Events Category: RAS Weekender

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J.G. Ballard in Shanghai: Film, book, and walking tour
CURRENT CONVERSATIONS: The Human Approach to Journalism Panelists: Rob Schmitz and Sylvie Levey Location provided on confirmation of RSVP
China’s Hidden Children – A Visit to Shanghai Healing Home Orphanage Convener: Knut K. Wimberger Shanghai Healing Home
Current Conversations: China’s Demographic Puzzle Moderator:: Dagmar Borchard, Sinologist and RAS member Tavern at the Radisson Xingguo Hotel
Book Launch: Ruth’s Record – The Diary of an American in Japanese-Occupied Shanghai 1941-1945 Speaker: Betty Barr Tavern at the Radisson Xingguo Hotel
Lujiazhui Weekender Walk Leader: Spencer Dodington
The Rice Theory of Culture: China’s Two Psychological Cultures Speaker: Thomas Talhelm Tavern at the Radisson Xingguo Hotel
William Mesny: The Mercenary Mandarin Speaker: David Leffman Tavern at the Radisson Xingguo Hotel
Lu Xun Day
Deciphering Indus Script: A Mammoth in the Midday Sun Speaker: Lynn Fawcett Tavern at the Radisson Xingguo Hotel
Lost and Found – Notes on Translation Speaker: Shelly Bryant Tavern at the Radisson Xingguo Hotel
Finding India in China Speaker: Anurag Viswanath Tavern at the Radisson Xingguo Hotel
Book Talk: The Where’s Where of the Who’s Who of Old Shanghai Tavern at the Radisson Xingguo Hotel
BOOK LAUNCH – Shanghai Old Town: Topography of a Phantom City, Volume One: The Old Docks Author: Katya Knyazeva Tavern at the Radisson Xingguo Hotel
BOOK LAUNCH: Shanghai Nightscapes by James Farrer & Andrew Field Tavern at the Radisson Xingguo Hotel
QIN SHAO: Shanghai Despite Itself: A Perspective from the Field Tavern at the Radisson Xingguo Hotel
ANTONIO TAN: ‘Unprogressive’ – Theories of Architectural Viewpoints in Modern Civilisation Tavern at the Radisson Xingguo Hotel
Edward Denison: Architectural Modernity in Manchuria Li Room at the Radisson Blu Xingguo Hotel
India Travel Photography – Hong Mei and Tom Carter Tavern at the Radisson Xingguo Hotel
A History of Exhibitions: Shanghai 1979-2006 – Book launch with artists’ conversations The Glamour Bar
Looting and Burning the Yuanmingyuan: The event of 1860, its Afterlife and Interpretation Today in China – (Ines Eben von Racknitz) Tavern at the Radisson Xingguo Hotel
Betty Barr & George Wang on their two most recent books Tavern at the Radisson Xingguo Hotel
Susan Barker: The Incarnations The Glamour Bar
RAS Summer Drinks Cotton's
Linda Johnson: Shanghai on Film – The Epic Films of the Postwar Period, 1945-1949 The Apartment