The Memoirs of Jin Luxian

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Date(s) - Friday, June 28 2013
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Glo London

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The Memoirs of Jin Luxian

William Hanbury-Tenison

 

Venue: Glo London

Friday, June 28th

12:00 p.m.

 

Fine Art Agent and amateur translator William Hanbury-Tenison discusses his new work The Memoirs of Jin Luxian, Volume 1: Learning and Relearning 1916-82.  Aloysius Jin Luxian, who died in April, was the officially-appointed and Vatican-recognized Roman Catholic Bishop of Shanghai and one of China’s leading religious figures of the last 30 years.
Hanbury-Tenison will set the context of Jin’s life within the history of the Roman Catholic Church in China and then use readings to illustrate key moments in Jin’s life, such as his arrest in 1955 and 27-year incarceration. Jin’s death in April left the Shanghai church in crisis.

Venue: Glo London

1 Wulumuqi Lu (S), near Dongping Lu

乌鲁木齐南路1号甲(近东平路)

Time: Friday, June 28th, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Doors open at 12:00. Event starts at 12:30 p.m. 

Admission: Admission: special set menu for members 100 RMB; non-members 150 RMB

 

About the speaker:

Roman Catholic William Hanbury-Tenison was educated at Eton and Cambridge. He left Britain in 1985 on a one-way ticket to study Chinese in Taiwan. He was employed by trading firm Jardine Matheson for 15 years, working in Hong Kong, China and Vietnam. He has lived in Shanghai on and off for nearly two decades.

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