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6:30 pm

The Friends Ambulance Unit ‘China Convoy’ – Illustrated Talk and Dinner

September 25 @ 6:30 pm
Taste of China, 84 Southampton Row
London, WC2B 6AA United Kingdom
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£25 – £30

This illustrated talk and dinner is organised by The Meridian Society, SACU's affiliated society. The Friends Ambulance Unit 'China Convoy' - a prototype medical NGO The China Convoy, the most international section of the Friends Ambulance Unit, had a commitment to pacifism and to relieving the suffering of the Chinese by re-establshing hospitals across South West China. The Meridian Society is hosting an illustrated talk about the China Convoy by SACU Council member Andrew Hicks after a meal at Taste of China, 84 Southampton Row, London WC2B 6AA (nearest tube stations Russell Square or Holborn). The price for the talk and a meal […]

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7:15 pm

Great Books of China: Frances Wood

September 25 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road
London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
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£8 – £12

SACU Vice President Frances Wood will give an illustrated lecture on some outstanding works of Chinese literature, drawing from her new book, Great Books of China, which ranges from The Book of Songs, compiled over 2,500 years ago through to late-twentieth-century novels.   Frances Wood is a distinguished historian of China and Chinese culture. She was head of the Chinese collections at the British Library until 2013. Her books include Did Marco Polo go to China?, The Silk Road, The First Emperor of China, The Lure of China and Betrayed Ally: China in the Great War (with Christopher Arnander). . 

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