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The China Studies Seminar Series has two main aims. First, to provide La Trobe University researchers and visiting academics with a forum to introduce and discuss their China-related research interests with colleagues, and so foster a distinct esprit de corps for our researchers who have an interest in China or whose work involves collaboration with Chinese researchers.

Second, it provides a forum for regional, interstate and international scholars and researchers to present their research to the public and the broader academic community in the form of high profile public lectures.

Turning Back Time: The Use of Natural Microbial Processes to Improve Soil Health in China and Australia

Thursday 25 May 02:30pm

This seminar will provide new insights for developing an efficient and environmental-friendly alternative for Chinese and Australian contaminated soils remediation using plants and their associated microorganisms.

What’s on a Façade? Affective Architecture and Memories of a Bendigonian Chinese Herbalist, James Lam Say, 1887-2017.

Wednesday 31 May 02:30pm

This seminar will examine how a prominent Chinese herbalist used architecture to forge a successful medical career in nineteenth-century Victoria.