Based on the life and career of Pei Yanling 裴艳玲 – a famous female performer of male roles in Hebei opera – Huang Shuqin's 黄蜀芹 extraordinary Woman Demon Human (Ren gui qing 人鬼情, 1987) has been acclaimed as China's first feminist film. More...
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7–9 November 2016, UCL Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) 'Common Ground', Ground Floor, South Wing, Wilkins Building, UCL.
Convened and curated by Vivienne Lo, UCL CCHH.
Wednesday 2 November, 5pm, Darwin Building B15. Find out about the unique fully funded 1-year interdisciplinary Master’s programme in China Studies at Peking University from 2015–2016 Yenching Scholar (and UCL History graduate) James Ashcroft, and Yenching Academy Associate Dean Professor John L. Holden.
We are delighted to announce the success of the recent UCL CCHH application for a Wellcome Trust Seed Award (PI: Vivienne Lo).
Panel seminar organised by Phoenix TV Art. 20 June 2016, 6.30 pm, Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Dyson Building, Royal College of Art, 1 Hester Road, Battersea, SW11 4AN.
From Athens to Beijing
Images courtesy of Dr Susan Brownell, Department of Anthropology and Languages, University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Egyptian wrestlers, c. 2000 BCE
Mural from tomb 15 at Beni Hassan, belonging to Baqet III, provincial governor of Menat-Khufu (modern el-Minya).
The First Emperor: China's Terracotta Army (British Museum exhibition, 2007-8) (1)
The world-famous terracotta figures from the tomb of Qin Shihuang (r. 246-210 BCE), first Emperor of a unified China, include acrobats, dancers and musicians as well as warriors.
The First Emperor: China's Terracotta Army (British Museum exhibition, 2007-8) (2)
The tomb complex of Qin Shihuang 'is unparalleled in terms of its extent and magnificence'..
Lacquer figurine showing the mai or channels of the body, from a 2nd century BCE tomb at Mianyang, Sichuan province.
Chinese bronze swords of the Zhou period (1046–256 BCE) could be almost as sharp as steel.
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