China Eye Magazine

China Eye Magazine

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 43 (Autumn 2014)

China Eye 43

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

Chinese Labour Camps of World War 1 - Thousands of Chinese took part in World War 1 as paid auxiliaries in the trenches, carrying out some of the worst jobs imaginable. Walter Fung outlines the work of the Chinese Labour Corps CLC.

A day in the life of a Chinese Schoolchild - Jacqueline Buksh recounts her experiences of introducing Western teaching methods in China in the 1990s.

Reading about China 11 - Dr. Haris Livas-Dawes introduces more books she has found useful in learning about China.

People to People Diplomacy - Andrew Hicks recounts more about the work of John Peter who worked with the Friends Ambulance Unit (FAU) during World War II.

The Chinese Empire (19th century) - Walter Fung reviews a book describing the French Missionary M. Huc's book on China.

Senior BBCs, who we are and where we come from - Walter Fung looks at the origin and lives of British Born Chinese (BBCs) in the UK.

SACU and Meridian news and events - Upcoming and past society events.

China Eye Diary - Notices and events.

An index of our earlier magazine contents by subject is available on the index page.

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Contribute an article for China Eye

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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