spring semester) below. Lectures take place on Wednesdays (13-14h). Registration is not required.

Sanne Dokter-Mersch: And then it stopped – the impact of print culture on the perception and growth of Purāṇas

Fan Lin: A Social History of Elephant Watching and Elephant Keepers in Early Modern China

Sarah Cramsey: “This Way to the Gas...": Children and their Caretakers at Auschwitz-Birkenau

Carwyn Morris: “Let’s go to the Wanghong Restaurant…”: Following the wanghong as an aspect of global China

Andrea Giolai: Sounding Out Ecological Precarity and Musical Heritage in Asia: Some Early Ideas

Juul Eijk: Booju on the Red Hill: the Kangxi emperor's Manchu emissaries to Tibet and their role in shaping the relationship with the Tibetan government

Rogier Creemers: The Great Rectification: A New Paradigm for China’s Online Platform Economy

Jonathan London: The Politics of Education in Contemporary Vietnam

Elena Paskaleva: The China Pavilion (chīnīkhāna) of Ulugh Beg in Samarqand

Tsolin Nalbantian: A ‘Little Armenia’ in the Caribbean

Nira Wickramasinghe, Sanayi Marcelline and Pouwel van Schooten: Slavery in the Indian Ocean World and the Work of Forgetting: Some Preliminary Thoughts

Elena Burgos Martinez: Of Monsters and other Men: green Islam and the tidalectics of ecological crises in maritime Asia

Angelika Koch-Low: Blood, Tears and Samurai Love: A Tragic Tale from Eighteenth-Century Japan

Florian Schneider: Playing China’s University Entrance Exam: The Videogame 'Chinese Parents' and Its Political Potentials

Berthe JansenJohan Van Manen’s Tibetan and Himalayan Collection: The Challenges of Multi-media Research

Ben Arps: Warrior Women, Gender-bending Plots, Perfect Masculinity: Paradigms of gender in Javanese Amir Hamza narratives

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