LAUNCH EFFECT

Dertien van Busseboom – The Busseboom Thirteen and Belgium’s Memorial to the Chinese Labour Corps.

Exactly one hundred years ago today thirteen members of the Chinese Labour Corps were killed when their camp received a direct hit during an air raid. Quite some gunfire at night. At the Poeper a Chinese camp is hit by…

Exhibition: Vive Labeur – Hail to the Work

1 July 2017 – 17 September 2017 Gasthuiskapel Poperinge The WWI Chinese story inspires contemporary artists. Two famous Belgian photographers, Stephan Vanfleteren and Sanne De Wilde go back to the roots of the Chinese labourers. They explore the China region…

Memorial Hall built to the Chinese Labourers of the Great War in Weihai.

Authorities in China have built this enormous Memorial Hall to Chinese labourers who participated in the First World War.

Lecture: ‘An Army of Workers’: The story of Chinese Labour in World War One France

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 , 19:30 to 21:30 Durham University LECTURE ROOM EH103 Lecture by Professor Paul Bailey of Durham University. This lecture is hosted by the Friends of the Oriental Museum, as part of the 2016/17 series. The recruitment…

Exhibition: A Good Reputation Endures Forever: The Chinese Labour Corps on the Western Front

7 April 2017 – 24 September 2017 Durham University’s Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH We have been working very closely with Durham University’s Oriental Museum since late 2014 to make this exhibition perhaps the most important exhibition there has…

Message of support from Lord Bourne, Minister for Communities

We were delighted to have received the following message of support from Minister for Communities, Lord Bourne.  Our sincere thanks to the Minister and his staff.  

Campaign Chair to speak on ‘Missionaries and the Chinese Labour Corps”.

Steve Lau, Chair of the Ensuring We Rememeber Campaign, will be presenting a short paper at the forthcoming conference, Faith and First World War Conference, on the subject of Missionaries and the Chinese Labour Corps. The Conference is being held…

Reviews: Tricks on the Dead: The Story of the Chinese Labour Corps in WWI

For review’s on the docudrama, Tricks on the Dead, please see visit A review by Jessica Yang, Ubyssey (University of British Columbia) student newspaper site. A review by Michale Hayward on geist.com.

Tricks on the Dead – Trailer

‘World War 1 and China: the Chinese Labour Corps in France’

‘World War 1 and China: the Chinese Labour Corps in France’ 10th October 2015, 10.30-11.30 am. Friends Meeting House Manchester, 6 Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5NS Dr Jenny Clegg will shine a light on the role of the Chinese Labour…

50th Anniversary Celebrations of the Society for Anglo Chinese Understanding.

Our Chair, Steve Lau will be giving a short talk and be a panelist at 50th anniversary celebrations of the Society for Anglo-Chinese Understanding (SACU) to be held on Saturday 30th May, at King’s College, London. SACU, in conjunction with…

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