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The Cholera Pandemic,Transnational Politics, and the Cold War in Southeast Asia and China, 1960-1965

An IAS Talking Point seminar with Visiting Research Fellow Dr Fang Xiaoping 方小平 and responses from Dr Vivienne Lo  and Dr Andrew Wear.
Time: Wed 20 June 2018, 6–8pm
Place: IAS Common Ground (ground floor, south wing, Wilkins building)
Registration via Eventbrite.
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Ma Kanwen Memorial Lecture 2018

Vivienne Lo (UCL CCHH) will be giving the 2nd Ma Kanwen Memorial Lecture at the Needham Research Institute, Cambridge on Friday 25 May, 4pm. More...

Imagining Chinese Medicine

(edited volume, Vivienne Lo & Penelope Barrett, Brill, 2018) has now been published in Open Access. You can browse or download it at:

MA Dissertation Conference 2018: Transnational Studies and Chinese Health & Humanity

Wednesday 23 May, 09.00–13.00, Room 101, 16–18 Gordon Square.
Please come along to support our wonderful students and find out about the breathtaking range of their research! More...

Chinese Visual Festival 2018

Don't miss the 2018 edition of the excellent Chinese Visual Festival – on at KCL and BFI Southbank from 3rd to 6th May before transferring to Edinburgh Filmhouse for 11th–14th May.

China’s visual cultures and the Medical and Health Humanities: launch event

Monday 21 May 2018, 6-9pm, IAS Common Ground, South Wing, Wilkins Building. Admission by free ticket:

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS, CERA-UK Annual Conference 2018

Chinese Education in Global Contexts: Researching the Local, the Global and the ‘Glocal’, 14–15 June 2018, UCL Institute of Education (IoE). Deadline for abstract submission: 15th April 2018. More...

PKU-UCL inter-university module in the Cross-Cultural Health Humanities

An inter-university module in the Cross Cultural Medical/Health Humanities, taught by historians, philosophers and global health specialists from PKU and UCL, will run this week at the Yenching Academy of Peking University.

Exhibition + Lecture + Student workshop

5 October 2016

by multi-award-winning Chinese fashion designer and textile artist Prof. Li Wei 李薇, Royal College of Art (RCA) (Kensington campus), 10–16 October 2016.

Li Wei's ethereal yet dynamic work explores the relationships between traditional Chinese aesthetics and contemporary design.

See RCA website:
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Time: 10–16 October,
Place: Bar area, RCA, Kensington Campus, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2EU

Exhibition opening event: 10 October 2016, 6:00pm (no invitation necessary – all are welcome)


'Spirit of Chinese Ink'  
Speaker: Li Wei
Host: Claire Pajaczkowska, Translator: MingJing Lin
Time:12 October 2016, 5:00–7:00pm
Place: Lecture Theatre 1, RCA, Kensington Campus


Chinese Ink Installation Artworks  
Leader: Li Wei
Time:12–14 October 2016, 2:00pm–4:00pm
Place: Textile Research office, 5th Floor, RCA, Kensington Campus

Event curated by Dr Claire Pajaczkowska, School of Material, RCA

Organised by the School of Material, RCA and
Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University, China

Li Wei RCA

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English version


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