Chinese Business History Webinar 

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Chinese Business History Webinar 

In April 21, Carles Brasó-Broggi took part in the Chinese Business History Webinar series, organized by the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Hong Kong.  Brasó-Broggi discussed the[…]


Conference: Concealing Agents: Intentional Processes of Invisibilization in Modern Asian History

Organized by Mònica Ginès, the Institut d’Asie Orientale at Lyon, and the Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies, the conference Concealing Agents: Intentional Processes of Invisibilization in Modern Asian History brought together (April 27-28)[…]

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Seminar on Japanese philosophy

UPF professor and recent ALTER member, Raquel Bouso Garcia, and professor Rebeca Maldonado (UNAM) discussed with group members their research in Japanese philosophy, issues of translation and the activities of the International Association of Japanese[…]

research seminars

Dissertation progress: Enrique Mora Roás

On 22 March, ALTER predoctoral fellow Enrique Mora Roás presented the objectives and work plan of his ongoing dissertation, titled Gendering revolution. Masculinity in left-wing collectives in Late Meiji (1898-1912) and Taishō’s (1912-1926) Japan, to fellow group[…]

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China of the present, the world of the future

Hosted on February 2 at Barcelona CCCB, ALTER members Maialen Marin-Lacarta and Xavier Ortells-Nicolau, along with journalist and researcher Javier Borràs (IESE Business School) and Irene Masdeu Torruella (UAB), discussed different angles of contemporary China. […]


Ferran de Vargas on Japanese marxism

On the ocasion of the publication of a Catalan translation of Capital in the Anthropocene (人新世の「資本論」) by Kohei Saito (Una nova manera de viure, Tigre de Paper, 2022), Ferran de Vargas has written a prologue[…]

research seminars

Seminar with Jordi Serrano-Muñoz

Jordi Serrano-Muñoz, currently a Guest Researcher at Waseda University, has given us a talk about his recent publication: East Asia, Latin America, and the Decolonization of Transpacific Studies, a book recently published that Jordi has[…]


New ALTER member

Ferran de Vargas has joined ALTER as a Juan de la Cierva postdoctoral fellow. He works at the intersection between aesthetic practices (especially cinema) and political ideologies in modern Japan. His full bio can be[…]

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Taphonomies of Cross-Cultural Knowledge: Workshop #2

  Taphonomies of Cross-Cultural Knowledge: Interactions between Europe and East Asia in the 19th and 20th centuries A series of workshops organized by: ALTER research group Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) Workshop #2: Work-in-Progress PapersFriday, December[…]

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ALTER seminars are back

Members of ALTER have met again in person after quite some time, and virtually with members away from Barcelona, to update activities and research related to the project “Taphonomies of Cross-Cultural Knowledge: Interactions between Europe[…]