”Censorship and Self-censorship – China and Chinese Studies” workshop

The Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation International Sinological Center cordially invites you to the workshop called ”Censorship and Self-censorship – China and Chinese Studies”.


Author’s workshop for the „Censorship and Self-censorship – China and Chinese Studies” at the Chiang Ching-kuo International Sinological Center (CCK–ISC) at Charles University, 8-10 March 2019

Access to the papers:

https://ucloud.univie.ac.at/index.php/s/hcgQ1KkSRSNkKJs  (PW: Prague)


Day 1 (Friday 03/08/2019):

Arrival/registration before 2 p.m. on March 8th, 2019.


14:00 N.N. Welcome by Charles University
  Editorial Board Welcome and introduction
    Institutionalization of censorship
14:30-14:45 Roger Greatrex From Interrogation to Conviction: The Role of Censorship in Pre-modern Trials


14:45-15:00 Kraushaar, Shangguan, Comments to paper 1
15:00-15.20   Discussion
15:20-15:40 Coffee break  
15:40-15.55 Wendy Larson Wang Meng and Censorship: Cultural Unity and Socialist Values in 1950s China
15:55-16:10 Lomová, Dessein Comments to paper 2
16:10-16:30   Discussion
16:30-16:45 Adam Knight Peer-to-Peer Community Management: Emerging Forms of Censorship on the Chinese Internet
16:45-17:00 Cheuk, Klotzbücher Comments to paper 3
17:00-17:20   Discussion
17:30-17:45 Shangguan, Lingbo (Ariel)


“洪武之治 (hong wu zhi zhi)”, “康乾盛世 (kang qian sheng shi)” and Xi’s New Era: a genealogical study on the relation between the rise of censorship and China’s economic development
17:45-18:00 Kallio, Kraushaar Comment 2
18:00-18:15   Discussion
  Welcome Dinner Restaurace Na Urale, Uralská 690/9, 160 00 Praha 6


Day 2 (Saturday 03/09/2019):

    Self-censorship and conformity
08:30-08:45 Bai Limin Shaping the World of Scholars: Soft Censorship of the Kangxi Era (1661–1722) and in Contemporary China
08:45-09:00 Vampelj, Lycas Comments to paper 4
09:10-09.30   Discussion
9:30-9:50 Coffee break  
09:50-10:05 Tian Xi “Cautious Resistance and Calculated Conformity”: Chinese “Boys Love” Fandom in the Age of Internet Censorship
10:05-10:20 Kallio, N.N. Comments to paper 5
10:20-10.40   Discussion
10.40-10.55 Eva Chou Conundrums of Self-Censorship: The 2017 Film Youth
10:55-11:10 Larson, Vampelj Comments to paper 6
11:10-11.30   Discussion
11:50-12:10 Break  
12:10-12:25 Kenny Ng Screening without China:  Transregional Cinematic Smuggling between Cold War Taiwan and Colonial Hong Kong
12:25-12:40 Zhou, Kraushaar Comments to paper 7
12:40-13:00   Discussion
  LUNCH Pizza Coloseum, Ovocný Trh 8, 110 00 Praha 1
    Escaping censorship and self-censorship
14:30-14:45 Jyrki Kallio Reading Between the Lines of a Classical Chinese Prose Anthology
14:45-15:00 Dessein, Lycas Comments to paper 8
15:00-15.30   Discussion
  Coffee break  



16:00-16.15 Martin Blahota Censor’s Art of Escaping Censorship: Two Faces of The Chinese Modernist Jue Qing
16:15-16:30 Chou, Lycas Comments to  paper 9 
16:30-16.50   Discussion
16:50-17.05 Michael Cheuk Ka Chi


Escape from Censorship: Gao Xingjian’s Aesthetics of Reflexivity
17:05-17:20 Larson, Blahota Comments to paper 10
17:20-17.40   Discussion
18:30 Dinner General discussion and wrap-up: How to frame all the articles and what is red thread/main message of this issue?


Day 3 (Sunday 03/10/2019)

09:00-12:30   Informal farewell?

Sightseeing (self-organized) for all participants and farewell

Meeting of the Editorial Board (not public)

12:30.-14.00   Lunch (only for members of the Editorial board + CCK staff and their guests)

Place to be confirmed

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