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January 2019

China and the Korean Nuclear Crisis

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hulme Hall University of Manchester Hall of Residence, Oxford Place
Manchester, M14 5RR United Kingdom
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China and the Korean Nuclear Crisis by SACU Manchester and University of Manchester Politics Society China and North Korea have been described in the past as being as close as ‘lips and teeth’ but in recent decades relations have come under strain over North Korea’s nuclearisation. What role has China played with regard to the Korean nuclear crisis? And what does this tell us about the kind of new superpower China is becoming? Glyn Ford, author of Talking to North Korea (Pluto, 2018) and North Korea on the Brink (Pluto, 2007) will be in conversation with Dr Jenny Clegg, Vice-President…

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February 2019

Chinese Labour Corps: Exhibition at Chinese Community Centre-Birmingham, 1 February 2019

February 1 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CCC-B, 99 Bradford Street
Birmingham, B12 0NS United Kingdom
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Chinese Labour Corps: The Forgotten Men of World War I: Exhibition at the Chinese Community Centre-Birmingham Friday 1 Feb to Friday 8 Feb (not Sunday 3 Feb) The Chinese Community Centre – Birmingham is going to stage the first exhibition in the West Midlands about the Chinese Labour Corps in February 2019, coinciding with Chinese New Year. In November 2018, Britain commemorated the end of World War I with events across the country. One group that has been consistently overlooked is the Chinese Labour Corps (CLC) – volunteers from mainland China who were sent by the Chinese government to support…

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Chinese Labour Corps: Exhibition at Chinese Community Centre-Birmingham, 2 Feb 2019

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Chinese Labour Corps: The Forgotten Men of World War I: Exhibition at the Chinese Community Centre-Birmingham Friday 1 Feb to Friday 8 Feb (not Sunday 3 Feb) The Chinese Community Centre – Birmingham is going to stage the first exhibition in the West Midlands about the Chinese Labour Corps in February 2019, coinciding with Chinese New Year. In November 2018, Britain commemorated the end of World War I with events across the country. One group that has been consistently overlooked is the Chinese Labour Corps (CLC) – volunteers from mainland China who were sent by the Chinese government to support…

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Chinese Labour Corps: Exhibition at Chinese Community Centre-Birmingham, 4-8 Feb 2019

February 4 @ 10:00 am - February 8 @ 4:00 pm
CCC-B, 99 Bradford Street
Birmingham, B12 0NS United Kingdom
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Chinese Labour Corps: The Forgotten Men of World War I: Exhibition at the Chinese Community Centre-Birmingham Friday 1 Feb to Friday 8 Feb (not Sunday 3 Feb) The Chinese Community Centre – Birmingham is going to stage the first exhibition in the West Midlands about the Chinese Labour Corps in February 2019, coinciding with Chinese New Year. In November 2018, Britain commemorated the end of World War I with events across the country. One group that has been consistently overlooked is the Chinese Labour Corps (CLC) – volunteers from mainland China who were sent by the Chinese government to support…

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Happy New Year of the Pig!

February 5

Here is our list of Chinese New Year 2019 celebrations around the UK (plus NYC and Sydney). Happy New Year! 新年快乐! London ...............https://londonist.com/…/chinese-new-year-in-london-events-c… Manchester...........https://www.visitmanchester.com/ideas-and…/chinese-new-year… Liverpool.............. https://liverpoolexpress.co.uk/celebrations-for-chinese-ne…/ Cardiff.................. https://cardiff.carpe-diem.events/…/9215152-chinese-new-ye…/ Macclesfield...........https://www.macclesfield-tc.gov.uk/celebrating-chinese-new…/ Bangor................ https://www.northwaleschronicle.co.uk/…/17354591.chinese-y…/ Sheffield................https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/confucius/events/cny Birmingham............https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/…/chinese-new-year-2019-wh… Southampton.........https://www.ukshaolintemple.com/event/chinese-new-year-2019/ Newcastle...............https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/…/chinese-new-year-2019-wha… York........................https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chinese-new-year-2019-at-york-… New York...............https://www.cityguideny.com/article/Chinese-New-Year-NYC… Leeds.....................https://www.visitleeds.co.uk/whats-on/chinese-new-year.aspx Sydney..................https://www.sydney.com/…/chinese-new-year-celebration-year-…

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Chinese Labour Corps: Library of Birmingham Exhibition

February 11 @ 11:00 am - March 1 @ 5:00 pm
Library of Birmingham, Centenary Square, Broad Street
Birmingham, B1 2ND United Kingdom
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The Chinese Community Centre-Birmingham is commemorating the contribution of the Chinese Labour Corps in World War I. In November 2018, Britain commemorated the end of World War I with events across the country. One group that has been consistently overlooked is the Chinese Labour Corps (CLC) – volunteers from mainland China who were sent by the Chinese government to support the British and French armies on the Western Front. While hostilities ceased in November 1918 and troops returned home, the CLC remained behind to clear battlefield debris into 1919 with the final units not leaving until September 1920, almost two…

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SACU ChinaCafé with Jessica Darling

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bush House, King’s College London Strand Campus, 30 Aldwych
London, WC2B 4BG United Kingdom
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Our 2019 series of SACU ChinaCafés is set to begin on Tuesday February 19th, from 6 pm to 8 pm at Bush House, King’s College London, Strand Campus, and is co-hosted by the Lau China Institute. Our theme this year is historical and present health care here and in China.   The first session will feature Jessica Darling who spent her childhood in China with her father, surgeon Dr Joshua Horn, author of ‘Away With All Pests: An English Surgeon in People’s China 1954-1969’.  She subsequently returned to the UK to earn a nursing degree and then went back to Beijing where she…

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