Jordan Goodman – Pictures, Texts and Plants: Joseph Banks and China, 1780-1820

Event Date: 6 December 2016 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Professor Jordan Goodman (Department of Science and Technology Studies, University College London) – Pictures, Texts and Plants: Joseph Banks and China, 1780-1820 Introduction by Lionel Knight (Treasurer, RAS): Talk: Questions: accompanying images: share this entry:

Rose Kerr – Zhenwu, the Dark Warrior: Daoist Beliefs and Imagery in China

Event Date: 27 September 2016 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr Rose Kerr (Victoria and Albert Museum) – Zhenwu, the Dark Warrior: Daoist Beliefs and Imagery in China Introduction by Ed Weech (RAS) and Laura Cronin (Horniman Museum): Talk: Questions: accompanying images: share this entry:

Michael Loewe – Problems of Han Administration

Event Date: 23 June 2016 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: BOOK LAUNCH Professor Michael Loewe (Cambridge) – Problems of Han Administration Michael Loewe calls on literary and material evidence to examine three problems that arose in administering China’s early empires. Religious rites due to an emperor’s predecessors must both …

George Manginis – The Benaki Museum Chinese Art Collection Resurrected

Event Date: 17 March 2015 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr George Manginis (SOAS) – The Benaki Museum Chinese Art Collection Resurrected – Strategies for making visible the invisible The 1,300-item-strong Benaki Museum Chinese Art Collection, largely donated by George Eumorfopoulos between 1927 and 1936, went into storage in …

Giana Eckhardt – Consuming Buddhists

  Event Date: 23 January 2014 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The School of Management at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Inaugural Lecture Professor Giana Eckhardt (RHUL) – Consuming Buddhists How do Chinese Buddhists incorporate their non-materialist beliefs into the increasing consumerism which permeates modern Chinese society? A Buddhist worldview can encompass the …

Christoph Baumer – The Bronze Age Culture of Ayala Mazar-Xiaohe: Taklaman Desert, China

Event Date: 14 November  2013 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
Stephenson Way 
London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr Christoph Baumer (Private Scholar and Explorer) – The Bronze Age Culture of Ayala Mazar-Xiaohe: Taklaman Desert, China Introduction by Professor Peter Robb (President, RAS): Talk: Questions: share this entry:

Wang Hui – The Decline of Representation

Event Date: 30 October 2013 Room B36 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Professor Wang Hui (Tsinghua University, Beijing) –The Decline of Representation  This is the second of two lectures being given by Wang Hui, professor of intellectual history at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Sent for compulsory …