East Palace, West Palace aka Behind the Forbidden City, by controversial independent director Zhang Yuan 张元, was the first Chinese feature film to deal overtly with gay life in the PRC.
Time: Tuesday 24 January, 6.30pm
Place: IAS Seminar Room 11, First Floor, South Wing, Wilkins Building
Chinese film evening, 17/01/2017: Inner Senses (Yidu kongjian 异度空间), dir. Law Chi-leung (Luo Zhiliang) 罗志良, 2002.
A Hong Kong psychological horror movie starring Leslie Cheung (Zhang Guorong 张国荣), exploring themes of hallucination, clinical depression, psychological trauma and suicide. More...
The film that inaugurated the 'Sixth Generation' of Chinese cinema. More...
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...
Sports Medicine and Immortality
|This project began in the run up to the Beijing Olympics with the conference Sports, Medicine and Immortality convened in collaboration with the Centre for Health and Human Development UEL at the British Museum. Historians, medics and sociologists explored how critical appraisal of the history of sports, body cultivation and sports medicine can contribute to our shared experience of health today.|
The project culminated in an edited volume:
Vivienne Lo (ed.) Perfect Bodies: Sports Medicine and Immortality (London: British Museum Research Publications, 2012).
Chapters consider the health equation of games past, present and future, the perfection and healing of body and soul and the delivery of future legacies positive in cultural regeneration, societal cohesion, health and well-being.
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