The Network for Asian Studies' Open Summer Meeting
Welcome to our open summer meeting! This year, China expert Hans Jørgen Gåsemyr from the University of Bergen will give a talk on Xi Jinping's recent ascension to potential lifelong leadership in China. Gåsemyr's talk will be followed by a panel discussion on the impact and development of the #MeToo movement in Asia, with a regional focus on China, India and Japan. With us in the panel are Ragnhild Sofie Selstø, journalist and MA graduate (Chinese Society and Politics, UiO), Moumita Sen, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (UiO) and Elizaveta Zyrenkova, MA student (Modern Japan, UiO). We also announce the winner of this year's "Best MA-thesis on an Asian topic". And, we serve drinks and refreshments.
Programme for the summer meeting:
- Hans Jørgen Gåsemyr on "Xi forever?"
- Panel discussion on the #MeToo movement in Asia with Ragnhild Sofie Selstø, Moumita Sen and Elizaveta Zyrenkova
- The award for best MA-thesis on an Asian topic for 2017/ 2018
- Cava, refreshments and general mingling