Event Yearly Archives: 2018


Name of Event



Renegades in INK Speakers: Julie Chun & Martin Kemble
Power Politics – China-Africa Relations in an Age of Uncertainty Speaker: Eric Olander
The Moon Opera By Bi Feiyu
Members-Only Annual General Meeting and 2018 RAS Journal Launch RAS Library
Are Our Kids Tough Enough? (Episode 1) Nianci Li: Convener Tavern at the Radisson Xingguo Hotel
Happy Dreams by Jia Pingwa
Chinese Ceramics, Part 1: Prehistoric to Song Dynasty Speaker: Scott Satterfield RAS Library
Across a Darkling Plain – China’s Northern Border in the Qing and Republican Periods Presenter: Tracey Willard Cafe Sambal
Collecting China, or Trying To – Dispatches from the Front Speaker: Roy Delbyck
To Live by Yu Hua Discussion leader: Marcia Johnson and Tom Yamamoto
Jim Thompson – Silk King
Lu Xun and Natsume Soseki – Visionaries of Modern Chinese and Japanese Literature Speaker: Damian Flanagan Cafe Sambal
Understanding Jade Design through the Ages Speakers: Julie Chun, Ming Xu and Virginie Moriette
A Sympathetic Ear: China in the Eyes of the Late Ottomans Speaker: Furkan Erdogan
[VENUE CHANGE] Chinese School, Episode 4: “Olympic Fever” Convener: Nianci Li Tavern at the Radisson Xingguo Hotel
Telling Tales: A New Era of Photography in China Speaker: Karen Smith (curator/artistic director of Shanghai Center of Photography; director OCAT Xi’an) RAS Library
Shanghai Sacred: The Religious Landscape of a Global City Presenter: Benoit Vermander RAS Library
Stories of Things Convener: Robert Martin RAS Library
Former French Concession Gallery Walk Convener: Julie Chun Location provided on confirmation of RSVP
Chinese School, Episode 3: “Hard Beginnings” Convener: Nianci Li Writer's Bookstore, 677 Julu Road
China’s Private Army: Protecting the New Silk Road Speaker: Dr Alessandro Arduino
Chinese School – Episode 2 Convener: Nianci Li
Chinese School RAS Library
How Gentrification Shapes Historic Preservation in Urban Shanghai Speaker: Non Arkaraprasertkul
Book Discussion: The Nakano Thrift Shop Speaker: Dagmar Borchard RAS Library