Category Archives: Photos

Presentation: Propaganda and Shifted Reality

A presentation by Steve Lau, Chair of the Ensuring We Remember Campaign, at the launch event of, The Stories behind the Pictures: Colonial Troops in the First World War. This event is being held at University of Hull, HU6 7RX Friday, 20th October. An outline of the presentation follows. By the outbreak of the First …

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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 where they came from. This results in a fascinating photographic account. Visit the website.

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.

Tricks on the Dead screened in Parliament

The docudrama, Tricks on the Dead, was screened in Parliament and followed by a Q&A session, on Wednesday 21st June. Photograph taken after the screening which was organised by the Chinese Liberal Democrats, one of our Strategic Partners. L-R: Wenlan Peng, Merlnee Emerson, Gregory James, Simon Chu, Steve Lau, Anna Bates. Photo courtesy of Merlen …

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Stanley Cemetery, Hong Kong

                Stanley Cemetery sits on the southern side of Hong Kong Island and is maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC). The cemetery is not particularly large, but is immaculately maintained, as anyone familiar with the work of the CWGC would expect.  Its entrance is dominated by …

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