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EVENTS

SAT, MAY 11: EXCURSION TO TIANJIN

Follow in the footsteps of the last Emperor Puyi on his "Great Escape" to Tianjin, led by Lars Ulrik Thom

Dear RASBJ members,
You're invited on a day trip to Tianjin May 11 to follow in the footsteps of the last Emperor of China during his "Great Escape" from the gilded cage of the Forbidden City. After the collapse of the Qing Dynasty, Puyi spent seven years in the Japanese concession in Tianjin, back then a cosmopolitan city of high finance and political intrigue. Our tour will be led by Lars Ulrik Thom of Beijing Postcards who's giving RASBJ members a special offer for this brand-new tour.
RASBJ members can enjoy discounted tickets for the May 11 tour: go to the yoopay link below, click "have discount code" and enter the special code provided to RASBJ members. 
 
WHAT: Following in the footsteps of the last Emperor Puyi on his "Great Escape" to Tianjin, an excursion led by Lars Ulrik Thom
WHEN: Saturday, May 11, 9:00 AM-6:30 PM
WHERE: meet at Exit D, Tuanjiehu Subway Station, Beijing to get on the bus (after the Tianjin tour, our bus will return here)
HOW MUCH: RMB 580 for RASBJ members, RMB 680 for the general public

HOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS: Members and non-members alike can purchase tickets via the yoopay link 
https://yoopay.cn/event/32106139


May 16, THURS: TALK ON "ENERGY GEOPOLITICS AND CHINA'S DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL STRATEGY"

Members' event: Energy geopolitics and China’s domestic and international strategy

 

Jessica Henry, Head of Energy Policy, British Embassy Beijing
Alvin Lin, Climate and Energy Policy Director, NRDC China Program

What is energy geopolitics? Why does it impact on global economics and international relations, and how is that changing? How does it shape China’s own domestic policies and relationships with global partners? How will the Belt and Road Initiative shape China’s energy geopolitics in future years

WHEN: Thursday, 16th May 2019. Doors open from 1800 for a prompt 1830 start. Event will end by 2030. Please arrive on time, bringing the photo ID you used to RSVP.
WHERE: Residence of the British Ambassador, 11 Guanghua Lu.
PRICE: Members' only event - free for members in good standing
RSVP: email 
communications.ras.bj@gmail.com and write "Residence" in the subject header, providing each participant's name, passport/national ID number, organisation, and cell phone number. Please RSVP no later than 9 May


WATCH THIS SPACE

     RASBJ members have a special opportunity to join a day excursion to Tianjin May 11.  Led by Ulrik Thom of Beijing Postcards, the tour will follow in the footsteps of Chinese emperor Puyi on his "Great Escape" from the gilded cage of the Forbidden City to the cosmopolitan city of Tianjin.

    On May 16 RASBJ members are invited to the British Ambassador's Residence for a drinks reception and talk on "Energy geopolitics and China's domestic and international strategy".  Please note this is a members-only event.

NEWS FOR MEMBERS: To enter the Members' Section on the website, go to the lower lefthand corner of the homepage, find "members login" and enter the password.  If you believe you're an RASBJ member but haven't been given the password, please email enquiries@rasbj.org to ask for it (after ensuring you're fully paid up).  Only members in good standing will have access to the Members' Section.   

Disclaimer

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Royal Asiatic Society China, Beijing members and their guests are asked to please wear appropriate footwear and clothing when attending events or excursions, and to adhere to any safety instructions or other codes of conduct. Please also bear in mind the physical requirements of participating in the event or trip. Participation in events and excursions is at your own risk: the Royal Asiatic Society China,  Beijing accepts no liability for any loss or damage, including personal injury or damage to property.

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