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Project Launch for British Chinese Armed Forces Heritage Project

On 30th June 2015, the British Chinese Armed Forces Heritage project will have their formal launch party at Regent's University.

 

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The project, four years in the making, aims to create a historical archive documenting the role of Chinese in the British armed forces throughout history. the archive will be composed of personal reflections, family records and memorabilia of those who served in the British Chinese Armed Forces during the 19th and 20th centuries as well as some 40 extended oral history interviews. The project will develop a research publciation, two international conferences and two exhibitions.

The event will be on Tuesday 30th June 2016, 14:30 - 17:00 at Regent's University London, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, NW1 4NS.

The timetable for the event is as follows:

14:30   Registration and Afternoon Tea

15:30   Welcome Speeches

-          Prof Aldwyn Cooper, Regent’s University London

-          Mr Holland Kwok, Ming-Ai (London Institute)

15:50   British Chinese Armed Forces Heritage Project Introduction

-          Mrs Rachel Hasted, Heritage Lottery Fund

-          Ms Chungwen Li, Ming-Ai (London Institute)

-          Prof Jonathan Liu, Regent’s University London

16:20   Chinese Contribution to British Military History

-          Mr Robert Fleming, National Army Museum

16:40   Q & A

If you wish to attend the launch then please contact tghe Ming-Ai (London) Institute at rsvp@ming-ai.org.uk

 

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