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Taking place in Singapore, we welcome SOAS alumni to join Professor Michel Hockx, Director of the SOAS China Institute, for a talk on 'Internet Literature and publishing reform in China'

Since the late 1990s, Chinese literary enthusiasts have explored new spaces for creative expression online, giving rise to a modern genre that has transformed Chinese culture and society. Ranging from the self-consciously avant-garde to the commercially popular, web-based writing has introduced innovative forms, themes, and practices into Chinese literature and its aesthetic traditions. Hockx conducted the first comprehensive survey in English of this phenomenon, and will present his findings in Chinese for the first time in this lecture. His emphasis will be on the challenges posed by online publishing to the reform of the state-regulated print publishing system, taking into account recent policy changes.

RSVP is necessary, please email chsqgh@nus.edu.sg to register your attendance.

*Please note, this talk will be in Chinese*.
05 September 2015 at 14:00
Members of the SOAS China Institute will be visiting Beijing next month, and we welcome you to join Director Prof Michel Hockx and other colleagues for an alumni dinner and drinks reception on the evening of 15th September.

You will also hear from Dr Damian Tobin, lecturer in Chinese business and management at SOAS, who will be sharing his research on banking reform and the internationalisation of the Renminbi. Academic director of the International Management for China distance learning programme at SOAS, Dr Tobin has co-authored courses on international corporate governance, and domestic and international issues in China's economy.

Venue: The Red Wall Garden Hotel, Shi Jia Hu Tong, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100010
15 September 2015 at 18:00
We are delighted invite you to an exciting speaking event in New York.

SOAS alumnus David Des Roches (MA Near And Middle Eastern Studies 1990) who is currently Associate Professor and Senior Military Fellow at the Near East South Asia Center for Security Studies, National Defense University will share his insights on the opportunities and challenges faced in the Middle East.

The talk will start promptly at 6:45pm

Refreshments and food will be served

Venue: AFSOAS President Brooke Beardslee's Home, 136 East 64th Street, Apt 4a, NY, NY 10065
16 September 2015 at 18:00