Gastvortrag Dr. Julia C. Schneider (University College Cork, Ireland)

In contemplating Colonialism(s): Was the Qing Empire a colonial empire? East Asian Empires in Post-Colonial Discourse

DATE: Wednesday, December 14, 2022
TIME: 17:00-18:30
LOCATION: SIN 1, at the Department for East Asian Studies/Chinese Studies, Altes AKH, Campus, Spitalgasse 2, Yard 2, Entrance 2.3

In the 1990s some historians began to argue that colonialism as a concept can be applied to non- Western empires. Particularly the strategies and practices of conquest rule that the Manchu Qing Empire (1636/1644–1912) applied in Inner Asia and South China have been categorized as colonial. Thereby, some historians claim, the Qing can be compared to and analysed along the same parameters as the ‘usual suspects’ of colonialism, that is, Western empires such as Spain, Portugal, France, and Great Britain...

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Gastvortrag Dr. Julia C. Schneider