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China Eye is a widely respected magazine giving an independent view of all aspects of China and is published quarterly to members of SACU. SACU has produced a magazine / newsletter for forty years.

China Eye contains Sinofile - a news digest of recent events in China, a wide range of articles, an Newsletter and information - anything with a Chinese connection.

It is the member's journal of the Society for Anglo-Chinese Understanding (SACU). To receive a copy you need to join SACU, please go to the membership page to start your application online.

To submit an article for inclusion in our magazine please see the Contribute section.

Issue 54 (Summer 2017)

China Eye 54

Wish Lanterns: Young Lives in New China (book review) - Michael Sherringham reviews Alec Ash's new book describing how six young Chinese are making their different ways in modern China.

First China to UK freight train Walter Fung notes the arrival of the first freight train on 18th Januay after a 17 day journey from China opening up the land route.

Imperial Court costume of the Qing dynasty Daivd Rosier describes the costume worn by censors in Imperial China.

Three month's in Mao's China (book review) - Glyn Ford reviews Erik Zurcher's first hand account of life in China in late 1964.

First Chinese footballer Walter Fung described the life of Frank Soo who became the first ethnic Chinese professional football player in the UK.

Chinese Labour Corps commemoration Walter Fung reports on a vists to the WW1 graveyards in France to mark the centenary of Chinese involvement in the war.

Reading about China 22 - Dr. Haris Livas-Dawes introduces more books she has found useful in learning about China.

Sinofile - A regular round-up of news from China.

China Eye Diary - Notices and events.

Issue 53 (Spring 2017)

China Eye 53

Two years in Peking 1965-66 (book review) - Michael Sherringham reviews the book of his old friend Reg Hunt that gives a first hand account of Peking in the early days of the Cultural Revolution.

Co-operatives in China Tim Zachernuk continues his survey of the development of co-operatives in China

A Chinese alphabet - Andrew Hicks shares his many happy recollections on SACU's trip to Gansu in October 2016.

Luding Bridge - Walter Fung describes the background and continuing controversy about the events of the Long March in 1935.

Reading about China 21 - Dr. Haris Livas-Dawes introduces more books she has found useful in learning about China.

50th Anniversary tour in Beijing - Walter Fung spent some extra days in Beijing at the end of SACU's 50th anniversary tour in October 2016. He shares some pictures and observations of the modern capital.

Sinofile - A regular round-up of news from China.

China Eye Diary - Notices and events.

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We welcome contributions to China Eye either by writing articles or suggesting a contact who can. Articles are welcomed on any aspect of China, especially if it contributes to Anglo-Chinese Understanding. A guidelines for contributors leaflet has been prepared and will be sent or e-mailed to anyone on request. You can also help by letting us know of any events, theatre, performances or meetings in your area, which may be of interest to SACU members. Please contact the China Eye editor and remember to include all details of dates, opening times, entry charge, location and contact numbers. You can also contribute to the production of China Eye by helping to proofread parts of the manuscript before printing. Please contact the editor using our Contact page if you can help. Thank you.

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