Humanoid robots as (indirect) tools for digital health in autism
Time: 20 February, 2:30–3:30pm
Place: Room G01, 66-72 Gower Street
Speaker: Alyssa Alcorn (CRAE) More...
Our New Year bonus film, by Hong Kong iconoclast director Fruit Chan 陈果, is 'a sinister story of diet, deception and death'.
Time: Wednesday 8 February, 7pm
Place: IAS Common Ground, South Wing, Wilkins Building More...
Family drama In love we trust (aka Left Right), directed and scripted by Sixth Generation film maker Wang Xiaoshuai 王小帅, hinges on the conception of a 'saviour sibling' for a child diagnosed with leukaemia. The screening will be followed by a conversation between bioethicist Prof. Cong Yali 丛亚丽 (PKU) and philosopher and ethicist James Wilson (UCL) on the issues raised by the film. More...
China Exchange 中国站 has a great programme of events to welcome in the Year of the Chicken. Highlights include a provocative 'short form debate evening' featuring CCHH's Vivienne Lo (Wed 1 Feb, 6.30pm) plus a documentary film-making challenge in partnership with London Documentary Network', plus a Silk and Bamboo 丝竹报春 concert with pipa virtuoso Chen Yu and flautist Liu Menglin... More...
The first film in 6th generation director Ning Ying's wryly humorous Beijing Trilogy, For Fun (Zhao le 找乐) tells the story of a group of retired Beijingers who set up a Peking Opera Group. More...
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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