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21 April 2016

Workshop and Film-screening:
China in foreign eyes

Workshop and Film-screening organized by Dr. Tim Gruenewald and Andreas Leutzsch in collaboration with the DAAD, European Studies, American Studies and German Programmes at HKU, the German Association (HKU) and the Goethe Institute Hong Kong

14:30 - 18:00 | KB112, Knolwes Building, HKU

Seminar: China-Images im deutschsprachigen Dokumentarfilm/China-images in German documentaries

Prof. Barbara von der Lühe
The seminar will be in German

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18:30 - 19:30 | CPD 3.04, Centennial Campus, HKU

Talk: China in foreign and generational eyes

Dr. Andreas Leutzsch: Chair and Discussant
Dr. Tim Gruenewald: The “Real” China: Manufacturing Tropes About Mainland China in U.S. Documentaries
Prof. Barbara von der Lühe: Adolescence and authority-conflicts in Chinese movies of the 1970‘s
Dr. Gabriele Gauler: Introducing “Shanghai Fiction”

19:30 - 21:30 | CPD 3.04, Centennial Campus, HKU

Film-Screening: Shanghai Fiction

Directors: Julia Albrecht & Busso von Müller
Movie Award of the Goethe Institute in 2009 ; Chinese with German subtitles

Contributors:
Dr. Gabriele Gauler is the director of the Goethe Institute Hong Kong.
Dr. Tim Gruenewald is Assistant Professor and director of the American Studies Programme at HKU.
Dr. Andreas Leutzsch is DAAD Visiting Associate Professor in European Studies at HKU.

Guest speaker: Prof. Barbara von der Lühe is Professor in Media Studies at the Technical University Berlin and DAAD Lecturer at the SISU Chongqing. She was Visiting Professor for media studies and history at universities in Hamburg, Oldenburg, Prague, Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Nanjing. She is doing research inter alia regarding German music and literature in exile, history of media, Chinese movies and China-images in German movies and documentaries.

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