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Thinking Chinese 思華 . 華思

Conference and exhibition, jointly convened by UCL China Centre for Health and Humanity and Ming-Ai (London) Institute in Spring 2015. Podcasts and documents now online!

Isabella Bird (1831–1904): Photographic travels in China

Wednesday 4 November, 5.15pm, Rockefeller 339.
A talk on intrepid travel photographer Isabella Bird and her voyages in late 19th-century China, by travel writer and former Royal Photographic Society curator Deborah Ireland. More...

Medical Humanities in China – conference

An international interdisciplinary conference at Peking University Institute for Medical Humanities, 15-17th October, 2015, jointly convened by UCL and PKU

A unique opportunity to learn Chinese Sign Language at UCL!

学中国手语!Short intensive introductory immersion course spread over 6 days, 13–24 July More...

Hot and Numb! 2000 years of Sichuan pepper

Saturday 13th June, 12.00 midday, The Spice Exchange, Kew Gardens. As part of the Kew Full of Spice Festival 2015, Vivienne Lo (UCL CCHH) will give a presentation on the history of Sichuan pepper, its medical and culinary uses. More...

Film and Discussion: When China Met Africa

Wednesday 20 May, 6.30pm, Roberts 106, UCL. FREE – part of UCL Festival of the Arts 2015. Book via Eventbrite.

Lady Precious Stream

A symposium on S. I. Hsiung's 1934 play, and the obstacles to and opportunities for East Asian voices in UK theatre and literature. Monday 18 May, 6.30–8pm, Anatomy JZ Young LT.

Call for Chinese-speaking choral singers!

London Chinese Philharmonic Choir 伦敦华人爱乐合唱团 (LCPC) is looking for additional singers to perform the Yellow River Cantata 黄河大合唱 in September/October 2015. More...

Chinese Visual Festival 2014

25 April 2014

Don't miss the 2014 Chinese Visual Festival at KCL and other venues around London from 7th to 18th May.

The programme of events includes 40+ cutting-edge films from the Chinese-speaking world and neighbours, plus talks, workshops, Q&As with guest directors, and an installation project by artist Wang Xin.

Student discounts are available for all events.

Please click here to view the full schedule and click here to purchase tickets.

Highlights include:

  • More than 40 cutting-edge films (documentaries, fiction, shorts, animation and more) including world and UK premières
  • China Independent Film Festival 10th Anniversary event
  • Guest directors including Jia Zhangke  贾樟柯, Pema Tseden 万玛才旦 and Chen Yin Yen 陈颖彦
  • Local filmmakers' showcase
  • Panel discussions with key industry figures and academics, including Asian Cinema expert Tony Rayns
  • Wang Xin’s 王欣 daily experimental art installation project, The Gallery
CVF 2014 poster

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