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On the Track of Robert Van Gulik 寻踪高罗佩 a film by Rob Rombout

Robert van Gulik
Marie-Anne Souloumiac – Van Gulik 高若兰 (1981, Paris)

Date: 24 August 2018Time: 7:00 PM

Finishes: 24 August 2018Time: 9:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre (KLT)

Type of Event: Film Screening


This is London’s premiere screening brought over especially by Van Gulik’s granddaughter Marie-Anne Souloumiac -Van Gulik from the Netherlands for the First London International Guqin Festival. Robert van Gulik (1910-1967) is one of the world’s most popular Dutch writers, but relatively unrecognised in his own country. A diplomat, Chinese specialist and scholar, he became famous with his detective series about Judge Dee, which in many ways, are projections of his own life: a permanent duality between his real life and the hero in his books.


Registration is required. Fee: £8 (standard), £5 (concessions), £4 (SOAS students). ONLINE REGISTRATION

This film screening is part of the The First London International Guqin Festival 2018.

Organiser: London Youlan Qin Society and SOAS China Institute

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