WHAT: RASBJ live talk by Matthew Hu Xinyu "The Year of the Tiger is coming! What does the Tiger mean in Chinese tradition and culture?"
WHEN: Wednesday January 19th 7.00-8.00pm Beijing Standard Time
WHERE: The Courtyard Institute, 28 Zhonglao Hutong, Dongcheng
(For e-hailing and online maps, please input Sihe College, 28 Zhonglao Hutong or 北京市东城区中老胡同28号 四合书院. Parking is impossible.)
MORE ABOUT THE EVENT:
The Year of Water Tiger is quickly approaching. Come hear Matthew Hu, cultural heritage preservationist, talk about the Tiger's historical and cultural significance in China. Matthew will explain the meaning and symbolism of the Tiger in Buddhism and Daoism, using images of antiques and archaeological findings. Going from past to present, Matthew will discuss Tiger Moms and Tiger Dads in the context of traditional Chinese culture. He will also tell us about the three species of real tigers roaming in China today.
MORE ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Matthew Hu was born and raised in Beijing. He is the founder of The Courtyard Institute, and he has a keen interest in the history and mystery of China. Previously he worked as Managing Director of Beijing Cultural Heritage Protection Center (CHP), China Representative of The Prince's Charities Foundation (China) and was deeply involved with the Shijia Hutong Museum in Beijing.
HOW MUCH: RMB100 for Members , RMB200 for non-Members. This price includes 1 free drink and New Year nibbles. Members, plus 1 guest, have priority until January 14. Numbers are limited to 30.
HOW TO JOIN THE EVENT: Please click "Register" or "I Will Attend" and follow the instructions. After successful registration you'll receive a confirmation email; if you seem not to have received it, please check your spam folder.