SACU’s Early Days – SACU Spring Social on 17th April enjoyed by members

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SACU members, long-standing and new, had a chance to get together at the SACU Spring Social, held on Tuesday 17th April 2018 at the Strand Campus of King’s College London. This was the first of this year’s SACU ChinaCafés, members-only events with informal discussions and refreshments. Anyone interested in SACU is welcome to come along to […]

SACU’s Manchester Event: China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Connecting the World

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SACU held a hugely successful event in Manchester – China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Connecting the World: SACU Panel Discussion – on Friday 20 April 2018, 3.00-6.00pm at the Samuel Alexander Lecture Theatre, University of Manchester.  The event consisted of short presentations by four expert speakers followed by a panel discussion of the scope and impact of […]

‘The New Silk Roads from Yiwu to Urumqi’. Proposed 2018 SACU Tour

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‘The New Silk Roads from Yiwu to Urumqi’. Proposed 2018 SACU Tour inspired by China’s Belt and Road Initiative.  20 days visiting, Shanghai, Yiwu (the world’s largest wholesale market and the terminal of freight trains to Europe), Xi’an, Guyuan, Yinchuan, Xining, (Kumbum Monastery), Turpan and Urumqi. The tour includes many historic and ancient sites on the […]

China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Connecting the World: SACU Panel Discussion in Manchester

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  SACU is delighted to be holding a panel discussion with Professor Michael Wood, presenter of BBC series ‘The Story of China’ and others in Manchester on Friday 20th April. China has embarked on what has been hailed as “the greatest economic development project ever undertaken”, of huge significance in redefining China’s place in the […]

China and Siam Through the Lens of John Thomson: Exhibition of Photographs at Brunei Gallery SOAS

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This free exhibition runs from 13 April to 23 June 2018. This is the first London exhibition devoted to photographs of Asia by legendary Scottish photographer and writer John Thomson (1837-1921). Between 1862 and 1872, he made many journeys to Siam, Cambodia and various provinces of China. Photographs from these trips form one of the most extensive […]

Chair Speaks at Charity Auction and Minister Counsellor & Consul General Fei Mingxing mentions SACU

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Our Chair, Zoë Reed, attended a charity auction organised by the Sino-British Cultural Exchange Society on Sunday 11th March in favour of the Ensuring We Remember Campaign to erect a memorial to the 96,000 Chinese Labour Corps involved in WW1. She was invited to speak at the opening and said she was delighted to bring greetings […]