Forbidden city wall

Seminar Series jointly organized by Oxford University and SOAS

Everyone is welcome to attend the following sessions: 

Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 11:00 BST
Zhang Lisheng and David Francis (UCL): Re-evaluating authenticity: Creativity in contemporary craft making in China

Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 12:00 BST
David Lebovitz (HKBU Jao Tsung-I Academy of Sinology): Was it really so, royal uncles? Notions of authenticity in the reception, redaction and reconstruction of some avuncular remonstrations.

Wednesday, 4 November 2020, 14:00 GMT
Lyce Jankowski (Musee Marimont): Forgers and coin collectors in Qing Dynasty China

Stephanie Su (University of Colorado): Making forgeries, making canons: Chinese art historical writings in the early 20th century

Talks will be held online via Zoom. To receive the link, please register by sending an email to Drs Chris Foster & Anke Hein at:

**“Understanding Authenticity in China’s Cultural Heritage” is generously sponsored by Oxford University’s Knowledge Exchange Seed Fund, TORCH Heritage Seed Fund, The British Academy, The Leverhulme Trust, Oxford China Centre, St. Hugh’s College, and Pembroke College.**

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