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About Us

To establish an international platform that enhances the exchanges of ideas between China and the world.
To present China's multiple facets, reduce confusion and eliminate prejudice.
Founded in 2013, Oxford China Forum (OCF) is a student-run annual conference, bringing together scholars, professionals in their respective fields, and university students across the UK.
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OCF 2022

Transcending Boundaries
In our lives, boundaries are ominipresent. While boundaries are useful tools that help us better define and understand the world, at times, they divide different fields, industries, countries, and human relations in such a way that not only limits people's ability to understand and empathise with each other, but also impedes our imagination of the future. Let us break out of the constraints of traditions, and together look upon a world of infinite opportunities by transcending boundaries.
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Panels in OCF 2022

Interdiciplinary Studies

Transcending Boundaries of Knowledge: The Challenges and Future of Interdisciplinary Studies

Energy and International Relations

Energy & Climate Change: Catalyzing Sino-UK Cooperation

The Country and the City

Rethink Countryside: A 21st-Century Revisit of the Backbone of Civilisation

Overseas Chinese

Telling Stories of Migration and Belonging: An Overseas Chinese History

Ageing Society

A Symphony of Time: Redefining Youth and Age in Population Ageing Discourses

Sci-Fi and Technology

A Conversation Between the Scientific, Ethical, and Literary

Virtual Idols Seminar

From Mythologies to Metaverse: The Evolution of Virtual Idols

Art in New Media Age Seminar

Who Owns Art: Rediscovering the Creation, Reproduction, and Derivatives of Art In New Media Era




18/03/2022 - 21/03/2022

Over 30 renowned guests

Scholar, entrepreneurs and professionals

8 Panels and Seminars

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About the Author
Michael Sandel teaches political philosophy at Harvard University. His writings—on justice, ethics, democracy, and markets--have been translated into 27 languages. His course “Justice” is the first Harvard course to be made freely available online and on television. It has been viewed by tens of millions of people around the world, including in China, where Sandel was named the “most influential foreign figure of the year.” (China Newsweek).
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Our Past Speakers

Ban Ki-moon

Former Secretary-General of the United Nations

Kevin Michael Rudd

Former prime minister of Australia

Professor Louise Richardson

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford

Marco Lambertini

Director General of WWF International

Wang Jianer

Chairman of Shanghai Film Group

Wang Zhonglei

CEO of Huayi Brothers Entertainment

Professor Chas Bountra

Pro Vice-Chancellor for Innovation at the University of Oxford

Xiaoping Xu

Cofounder of ZhenFund, a preeminent investor

Xie Fei

Chinese Film Director, Golden Bear Winner

Xu Zhiyuan

Host of the Thirteen Guests

Geling Yan

Chinese-American screenwriter

Li Zexiang

Chairman and Co-Founder of DJI

Kennedy Xu

Chinese Writer

Wen Muye

Director of 'Dying to Survive'

Gao Xixi

Chinese Television Director

Jin Xing

Transgender dancer and talk show host

Wang Peiyu

Peking Opera Singer

Rana Mitter

Former Director of Oxford China Centre

Biao Xiang

Former Professor of Social Anthropology at University of Oxford

Stuart Russell

Professor of Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley

Henry Jenkins

Provost Professor of Communication, Journalism, and Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California

Li Dahai

CTO of Zhihu

Joe Wong

Chinese-American comedian

Lesile Liu

Vice-President of

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