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 events diary 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 41 (Spring 2014)

China Eye 41

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

Understanding and Misunderstading China's Imperial Past - Martin Moir looks back at the treatment of China's long history by the many historians who have written about it.

The Way of Water and Waterways in China - Michael Sherringham looks at ancient and modern attitudes to controlling the rivers and canals that fuelled China's agriculture over thousands of years.

SACU Tour to China : Following in Joseph Needham's footsteps - Walter Fung reflects on recent changes to China that he noted on the SACU tour in 2013.

Chinese Industrial Cooperatives - Walter Fung records the recent report my members of SACU, SCA and Meridian to the Beijing Bailie University as part of the SACU tour in 2013.

The Meridian Society - Walter Fung describes the work of out sister organization: the London based Meridian Society.

Reading about China 8 - Dr. Haris Livas-Dawes introduces more books she has found useful in learning about China.

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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