The Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts at SUSTech is happy to organize an interdisciplinary colloquium exploring the role that borders and cross-border mobilities play in a broad spectrum of cultural practices, histories and contexts.
We are glad to announce the list of participants to this event, that will take place at the Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, China between November 18th – 20th, 2021. A full program of the colloquium will be circulated soon.
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Theories, Experiences and Narratives of Cultural Mobility
Interdisciplinary Colloquium of the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
SUSTech - Southern University of Science and Technology
Shenzhen, November 18-20th, 2021
Keynote Speakers: Prof. Yang Bin, University of Macau, Prof. Thomas Kvan, founding Dean of the School of Design, SUSTech.
Marta Arnaldi, University of Oxford, Translation and the Borders of the Future
Thomas Byrne, Sun-Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, Home-World and Alien-Worlds: A Phenomenology of Cultural Borders
Wendong Cui, City University of Hong Kong, In Search of a Self-Conscious Voice: Lu Xun’s Appropriation of German Weltliteratur Sources
Yiyi Luo, Capital Normal University, Beijing, A Displaced Poet’s Representation of Wars in the Sixth Century
Leonora Masini, Brown University, Providence, Representations of Eritrea in Italian Documentaries (1951 – 2015)
Nikolaos Mavropolous, SUSTech / European University Institute, Florence, Early Japanese Mobility Across the Pacific; Migrants or Colonizers?
Tommaso Pepe, SUSTech and Wuming Chang, Peking University (joint talk), The Shadow of Ulysses. Dante, Primo Levi and the Writing of Exile
Ailin Qian, SUSTech, Cities and Nostalgia in the Islamic World
Hiroko Naito, Institute of Developing Economies of Japan External Trade Organization. The Practice of Judicial Reform in China and Conditions for Success or Failure
Shakir Ullah, SUSTech / Sun-Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and Local People in Pakistan: A Critical Review of Opportunities and Challenges
Luan Dong Vu, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Unearthing the Border: Frontier Mining and the Birth of a Sino-Vietnamese Borderland, 1725-1728
Mengwen Zhu, SUSTech, Tracking the Original: Ezra Pound's Translation and Transfiguration of Li Bai
Vivien Chan, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, Place, Class and Social Movement in Hong Kong: A Geographical Information System Perspective
SUSTech will help to cover travel expenses for invited speakers. Researchers currently based outside China are welcome to submit an abstract for an online or hybrid presentation.