China Centre Tübingen (CCT)

News Archive 2019

May

“Civilizational Dialogue and the Future of Humanity” - CGTN Interview with Prof. Tu Wei-ming

Prof. Tu Wei-ming, globally renowned expert on Confucianism and director of our partner institution World Ethos Institute Beijing (WEIB), was interviewed at last year's World Congress of Philosophy by senior CCTV moderator Tian Wei on the topic of "Civilizational Dialogue and the Future of Humanity" ( 文明对话与人类未来). This week, the interview was broadcast domestically and internationally by CCTV's global English language channel, CGTN, in the programme "World Insight."

In the interview, Prof. Tu discusses his views on the relevance and global significance of Confucian concepts, particularly the "Five Core Virtues," in the context of today's world.

https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/lw1qbpmMLQgOeCuFtHtR0g

[21.05.2019] China's Global Shaping Power: Transformation of Political and Financial Institutions

Nele Noesselt will give the fourth lecture in the Ringvorlesung series, China: Gestern-Heute-Morgen. She will discuss the effects of China becoming a economic power on the organisation of international institutions.
All lectures in the series take place on Tuesdays at 18:15 at Kupferbau, Hörsaal 22
More information here.

[14.05.2019] A Different Perspective: Chinese Businesses in Germany

DUAN Wei, head of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Germany, will give the fourth lecture in the Ringvorlesung series, China: Gestern-Heute-Morgen. He will discuss doing business in Germany from a Chinese perspective.


All lectures in the series take place on Tuesdays at 18:15 at Kupferbau, Hörsaal 22
More information here.

[08.05.2019] Prof. Schmidt Glintzer Speaks at Public Hearing in Bundestag: "Religious Freedom: The Human Rights Situation of Religious Minorities in China"

Wed., 8 May 2019, 15.00-18.00 Livestream from the German Bundestag

CCT Director, Prof. Dr. Helwig Schmidt-Glintzer has been invited to speak at the Bundestag in a public hearing on human rights and humanitarian aid. He will be addressing the issue of religious freedom in China, specifically the current human rights situation of China's religious minorities.

Information and parliamentary party questions here

Link to Livestream (15.00-18.00) here

[07.05.2019] China Lecture: China in the Global Economy - A New World Order?

Sino-German Economic Relations in the Context of Digitilisation and Electromobility

As part of the Studium Generale Ringvorlesung series, China: Past, Present and Future, Dr. Hubert Lienhard will discuss challenges and solutions for Germany's economic competitiveness in light of China's rising industrial and economic power.

All lectures in the series will be held on Tuesdays at 18:15 at Kupferbau, Hörsaal 22.

More information here.

May 4th Movement Exhibition and Workshop

From May 2 - 4, a workshop commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the May 4th Movement will be held at CCT.

An exhibition on the topic will run at Weltethos Institut (Hintere Grabenstraße 26) from May 5-31 and can be visited during regular centre opening hours, weekdays 9:00-12:00 and 13:00-16:00. The exhibition opening will be held on May 4, 19:00.

More information here.

April

[30.04.2019] 100 Jahre 4. Mai Bewegung: Ereignis und Mythos

Organised by CCT's ChinaForum Tübingen team, as part of the Studium Generale Ringvorlesung series, China: Past, Present and Future, Prof. Dr. Susanne Weigelin-Schwiedrzik will discuss myth and reality of the may 4th movement.
All lectures in the series will be held on Tuesdays at 18:15 at Kupferbau, Hörsaal 22
More information here.

[23.04.2019] Chinas Rolle in der Welt– eine Neuvermessung

Organised by CCT's ChinaForum Tübingen team, the Studium Generale Ringvorlesung series, China: Past, Present and Future, begins on April 23 with a lecture by CCT Director, Prof. Helwig Schmidt-Glintzer. Prof. Schmidt-Glintzer will discuss China's social, political and economic developments and the ways in its global role has evolved.
All lectures in the series will be held on Tuesdays at 18:15 at Kupferbau, Hörsaal 22
More information here.

 

ThinkInChina #70 – Trumped: the Future of China-US Rivalry

The 70th ThinkInChina event was held on March 3rd in Beijing.

Shi Yinhong, Distinguished Professor of International Relations and Director of the Center for American Studies at Renmin University in Beijing, spoke on the topic of US-China relations and the ongoing trade war.

More information about the event here

Ringvorlesung Summer 2019 - China: Past, Present and Future

As part of the Studium Generale curriculum, CCT's Ministry of Education-funded ChinaForum Tübingen (CFT) project team has organised a series of lectures on China's social, political and economic transformation. Featuring both renowned China scholars and speakers from the world of business and the media, the series opens on April 23 with a lecture from CCT director, Prof. Helwig Schmidt-Glintzer.

All lectures will be held on Tuesdays from 18:15-20:00 at Kupferbau, Hörsaal 22.

More Information here.

February

[14.02.2019] China Business in the Year of the Pig

2019 Outlook for German and Chinese Enterprises

Ruth Schimanowski (Managing Director, German Centre Beijing) and Prof. Dr. Matthias Niedenführ (China Centrum Tübingen) will be discussing opportunities and challenges for German and Chinese businesses in light of recent economic and political developments.

14.02.2019, 10:15 A.M., China Centrum Tübingen

January

[28.01.2019] From Poisoned Milk to Fake Vaccines: When Business and Morality Collide in China

Qian Zhao (Universität Erfurt) will give the twelfth lecture in the Novissima Sinica series, 'From Poisoned Milk to Fake Vaccines: When Business and Morality Collide in China'. In this lecture, she demonstrates how scandals arising from unscrupulous business practices have brought ethicists into the limelight and explores the context and content of their prescriptions for doing business ethically.

More information here.

[14.01.2019] Transnationale Unternehmer und globale Wissenstransfers

As part of the Series "Geographischen Kolloquium" Prof. Dr. Sebastian Henn will give a lecture on january 14th, 18:15 at Hörsaal Geowissenschaften S320, Hölderlinstr. 12 about "Transnational Entrepreneurs and global knowledge transfer".

 

[11.01.2019] Kunstwerke des alten China in Deutschland – Aufriss eines Forschungsprojekts

Prof. Dr. Wang Weijiang (Fudan University, Shanghai) will give a lecture about "ancient chinese artwork in Germany – an outline of a research project“ on Friday, January 11th, 16:15 at China Centrum Tübingen.