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Chinese Visual Festival 2019

The unmissable Chinese Visual Festival is coming to KCL and BFI Southbank from Thursday 2nd to Thursday 9th May 2019. More...

Faces of Hong Kong: New Short Documentary Films

Curated by Tammy Cheung (張虹). Presented by Prof. Chris Berry (KCL Film Studies) in association with Visible Record (Hong Kong)
Time: 6.30 pm, Wednesday 20 March
Place: Nash Lecture Theatre (K2.31), King’s College London, Strand, WC2R 2LS
The event is free and open to all, but registration via eventbrite is essential. More...

Call for papers: Healthcare in China, a medical-humanities perspective

Interdisciplinary workshop jointly convened by Oxford Brookes University and Peking University HSBC Business School UK Campus, Friday 14th June 2019. More...

Body Mirrors: transcultural reflections on an Edo medical puppet

An international, interdisciplinary workshop led by Shan JIANG 姜姗 (Peking University; UCL IAS), in conversation with Vivienne Lo (UCL History), Man GU 顾漫 (China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences; NRI), Ronit Yoeli-Tlalim (Goldsmiths) and Isabelle Lawrence (Science Museum).

Acu-Moxa and Qi 氣: a UCL IAS Talking Points seminar

with IAS visiting research fellow Dr Shan Jiang 姜姗, and respondents Dr Vivienne Lo and Dr Nancy Holroyde-Downing.

Chinese New Year Festivities

Celebrate the New Year of the Pig with CCHH in the Refectory (UCL Wilkins Building, Lower Ground) on Monday 4 February 2019, from 6pm onwards. More...

Chinese Food Philosophy: A Recipe for Life

Vivienne Lo (UCL CCHH), Bee Wilson and Ching-He Huang in conversation with Donald Sloan.

Madness in Paris, Paris in Madness: The City, Emotions and the Insane at the Dawn of Mass Society

A History of Psychological Disciplines Seminar with Professor Jean-Jacques Courtine (University of Auckland, NZ / QMUL.

Chinese Visual Festival 2018

1 May 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.

To view the full schedule and bookyour  tickets, please visit the CVF website:

This year's highlights include:

• Festival opens with Zhou Ziyang’s award-winning Old Beast and closes with the UK Premiere of the Taiwanese LGBTQ hit Alifu, The Prince/ss

• 12 European and UK premières from the Chinese language speaking world, including the UK première of Wang Bing’s award-winning documentary Mrs. Fang

• Guests include acclaimed Hong Kong filmmaker Cheung King-wai presenting the UK Premiere of his latest work Somewhere Beyond the Mist, Hong Kong Fresh Waves filmmakers, and more

• Special sessions focusing on LGBTQ cinema, including queer filmmaker Kit Hung in conversation

UK premières of two challenging documentaries on aging, dementia and death – of special interest to people involved in the Medical and Health Humanities: Please Remember Me 我只认识你, dir. Zhao Qing 2015; and Mrs Fang 方绣英, dir. Wang Bing, winner of the Golden Leopard at Locarno

Full-day international conference on 'Critical Voices; Critical Silences: Chinese and Sinophone Film Theory and Criticism'.

Chinese Visual Festival 2018

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