Events from 4 May, 2016
1st June, 20166-7.30pm
POWER LECTURE - A Garden for Empire and Nation: History and Memory at the Qing Imperial Mountain Estate
Asian Art historian Stephen Whiteman explores the early history of Qing imperial park of Bishu shanzhuang - from its original conception as an imperial retreat to its representation through text and image - and considers its legacy in collective memories of the rise and fall of the dynasty.
16th June, 20165.30pm - 7.15pm
Was China a land of wisdom, a senescent giant, incapable of change or a fractious adolescent with enormous industrial potential? Did going there help Europeans decide? Professor Yixu Lu
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