LAUNCH EFFECT

Commemoration event for the Chinese Labour Corps

Organised by The Meridian Society and The British Library Date: Saturday, 17th November 2018 Time: 1.00-4.30pm Venue: Knowledge Centre, British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB On 11th November 1918, streets throughout Western Europe were filled with jubilant crowds….

New play: Forgotten 遗忘

PLYMOUTH 17 October -20 October LONDON 23 October–17 November 2018 “The foreign devils will be entranced by our performance and line our path back to Shandong with gold and cherry blossoms…” 1917. Shandong Province, Northern China. Times are tough in…

L’histoire des travailleurs chinois pendant la première guerre mondiale.

Exposition à Lille, à la MER. Samedi 18 novembre à 15h Les travailleurs chinois, oubliés de la Grande guerre, rencontre avec l’Historienne Li Ma, ce Samedi 18 novembre 2017 à 15h à la MRES de Lille – Organisation : L’Atelier…

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…

Chinese Labour Corps Remembered at the Cenotaph for the First Time.

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER wreaths were laid at the Cenotaph in Whitehall in memory of the Chinese labourers who came to support the Allied war effort in the First World War. The act comes amid growing momentum to activities,…

Duton’s Continue to Support the Campaign

We are delighted to once again have been generously supported by Duton’s at the third edition of their Appreciation of China presentation which is taking place to take place in Mayfair, London from 5th – 8th November, a highlight of…

Screening of the film Forgotten Faces of the Great War: The Chinese Labour Corps.

01 November, 2017 at 2pm (till 4pm). 152/3 Cayley Room, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2HW As part of a two-year project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund to commemorate the Chinese Labour Corps (CLC), The Meridian…

Talk and Oral History Film

Parliament and World War One: The forgotten Chinese Labourers of World War One UK Parliament Outreach and Engagement Service Tuesday, 7 November 2017 from 19:00 to 20:30 (GMT), Portcullis House, Parliament, London. In an entertaining and informative talk Frances Wood,…

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