“When Ming Became Qing” a talk & dinner with Jeremiah Jenne of the Royal Asiatic Society Beijing
WHAT: “When Ming Became Qing”, a talk & dinner featuring Jeremiah Jenne of the Royal Asiatic Society Beijing (RASBJ)
WHEN: May 26, 2021 Wednesday 6-9:30 PM
WHERE: The venue has been changed to Qianmen Kitchen (not Courtyard Institute); all other details remain the same.
HOW TO GET TO QIANMEN KITCHEN:
The address is Xi Xinglong Jie 75, Dongcheng District, near Qianmen. 地址：西兴隆街75号
In WeChat Location, input “Qianmen Kitchen by BSK”
In Didi and Apple Maps, please copy/paste the address: Xi Xinglong Jie 75 or 西兴隆街75号
Should you be self-driving, there is a parking lot 200 meters east of the restaurant that charges 10rmb per hour. It is not a good idea to park on the street, as your car may be towed or ticketed.
The closest subway stations to us are: Qiaowan (Line 7) and Chongwenmen (Line 2)
If you have trouble locating the restaurant please call 13691474408 (the BSK reservations line) or 18501291756 (restaurant line).
MORE ABOUT THE EVENT:
Join writer and history teacher Jeremiah Jenne for a fun, informative, and occasionally irreverent look at the end of the Ming and the rise of the Manchus. Among topics covered are
1) Why it’s important for emperors to feed their people;
2) Could these human resources mistakes cost you the Mandate of Heaven?
3) Strategies to rebrand your barbarian tribal confederation for an external market
4) Forging cross-border partnerships for the aspiring feudal warlord
5) Looking Queue-te! Hair styling tips from Princes Dorgon and Dodo, and finally
6) How to build a large Asian empire the Manchu Way.
Afterwards, we’ll continue the conversation over a 10-course leisurely dinner at Black Sesame Kitchen featuring dishes highlighting the cultures of the Manchus and the Mongol, Chinese and Korean allies who played important roles in the transition from Ming to Qing.
MORE ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Jeremiah Jenne is a writer and history teacher based in Beijing since 2002. He has taught Late Imperial and Modern Chinese History for over 14 years and has written on China for publications including The Economist, Radio China, South China Morning Post, the Journal of Asian Studies, and The World of Chinese. He is frequently asked to speak or lead workshops on Chinese history, culture, and cultural adaptation to schools, organizations, and company groups from around the world, including RASBJ. Jeremiah is the proprietor of Beijing by Foot, which does research on Old Peking, hosts educational programs, and organizes historic walking tours of Beijing’s most famous sites and less-traveled byways.
HOW TO PAY:
RASBJ members may purchase one ticket at 320rmb and one additional non-member ticket at 398rmb; please wechat payment to Treasurer John Olbrich, befriend him at johnobeijing and then make payment with participants’ names on the payment. You may be asked to show a screenshot of the receipt for entry; included are the talk, reception, dinner and open bar with free-flow wine, beer and soft drinks. Seating for RASBJ-related participants is 20 total; reservations will be confirmed upon payment receipt. For the general public, tickets are 398rmb and available directly from Black Sesame Kitchen directly at this QR code: