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IMG - Roderick Macfarquhar In Memoriam: Roderick MacFarquhar (1930-2019)

With the passing of Harvard University Professor Emeritus Roderick MacFarquhar, international China Studies has lost a true giant in the field, and the SOAS community has lost an esteemed colleague and cherished friend of many decades.

15th February 2019

Ruins of Yuanmingyuan Philanthropic donation to research the histories of objects from China’s Yuanmingyuan or ‘Summer Palace’

Louise Tythacott, Pratapaditya Pal Senior Lecturer in Curating and Museology of Asian Art, has been awarded a major philanthropic donation to undertake research on the histories and displays of objects from the Yuanmingyuan, or old ‘Summer Palace’, in Beijing.

The project will run until January 2019, and will result in a publication which traces the diaspora and displays of Yuanmingyuan artefacts in Britain and France. 

12th March 2018

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