A symposium on S. I. Hsiung's 1934 play, and the obstacles to and opportunities for East Asian voices in UK theatre and literature. Monday 18 May, 6.30–8pm, Anatomy JZ Young LT.
An international interdisciplinary conference at Peking University Institute for Medical Humanities, 15-17th October, 2015. Call for papers.
7–22 May 2015, at King’s College London, BFI Southbank, Bertha DocHouse and Chelsea College of Arts. The
festival will welcome to London some of the most exciting directors
currently working in Chinese-language cinema and art, showcasing
documentary, fiction and experimental video art from Mainland China,
Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and beyond.
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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