The Year of Water Tiger is quickly approaching. Come hear Matthew Hu, cultural heritage preservationist, talk about the Tiger's historical and cultural significance in China.
Matthew will explain the meaning and symbolism of the Tiger in Buddhism and Daoism, using images of antiques and archaeological findings. Going from past to present, Matthew will discuss Tiger Moms and Tiger Dads in the context of traditional Chinese culture. He will also tell us about the three species of real tigers roaming in China today.
Date: Jan. 19th, 2022 (Wed)
Where: The Courtyard Institute, 28 Zhonglao Hutong, Dongcheng
(For e-hailing and online maps, please input Sihe College, 28 Zhonglao Hutong or 北京市东城区中老胡同28号四合书院. Parking is impossible.)
Organizer: Royal Asiatic Society Beijing (RASBJ)
Cost: RMB100 for RASBJ Members , RMB200 for non-Members. This price includes 2 free drinks and New Year nibbles. Members, plus 1 guest, have priority until January 14. Numbers are limited to 30.
HOW TO JOIN THE EVENT:
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MORE ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Matthew Hu was born and raised in Beijing. He is the founder of The Courtyard Institute, and he has a keen interest in the history and mystery of China. Previously he worked as Managing Director of Beijing Cultural Heritage Protection Center (CHP), China Representative of The Prince's Charities Foundation (China) and was deeply involved with the Shijia Hutong Museum in Beijing.
Walk n Talk is a program of the Courtyard Institute, aiming at the rediscovery of the hidden history and mystery of our built environment. We work with experts and scholars from different fields to guide you through the rich heritage of Old Beijing and beyond.
About the Courtyard Institute
We are fortunately based in a courtyard right next to the Forbidden City, and we try to utilize this advantage in our location in promoting the understanding of traditional Chinese culture through lectures, workshops and tailor-made educational programs.
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