We are delighted and proud to announce that current CCHH PhD student Di Lu 蘆笛 has been honoured with the IASTAM Charles Leslie Junior Scholar Essay Award for his outstanding paper 'Transnational Circulation of the Knowledge of the Caterpillar Fungus to Early 20th Century'.
What Makes us Human? Philosophical and Religious Perspectives in China and the West, Central European University, Budapest, July 4–15 2016. More...
Wednesday 4 November, 5.15pm, Rockefeller 339.
A talk on intrepid travel photographer Isabella Bird and her voyages in late 19th-century China, by travel writer and former Royal Photographic Society curator Deborah Ireland. More...
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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