Interpreting Lord Macartney: The Interpreters for the First British Embassy to China in 1793

Lord Macartney Embassy To China 1793. Macartney's first meeting with Qianlong. The boy on the right is the eleven-year-old George Staunton who impressed the Emperor with his spoken Chinese (Wikimedia Commons)

Interpreting Lord Macartney: The Interpreters for the First British Embassy to China in 1793

Henrietta Harrison, Professor of Modern Chinese Studies

Monday November 27th, 5pm

Faculty Room, Oriental Institute

 

This term's final seminar in the Research in Oriental Studies Seminar series sees Professor Henrietta Harrison presenting on interpreters working in the First British Embassy to China. This series, organised by Marilyn Booth, is a great opportunity for students and staff of the Oriental Institute to share and discuss their research with others.

All welcome

 

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