University of Nottingham Ningbo China
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2014-2015

  • 26 June, 2015, 10:00, SEB409, School of Geographical Sciences

Associate Prof. Yingkui Li, University of Tennessee

Topic: Patterns and potential drivers of dramatic changes in Tibetan lakes, 1972–2010

  • 29, May, 2015, 14:00, AB209, School of Contemporary Chinese Studies

Karl McAlinden, Zhejiang University

Topic: The Diffusion of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS): International cooperation and social learning with the People's Republic of China

  • 27 May, 2015, 17:00, AB209, International Communication

Associate Professor Zhen Zhang, New York University

Topic: Melodramas of Orphanhood: Toward a New History of Chinese-Language Film History

  • 22 May, 2015,13:45, AB209, School of Economics & GEP

Prof. Tony Fang, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Topic: The Determinants of Outflow of Foreign Direct Investment by Chinese Firms: the Role of Chinese Returnees

  • 21 May, 2015, 9:30, SEB327, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Prof. Hylke J Glass, Exeter University

Topic: Recycling Plastics-Managing Uncertainty

  • 15 May, 2015, 16:00, AB209, School of Contemporary Chinese Studies

Duncan Hewitt, Shanghai correspondent for Newsweek

Topic: Foreign correspondents in China: the challenges of reporting the ‘China story’.

  • 12 May, 2015, 15:30, AB236, School of Education, School of English & CRALC

Prof. Michael Byram, University of Durham

Topic: Intercultural competence and language competence - differences, similarities and relationships

  • 6 May, 2015, 15:00, TB418, IAPS

Jeanne L. Wilson, Harvard University

Topic: The Russian-Chinese Relationship: The Convergence of Interests and Identity

  • 5 May, 2015, 13:45, TB419, School of Economics & GEP

Dr. Jun Han, Renmin University of China

Topic: Market Structure, Imperfect Tariff Pass-Through and Household Welfare in Urban China

  • 28 April, 2015, 17:00, TB330, CRALC & School of English

Dr Miguel Pérez-Milans, the University of Hong Kong

Topic: Language-in-education policy, ethnicity and voice in Hong Kong

  • 22 April, 2015, 17:00, AB209, International Communication

Dr Philip Ramsey, UNNC

Topic: The question of devolving broadcasting powers to Northern Ireland: political and regulatory challenges for public service media policy makers

  • 22 April, 2015, 13:45, TB419, School of Economics & GEP

Dr. Jiao Shi, Peking University

Topic: Vertical FDI over Business Cycle and its Welfare Implication

  • 22 April, 2015, 10:30, TB404, School of Economics & GEP

Dr. Qian Chen, Peking University

Topic: Financial Tail Risk Forecasting via a Partitioned Distribution of Weibull and Laplace

  • 21 April, 2015, 18:00, TB329, Department of Architecture and Built Environment

Prof. Derek Clements-Croome, Reading University

Topic: Intelligent buildings for 21st century

  • 13 April, 2015, 13:45, TB404, School of Economics &GEP

Prof. Chunbing Xing, Beijing Normal University

Topic: Are Skilled Workers More Mobile than the Unskilled in Response to Local Demand Shifts in China?

  • 8 April, 2015, 17:00, AB209, International Communications

Dr Stephen Andriano-Moore, UNNC

Topic: Subjectivity and the Psychological Thriller Film

  • 3 April, 2015, 13:30, AB209, School of International Studies

Professor Joseph W. Esherick, University of California, San Diego

Topic: 1943: China at the Crossroads

  • 30 March, 2015,15:30, AB236, School of Education

Dr Jackie Dearden, UNUK

Topic: Exploring special and inclusive education in different cultures

  • 27 March, 2015, 15:00, SEB432, School of International Studies

Michael Walker, British Embassy Beijing

Topic: A Post-MDG World and the New Aid Agenda

  • 26 March, 2015, 17:00, SSB120, CRALC & School of English

Dr Michael Rodgers, UNUK

Topic: Language Learning through Viewing Television

  • 25 March, 2015, 17:00, TB329, CRALC & School of English

Dr Christina Lee, UNUK

Topic: Here be dragons: the impact of Vikings on England

  • 24 March, 2015, 17:00, TB329, CRALC & School of English

Dr Nathan Waddell, UNUK

Topic: Wyndham Lewis: Ideology, Politics, and Fascism

  • 19 March, 2015, 11:15, SSB120, School of Contemporary Chinese Studies & school of Economics

Richard B Freeman, Harvard University

Topic: Can Chinese unions adjust to market-driven economy?

  • 18 March, 2015, 17:00, AB209, School of International Communications

Marion Sadoux, UNNC

Topic: 10 years on, challenging 10 venerable Assumptions about Languages and e-Learning

  • 17 March, 2015, 12:45, AB209, School of Contemporary Chinese Studies

Suisheng Zhao, University of Denver

Topic: A New model of great power relations and China-US rivalry and cooperation in the Asia Pacific

  • 17 March, 2015, 12:00, AB209, School of Contemporary Chinese Studies

Suisheng Zhao, University of Denver

Topic: The Trend of China Studies in the US and Publishing in the English language China Studies SSCI journals

  • 13 March, 2015, 16:00, AB209, School of International Communications

Anna Greenspan PhD (New York University Shanghai)

Topic: Wireless Waves

  • 12 March, 2015, 12:00, AB209, IAPS

Dr Kathryn Lehman, University of Auckland.

Topic: Challenging Major Media to Transform Communication

  • 6 March, 2015, 15:30, AB209, Provost Office

Robert Bickers, University of Bristol

Topic: 'The Historical Photographs of China project'

  • 5 March, 2015, 19:00, AB453, Provost Office

Robert Bickers, University of Bristol

Topic: World in Motion: Professional Circuits through Nineteenth Century China


  • 30 January, 2015, 14:00, SEB432, School of Geographical Sciences

Dr Suzanne McGowan, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

Topic: What can lake sediments tell us about past environmental change?

  • 28 January, 2015, 16:00, AB209, School of Contemporary Chinese Studies

David S G Goodman, the University of Sydney

Topic: Middle Class China: Dreams and Aspirations

  • 26 January, 2015, 16:00, AB209, School of International Studies

Dr Terence Lee, National University of Singapore

Topic: The Thai Military in Politics: Appointed vs. Elected Authority

  • 5 January, 2015,13:30, SSB329, School of International Communications

Chris Berry, Professor of Film Studies at King's College London

Topic: Wu Wenguang and the Folk Memory Project: What Is in the Alternative Archive of Chinese Independent Documentary?

  • 17 December, 2014, 19:00, TB329, Provost Office

Mr. Ji Xiaojun, CCTV (China Central Television) presenter

Topic: Sharing stories and experiences

  • 16 December, 2014, 16:00,SEB433, Faculty Of Science and Engineering

Professor Neil Thomas, UNUK

Topic: Biocatalysis in Supercritical and Fluorous Biphasic Systems A Brief Overview of Teaching Improvements in the School of Chemistry (2010-2014)

  • 11 December, 2014, 18:30, SSB329, NUBS China

Dr. Geoff Archer, UNNC

Topic: A Practical Approach to Prototypes, Patents & Trademarks

  • 3 December, 2014, 16:00, AB209, School of Contemporary Chinese Studies

Dingping Guo, Fudan University

Topic: Old Problems and New Prospects in Sino-Japanese Relations

  • 1 December, 2014, 12:00, SEB303, Faculty of Science and Engineering

Professor James Terry, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates

Topic: Discovery and interpretation of coarse clastic deposits for the assessment of coastal hazards

  • 24 November, 2014, 14:00, SEB327, Research Office

Edina Harbinja, the University of Strathclyde and the University of Hertfordshire

Topic:DEATH, DIGITAL ASSETS AND POST-MORTEM PRIVACY: A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE

  • 21 November, 2014, 15:00, TB405, IAPS

Professor Patrick Mendis, George Mason University, US.

Topic: China Dream or American Dream: How Confucius meets Madison?

  • 21 November, 2014, 15:00, TB103, Research Office

Derek McAuley, Horizon, University of Nottingham

Topic: Challenges in digital creativity

  • 21 November, 2014, 15:00, TB103, Research Office

Professor Derek McAuley, University of Nottingham, UK

Topic: Challenges in digital creativity

  • 20 November, 2014, 18:30,TB226, NUBS China

Dr. Geoff Archer, NUBS China

Topic: The "Lean Start-Up" Lexicon (Sell Before You Build)

  • 19 November, 2014, 19:00, SSB329, NUBS China

Dr. Wolfgang Röhr, Ambassador (Ret.), Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Shanghai

Topic: Europe and China

  • 19 November, 2014, 17:30, AB209, School of International Communications

Matthias Uecker. UNUK

Topic: Organising the Public Sphere - Alexander Kluge's work as a public intellectual

  • 19 November, 2014, 14:30, TB419, School of Economics and GEP

Prof. Shiyuan Pan, Zhejiang University

Topic: Patent Protection, Financial Development and Economic Growth

  • 17 November, 2014, 12:00,SEB303, Research Office

Professor John Ludden, Executive Director of the British Geological Survey

Topic: Gateway to the Earth | BGS Science Strategy

  • 17 November, 2014, 17:00, TB418, School of English & CRALC

Dr. Katherine CHEN, the University of Hong Kong

Topic: Language and identity in Hong Kong: Sociolinguistic insights from the local and returnee bilinguals

  • 15 November, 2014, 9:00, SSB329, NUBS China

Mr. Fan Huang, Director/Head of Wealth Management, Deutsche Bank (China) Ltd.

Topic: The Ethics and Norms for Financial Practitioners

  • 14 November, 2014, 19:00, SSB329, NUBS China

Dr. Wolfgang Röhr, Ambassador (Ret.), Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Shanghai

Topic: Europe and China

  • 14 November, 2014, 19:00, SSB120, Provost Office

Ms Jill Robinson, Founder & CEO of Animals Asia Foundation

Topic: Ending Bear Bile Farming in China: a solution based approach

  • 14 November, 2014, 14:30, International Conference Centre, Business Engagament and Innovation Services

David Willetts, former UK Minister of State for Universities and Science

Topic: Universities, Science and Innovation

  • 14 November, 2014, 14:30, TB419, School of Economics & GEP

Dr. Dan Liu, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

Topic: FDI and Urban Inequality: Evidence from Chinese Cities

  • 14 November, 2014, 12:00, AB209, Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies

Assoc Prof Wang Yi-Chen, National University of Singapore

Topic: Human, Snail, Fish, and Waterscape Interactions: Geographic Investigations of Liver Fluke Infections in Thailand

  • 13 November, 2014, 10:00, SSB116, School of Economics

Dr. Chien-Yu Huang from Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

Topic: Public R&D, Private R&D and Economic Growth: A Schumpeterian Approach

  • 12 November, 2014, 17:30, AB209, School of International Communications

Professor Adam Knee, UNNC

Topic: Chiang Mai and the Cinematic Spaces of Thai Identity

  • 7 November, 2014, 14:00, TB405, International Studies

Dr. William Bain, National University of Singapore

Topic: A Common Culture?: Religion as the Foundation of International Order

  • 6 November, 2014, 18:15, Auditorium, School of Economics

Professor Peter Neary, Professor of Economics of Oxford University

Topic: Superstar Firms in the Global Economy

  • 29 October, 2014, 16:00, International Conference Center, NUBS China

Dr. Geoff Archer, NUBS China

Topic: Business Model Generation (Distinguishing Idea from Opportunity)

  • 28 October, 2014, 17:00, TB418, CRALC & School of English

Dr. Shivani Sivagurunathan, School of English, UNMC.

Topic: Malaysian Literature in English: Past, Present and Future

  • 27 October, 2014, 17:00, TB418, CRALC & School of English

Dr. Lin PAN, Institute of Education, University of London, UK

Topic: English as a global language in China: deconstructing the ideological discourses of English in language education

  • 24 October, 2014, AB209, School of Contemporary Chinese Studies

Steve Tsang, The University of Nottingham, UK

Topic: Political reform under Xi Jinping: breaking new ground or sticking to consultative Leninism

  • 24 October, 2014, 12:30, SEB432, Department of Architecture and Built Environment

Professor Diane Brand, National Institute of Creative Arts & Industries University of Auckland, New Zealand

Topic: Urban Resilience Planning After Christchurch 2011 - Post disaster urban planning

  • 23 October, 2014, 15:00, TB330, The Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies

Jonathan Rigg, National University of Singapore

Topic:More growth, less development in Southeast Asia

  • 22 October, 2014, 17:30. AB209, School of International Communications

Giovanna Comerio, UNNC

Topic: Supporting Language Learners' Autonomy in Higher Education

  • 22 October, 2014, 14:30, TB419, School of Economics & GEP

Dr. Paul Luk from Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Topic: Optimal Monetary and Fiscal Policy in an Economy with Capital Accumulation and Inflation Persistence

  • 21 October, 2014, 12:00, SEB432, School of Geographical Sciences

Professor Simon Spooner from Atkins Global

Topic: Water in Low Carbon Urban Planning in China

  • 20 October, 2014, 18:30, TB226, NUBS China

Mr. James Lee, Regional Director of Greater China, ICAEW

Topic: Career Development and Leadership

  • 15 October, 2014, 16:00, SSB120, School of Contemporary Chinese Studies

Mr. Joseph Healy, SCCS MA student and former senior executive of National Australia Bank (NAB)

Topic: The changing nature of the global banking industry is redefining the competencies needed to develop a successful career - what personal competencies will successful bankers of the future need?

  • 15 October, 2014, 14:30, TB418, School of Economics & GEP

Dr. Maoliang Ye, Renmin University of China

Topic: One Step at a Time: Does Gradualism Build Coordination?

  • 13 October, 2014, 14:00, TB418, The Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies

Professor WANG Gungwu, National University of Singapore University Professor (formerly Director, East Asian Institute) and Emeritus Professor of Australian National University.

Topic: China’s Relations with its Near South

  • 9 October, 2014, 19:00, Auditorium, NUBS China

Marc Idelson, UNNC

Topic: Introduction to Programme Management

  • 7 October, 2014, 19:00, Auditorium, Provost Office

Dr. Peter Hansford, Chief Construction Adviser to the UK Government

Topic: 'Construction 2025' - Transforming the Construction Industry

  • 6 October, 2014, 19:00, Auditorium, Provost Office

Professor Lily Kong, Vice-Provost (Academic Personnel) of National University of Singapore

Topic: Internationalising Universities, Asianising Asian Studies

  • 24 September, 2014, 17:30, AB209, The School of International Communications

Clifton Evers, UNNC

Topic: Pengpu Night Market: 'Becoming-tricycle', Shanzhai, and 'More-Than-Human Assemblages' in the Informal Sector in Shanghai, China

  • 24 September, 2014, 10:00, International Conference Center, Research Office

Mr. Patrick Horgan, Regional Director of North East Asia of Rolls-Royce

Topic: Rolls-Royce, globally and in China. The political, economic and operating environment for MNCs operating in China 3. Personal career perspectives

  • 17 September, 2014, 16:00, AB209, The School of Contemporary Chinese Studies

Professor Ying Ge, The University of International Business and Economics in Beijing

Topic: Trade Cost and Corruption: Evidence from China