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FORTHCOMING EVENTS FOR 2016

SACU and Meridian Society Annual Tour Announcement

This year SACU is arranging the annual China tour, which we take turns in organising, this year mainly to Beijing, Xian and Shanghai.

Please click here to download the itinerary.

Please click here to download the booking form.

Mystique of 'Shangri-la'

We are starting our Autumn series of events with a talk by Amy Ng, playwright of 'Shangri-La' and others in discussion. Some of you will have seen Amy's play, which presented several issues including tourism, ethnic national identity and environmental preservation and change in the 'sacred' mountainous region of the Tibetan-Yunnan borderland. It is planned to project photographs of the region from the recent Meridian Society tour to this region.

Playwright Amy Ng trained on the Royal Court Theatre’s Critical Mass Programme and the British East Asian Writers’ group supported by The Young Vic. She has written a number of short plays and is also a historian with a research interest in multinational empires, imperial decline, and nationality conflict. Amy is the author of Nationalism and Political Liberty (Oxford University Press).

The discussion after Amy's talk will be joined by Thupten Kelsang, a Tibetan student of History of Art at SOAS and the founder of the Tibet Art Collective which aims to connect contemporary Tibetan artists and writers globally.

We hope to see you all there!

Membership for the Meridian Society is an annual fee of £35 a year (£20 for concessions). Please visit our website for more details.

Please reply to indicate your intention of attending the event to the Meridian Society at themeridiansociety@gmail.com

Date: Wednesday, 28th September
Time: 6-8pm
Venue: Chinese Tea Life Cafe, 21 Museum Street, London WC1A 1JN (facing British Museum)
Entry: £5 for Meridian Society and SACU members; £8 for non-members; £6 for students, to include Chinese tea.
Payment at the door.

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