China Night Lectures


Symposium: Early Rice Cultivation Systems and their Impact on Social Evolution and the Environment

15-17 September 2015. Room 612, UCL Institute of Archaeology 

Leverhulme Lunchtime Lectures on Ancient Chinese Starch

  • Dr. YANG Xiaoyan, Visiting Leverhulme Professor from the Chinese Academy of Sciences.  More information
  1. 25 June 2015, 12:30 pm
  2. 2 July 2015, 12:30 pm

25 June 2015, 12:30 pm2 July 2015, 12:30 pm

China Night 2014-2015
  • · October 22 Wednesday 2014

ICCHA Public Lecture marking 10 Year Anniversary (poster)

Prof. Dame Jessica Rawson (University of Oxford)

Gold and Iron: China’s relations with the Steppe in the First Millennium BC

  • · November 20 Thursday 2014

Dr MA Saiping (Fudan University)

Bronze Lamps and fuel in the Han Period: A Case Study of Artefacts Unearthed from Mausoleum DaYun Hill, Jiangsu Province, China

  • · December 11 Thursday 2014

Dr Edward Denison (UCL Bartlett)

Architecture and Modernity in China up to 1949

  • · January 22 Thursday 2015

Dr YANG Xiaoyan (Chinese Academy of Sciences, Leverhulme Trust visiting professor)

How the study of ancient starches is changing our understanding of Neolithic subsistence patterns in China

  • · March 19 Thursday 2015

Mr SHAO Anding (Shaanxi Academy of Archaeology, visiting scholar of Needham Research Institute, Cambridge)

The making of the Colour Painted Bronze Waterfowl discovered from the Mausoleum of First Qin Emperor

International conference "Dialogue of Civilizations: Comparing Multiple Centers", Beijing, 5-9 April, 2015 (to read more about the event, please click on the link)

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