Barmé lecture at UBC

Dear colleagues,

On behalf of the Department of Asian Studies of the University of British Columbia, I cordially invite you to the 2019 Yip So Man Wat Memorial Lecture, featuring Dr. Geremie R. Barmé, Professor Emeritus of the Australian National University and Founding Director Emeritus of the Australian Centre on China in the World.

Dr. Barmé’s lecture, entitled “Where Silence Reigns, Startling Claps of Thunder,” will begin at 7:00pm on Tuesday, November 5 in the Ponderosa Commons Ballroom, located at 6445 University Boulevard on UBC’s Vancouver campus. A reception with light refreshments will precede the lecture at 6:00pm.

You are also invited to a research seminar, “Intersections with Eternity,” which Dr. Barmé will hold from 4:00-6:00pm on Monday, November 4 in room 104 of UBC’s Allard Hall, located at 1822 East Mall.

Kindly RSVP at this website, on which can be found details about both events:

Dr. Barmé will also be speaking at a screening of the documentary The Gate of Heavenly Peace at the Vancouver Public Library central branch on November 7:

Best wishes, and I hope to see you in Vancouver next month.


Christopher Rea <>

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