Amy Jane Barnes
Programme Manager, School of Museum Studies, University of Leicester.
Planning for ChiSRA’s inaugural conference (24th/25th September) continues apace. A provisional programme is now available to download from our website. The presentations will cover a range of themes and subject areas, including literature and film, visual arts, design and marketing. We are delighted to announce that Professor Zhong Xin from Renmin University will be delivering […]
Dr Giuseppe Veltri (Department of Media and Communication) has recently returned from a trip to Fudan University… How did you first become interested in China? I would say that it is equally due to my academic background and my personal history. I am a social psychologist by training but I have been working mostly on […]
Dr Toby Lincoln (Centre for Urban History), a founder member of ChiSRA, has recently spent time in China. Earlier this year I caught up with him to find out how his research was progressing. How did you first become interested in China? I first went to China in 1999 to teach English in a small […]
We’re delighted to announce that ChiSRA’s inaugural conference, The ‘China Dream’: Passions, Policies and Power, will take place at College Court, Leicester, between 24th and 26th September. As China has grown economically, its cultural and political landscape has changed profoundly. As well as raising living standards, China now needs to satisfy its people’s growing desire for […]
One of the first activities of ChiSRA was the launch in November 2013 of our PhD reading group. Members have been meeting fortnightly to present their research and discuss issues related to China. The meetings provide PhD students with the opportunity to discuss their work with peers and members of academic staff. To date, […]
Welcome to ChiSRA’s brand new blog. So, ‘what’s ChiSRA?’ you might ask. Well, this neat acronym stands for Chinese Studies Research Alliance. We’re a cross-disciplinary, cross-departmental forum for members of University of Leicester staff and research students to come together and discuss our research interests in China and Chinese Studies. Since our launch in July […]