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China Eye is a widely respected magazine giving an independent view of all aspects of China and is published quarterly to members of SACU. SACU has produced a magazine / newsletter for forty years.

China Eye contains Sinofile - a news digest of recent events in China, a wide range of articles, an Newsletter and information - anything with a Chinese connection.

It is the member's journal of the Society for Anglo-Chinese Understanding (SACU). To receive a copy you need to join SACU, please go to the membership page to start your application online.

To submit an article for inclusion in our magazine please see the Contribute section.

Issue 51 (Autumn 2016)

China Eye 51

The George Hogg Fund - Zoe Reed describes visits to George Hogg's school at Harpendon,UK and Shandan Bailie School, Gansu as part of SACU's launch of the George Hogg Fund.

Scotland-China Association's 50th - A report on the meeting to celebrate fifty years of our sister society in Scotland that was founded one year after SACU.

On the Trail of Midnight in Peking - Tamara Treichel goes on a detective trail to uncover the background to the infamous murder of Pamela Werner in 1937.

What's in a Wok? Rodney Mantle and Shirley Liu muse on how Chinese culinary terms have been transformed and translated into English over the centuries.

Carol Hughes remembered- Michael Sherringham, Sally Greenhill and Mocia Janowski recall the life of a loyal SACU member and China enthusiast Carol Hughes.

Beijing's baoshan: Final resting place of China's "Foreign Friends" - Tamara Treichel's tour to Beijing Revolutionary Cemetery found that several foreigners have been honoured with a resting place there.

Reading about China 19 - Dr. Haris Livas-Dawes introduces more books she has found useful in learning about China.

Living and teaching in Beijing in the 1970s - Michael Sherringham recounts his experiences of turbulent times in Beijing

Simplifying the Chinese language - Rob Stallard explains how the wide ranging reform of the written language still poses problems for students today.

They Never Came Home - Andrew Hicks commemorates the lives of members of the Friends Ambulance Service who gave their lives while bringing medical supplies into China in WW2.

Sinofile - A regular round-up of news from China.

China Eye Diary - Notices and events.

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We welcome contributions to China Eye either by writing articles or suggesting a contact who can. Articles are welcomed on any aspect of China, especially if it contributes to Anglo-Chinese Understanding. A guidelines for contributors leaflet has been prepared and will be sent or e-mailed to anyone on request. You can also help by letting us know of any events, theatre, performances or meetings in your area, which may be of interest to SACU members. Please contact the China Eye editor and remember to include all details of dates, opening times, entry charge, location and contact numbers. You can also contribute to the production of China Eye by helping to proofread parts of the manuscript before printing. Please contact the editor using our Contact page if you can help. Thank you.

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