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...
学中国手语！Short intensive introductory immersion course spread over 6 days, 13–24 July More...
Saturday 13th June, 12.00 midday, The Spice Exchange, Kew Gardens. As part of the Kew Full of Spice Festival 2015, Vivienne Lo (UCL CCHH) will give a presentation on the history of Sichuan pepper, its medical and culinary uses. More...
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.
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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