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The following is an updated list of recordings of RASBJ events...


1) Jeremiah Jenne on "Jung Chang's book "Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister"


2) James Nobles on "the Year of the Metal Rat"


3) Paul French's talk on "Murders of Old China"


4) Lars Ulrik Thom on "The Boxer Rebellion and Xenophobia"


5) Jen Lin-Liu on "how restaurants in China and around the world are adapting to a new reality"


6) Ian Lahiffe on "COVID-19's impact on Chinese agricultural imports, farms, and food"


7) Lukas Gajdos on "Ernst Ludwig in China"


8) Richard de Grijs on "17th-century medical innovations"


9) Tario Perez Vila on "Soft Power and Economic Interdependence: UK-China Relations since 1997"


10) Jörg Wuttke on "EU-China relations"


11) Robert Bickers on "Swire's history"


12) Matthew Hu on the "Western Hills"


13) Isaac Duffy on "The Pagoda Project"


14) Prof. Ezra Vogel on "China-Japan relations", June 10, 2020, https://youtu.be/7E9GqDovKBw (publicly available)


15) Guiseppe Cuccia on "Puccini's Turandot and 20th century Orientalism", June 17, 2020


16) Dr. Michael Humphries on "Contagion and China", June 24, 2020


17) Terry Townshend on "Re-Wilding China", July 1, 2020


18) Dexter "Tiff" Roberts on "The Myth of Chinese Capitalism", July 8, 2020


19) Alfreda Murck on "Digital Secrets of a Legendary Chinese Painting", July 15, 2020


20) Frances Wood on "Mahjong in Maida Vale: the Chinese intellectual community in UK, 1930s and 1940s" on July 22, 2020


21) Prof. Hans van de Ven on "Robert Hart and Globalization: the Chinese Maritime Customs Service" July 29, 2020


22) Prof. Arne Westad on "The Great 1970's Transformation: China's Road from Revolution to Reform" Aug. 5, 2020


23) Prof. Jing Tsu on "Chinese Science Fiction: Culture, Science and Technology in Modern China" Aug. 12, 2020


24) Director Bill Einreinhofer on his WWII documentary film "Shanghai 1937" Aug. 19, 2020


25) Jim Nobles on the "Hungry Ghost Festival: A Chinese Day of the Dead", Aug. 26, 2020


26) Prof. Rana Mitter on "China's Good War: How WWII Memories are Shaping a New Nationalism", Sept. 2, 2020


27) WildChina founder Mei Zhang on post-COVID China tourism, Sept. 9, 2020


28) Former U.S. broadcaster Jim Laurie on "Southeast Asian Wars through Chinawatchers' Eyes", Sept. 16, 2020


29) Prof. Joanna Waley-Cohen on "Qing Rulers and their Celebrity Chefs", Sept. 23, 2020


30) Michael Aldrich on "Ulaanbaatar: A Tale of Three Cities", Oct. 14, 2020


31) Amb. Nicolas Chapuis on "Poet Du Fu, views of 'barbarians, and their impact on the Chinese psyche", Oct. 21, 2020


32) Prof. Dwight Perkins on" Dual Circulation Demystified: China's Development Challenges" moderated by Arthur Kroeber Oct. 28, 2020


33) Adam Ensign on "Exploring the Imperial Estate: a Translator's View of the Palace Museum" Nov. 4, 2020


34) Brendan Connal on "Urban Exploration in China", Nov 11, 2020


35) China's Poverty Reduction: What Comes Next? Wednesday, November 25, 2020


36) "Walking in Rings: Drawing Beijing" by Gareth Fuller Dec. 10.


37) Steve Brusatte on "Learning from the Rise and Fall of Dinosaurs", May 12, 2021.


38) Jeremiah Jenne on "BLEEDING HEARTS: The Tianjin Massacre of 1870", January 13, 2021


39) "Prof Peter Clift on "The Monsoon – past, present, and future" Jan.20, 2021


40) "Celebrating the 600th Anniversary of the Forbidden City" a talk dinner with Matthew Hu, founder of The Courtyard Institute


41) Paul French discussing "Destination Peking"


42) German legal expert Dr. Marco Haase on "Chinese Law and Western Influence" Apr 22, 2021


43) "Remembering Ezra Vogel" a tribute organized by the National Committee on US-China Relations, to which RASBJ was invited. February. 11, 2021


44) BASF in China: the First 130 Years of an Iconic Brand. March 24, 2021


45) Arthur Jones and Steven Schwankert on "Titanic's Unknown Chinese Passengers", April 7, 2021


46) Scott Kronick on "Pandemic Polemic". April 21, 2021


47) Prof. Valerie Hansen on "Stories of the Silk Routes". April 28, 2021


48) Ines von Racknitz on "In Search of Modernity: Chinese Visiting Europe 1870-1940", Mar. 17, 2021


49) Kathrin von Rechenberg on "China's traditional 'tea silk' fabric", Dec. 16, 2020


50) Prof Abulafia on "Silk Roads of the Sea", May 19, 2021


51) Dr. Susan Daruvala on "The Imagery of Women Writers Eileen Chang and Stella Benson", 2 June 2021


52) Mark Bertram on "Room for Diplomacy, Then and Now" July 20, 2021


53) Dr. Geoff Raby on "Fearless Forecasts: Australia-China Ties" July 17, 2021


54) Timothy Cheek, Klaus Muehlhahn and Hans van de Ven, on "Chinese Communist Party: A Century in Ten Lives" June 16, 2021


55) Jeremiah Jenne on "When Ming Became Qing", May 26, 2021


56) Angus Forsyth on "Jade Camel Ships of the Silk Road", a more detailed version of his March 3, 2021 presentation


57) Freya Aitken-Turff on "Heritage and 'Chineseness' in London's Chinatown", Aug 4, 2021


58) Amy Sommers on "How History Inspires Fiction: 'Rumours from Shanghai'", Aug. 11, 2021


59) James Halcrow on "Imperialism & Internationalism: Xiamen, Treaty Port Case Study", Sep 1, 2021


60) Author Qiu Xiaolong on "Becoming Inspector Chen", in conversation with Jeremiah Jenne, Sept. 18, 2021


61) Linus Mayerhofer on "The Legacy of John Rabe and the Nanking Safety Zone 1937-8", Sept. 22, 2021


62) Sarcophagus stories: a Central Asian diplomat in sixth-century China", an RASBJ talk by Yin Cao Sept. 29, 2021


63) Historian Kerry Brown on "China Through European Eyes" in conversation with Jeremiah Jenne for RASBJ, Oct. 13, 2021


64) Author William Atkins on "Desert Pilgrims" moderated by Rianka Mohan for RASBJ, Oct. 20, 2021


65) Simon Cockerell of Koryotours on "How do we know what we know about North Korea?", in conversation with Melinda Liu, for RASBJ, Oct. 27, 2021


66) Angus Forsyth on "Celestial Beings and Bird-Men: Flight in Chinese Jade", Nov 10, 2021


67) Historian Arne Westad on "James Earl of Elgin: An Imperial Life" in conversation with Jeremiah Jenne, an RASBJ online talk Nov. 17, 2021


68) James Carter on "Champions Day in Shanghai and Ends of Eras", an RASBJ online talk Nov. 24, 2021.


69) Dec. 1, 2021: "Guanxi: its roots and impact on doing business in China today" by Isaac Stone Fish


70) Dec. 8, 2021: "Legacy, WWII allies and the Battle of Hong Kong", a panel discussion featuring Bill Lake and David Kerr


71) Dec.11, 2021 RASBJ Winter gathering and William Lindesay talk on Great Wall Explorer William Geil


72) Dec. 19, 2021 "May Fourth and all that Jazz: How the 20's Roared in China", an RASBJ in-person event with the Ah-Q Arkestra


73) Jan. 5, 2022: "China, Cambodia and the BRI" by Mary Kay Magistad


74) Feb. 16, 2022: "Emperor Qinshihuang's Bronze Birds" by Prof Jianjun Mei, Needham Institute


75) Feb. 26, 2022: an online presentation of the artist book "Oriental Silk" featuring Xiaowen Zhu, Nicky Harman and Kenneth Wong


76) Mar. 2, 2022: "Harbin: a cross-cultural biography" by Prof. Mark Gamsa in conversation with Lukas Gajdos


77) Mar. 23, 2022: Travel writer Colin Thubron on his book "The Amur River", an RASBJ presentation


78) Feb. 23, 2022: Kendra Schaefer on "DATA: the fifth-factor problem"


79) "Isabel Crook: Childhood memories of Bailuding", a film by director Fu Han 伊沙白 定稿 英文解说版 英文字幕


80) Apr. 6, 2022: Dr. Peter Brinsden on "Assisted Reproduction: History, Ethics and Controversies"


81) Apr. 14, 2022: RASBJ online talk about educator "Isabel Crook", 106, with filmmaker Fu Han & Crook family members https://youtu.be/iUKF-WvUgVI (publicly available)


82) Apr. 20, 2022: RASBJ online talk by Henrietta Harrison on "The Perils of Interpreting"


83) May 12, 2022: RASBJ online talk by Jaime FlorCruz on his upcoming memoir "The Class of 77"

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