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A unique opportunity to learn Chinese Sign Language at UCL!

学中国手语!Short intensive introductory immersion course spread over 6 days, 13–24 July More...

Hot and Numb! 2000 years of Sichuan pepper

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...

Film and Discussion: When China Met Africa

Wednesday 20 May, 6.30pm, Roberts 106, UCL. FREE – part of UCL Festival of the Arts 2015. Book via Eventbrite.
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Lady Precious Stream

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.
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Medical Humanities in China

An international interdisciplinary conference at Peking University Institute for Medical Humanities, 15-17th October, 2015. Call for papers.
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Call for Chinese-speaking choral singers!

London Chinese Philharmonic Choir 伦敦华人爱乐合唱团 (LCPC) is looking for additional singers to perform the Yellow River Cantata 黄河大合唱 in September/October 2015. More...

5th Annual Chinese Visual Festival

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. More...

The Chinese Erhu during the First World War

An evening of performance and discussion with Dr Colin Huehns. Friday 8th May, 7pm, UCL South Cloisters More...

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A unique opportunity to learn Chinese Sign Language at UCL!

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学中国手语!Short intensive introductory immersion course spread over 6 days, 13–24 July

Sessions will take place 2-4 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays: July 13th, 15th, 17th and July 20th, 22nd, 24th.

Hot and Numb! 2000 years of Sichuan pepper

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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.

Film and Discussion: When China Met Africa

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Wednesday 20 May, 6.30pm, Roberts 106, UCL. FREE – part of UCL Festival of the Arts 2015. Book via Eventbrite.

Lady Precious Stream

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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.

Medical Humanities in China

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An international interdisciplinary conference at Peking University Institute for Medical Humanities, 15-17th October, 2015. Call for papers.

Call for Chinese-speaking choral singers!

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London Chinese Philharmonic Choir 伦敦华人爱乐合唱团 (LCPC) is looking for additional singers to perform the Yellow River Cantata 黄河大合唱 in September/October 2015.

5th Annual Chinese Visual Festival

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2015 Chinese Visual Festival

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.

The Chinese Erhu during the First World War

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An evening of performance and discussion with Dr Colin Huehns. Friday 8th May, 7pm, UCL South Cloisters

Thinking Chinese Exhibition (31/03–12/05 2015)

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Thinking Chinese exhibition

Venue: South Cloisters, Wilkins Building,

UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT

Thinking Chinese Conference (31/03–1/04 2015) 思華 · 華思 (UPDATE)

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Thinking Chinese conference

A ground-breaking two-day interdisciplinary conference on British Chinese history and representations of Chineseness in the UK, convened by UCL in partnership with Ming-Ai (London) Institute.

Administrating Art, History, and Science in the Mongol Empire: Rashid al-Din and Bolad Chengxiang

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A seminar presented by Vivienne Lo (UCL). Research collaboration: Wang Yidan 王一丹 (Peking University) and Persis Berlekamp (University of Chicago). Thursday 5 February, 5.30pm.

University of Westminster Contemporary China Centre Seminar

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong as a Political Community: Sense of Belonging and Personal Expressions. Speaker: Professor Pang Laikwan, Discussants: Dr Shao Jiang, Tim Zihong Yue. Tuesday 18 Nov. 5.30-7.30pm.

Daoist Cooking through the Four Seasons

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A practical workshop with Professor Qian Feng, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Wed 19 Nov 6–9pm, repeated on Sat 22 Nov 2:30–5:30pm. Includes a talk by Vivienne Lo.

#UCLfacesRACE, Conversation 2: Why is my curriculum white?

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Film + discussion. 13:00–15:30, 11 November 2014, Pearson Building G22 LT.

Emetic remedies in Japanese Koiho 古方 medicine

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Yoshimasu Todo

A talk by Professor Tateno Masami, Nihon University, Monday 27 October 2014, 6.30pm, Astor College LG18.

#UCLfacesRACE: Eugenics@UCL

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Galton

A UCL BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENT
Friday 10 October 2014, 6–9pm, Galton LT

Includes a talk by CCHH Director Vivienne Lo on ‘Nurturing Chinese students’ and short films by members of UCL.

Come and join the China-Taiwan cross-straits debate!

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Monday 23 June, 2–3.30pm, Room 105, 24 Gordon Square, UCL
The debate will bring together established academics and UCL graduate students to explore contemporary Taiwan-China relations in the light of the recent Sunflower protest movement (太阳花学运).

UK première – Sauna on the Moon (Chang’e 嫦娥), dir. Zou Peng 邹鹏, China 2011

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Sauna on Moon

This Thursday, 29 May 2014, 6.30–8.30pm. Roberts G06, Sir Ambrose Fleming Lecture Theatre.

The 'Subtle Body' in the Indo-Tibetan and Chinese traditions

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CoB Summer Events 2014

Speakers: Prof. Geoffrey Samuel (Cardiff) and Dr Vivienne Lo (UCL)
Time: Thursday 15th May, 5–6.30pm
Place: RHB 137a, Richard Hoggart Building, Goldsmiths, University of London, SE14 6NW.

A transnational history of the forensic gaze

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Speaker: Dr Vivienne Lo (UCL China Centre for Health and Humanity)
Time: Wednesday 14th May, 4–6pm
Room G01, 23 Gordon Square

Chinese Visual Festival 2014

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CVF 2014 poster

Don't miss the 2014 Chinese Visual Festival at KCL and other venues around London from 7th to 18th May.

Twelve Scholars of the Bamboo Grove

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To celebrate the end of lectures and UCL’s first UG course in Ancient and Medieval Chinese History, twelve talented students set out to emulate the Seven Scholars of the Bamboo Grove. Now read on...

Imagining Chinese Medicine: Medical illustration from Han tombs to contemporary Comics.

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The final lecture in the SOAS East Asia Art & Archaeology Research Seminar series will be given by Dr Vivienne Lo of UCL China Centre for Health and Humanity. She will present her work on Chinese medical illustrations.
Time: Friday, 21st March 2014, 3 pm.
Place: Room B111 (1st floor), Brunei Gallery, SOAS. All welcome.

China and Freedom of Speech: new systems for the accountability of the press. An evening with John Kampfner

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6th March 2014, panel discussion hosted by UCL’s China Centre for Health and Humanity and Centre for Transnational History and sponsored by UCL Grand Challenges (ii) and the UCL Institute for Human Rights.
Read all about it: Report by Dylan Brethour, PG History student.

Chinese Film and the Medical Humanities workshop

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In the context of the UCL initiative for the creation of a Chinese Medical Humanities, on the 22nd and 23rd of February the collaborate workshop (with Peking University [PKU] Institute of Medical Humanities and King's College London [KCL]) convened international experts to reflect on the use of film in teaching the Medical Humanities. 

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