New Lenses on China, 23-24 June 2017

New Lenses on China: Photography in Modern Chinese History and Historiography Wiles Colloquium 2017 Queen’s University Belfast, 23-24 June 2017 Chinese history is experiencing a ‘photographic turn’. Research about and making use of historical Chinese photography are fast-moving and rapidly expanding areas of interest for academics. At the same time, historical photography is increasingly being made available to a wide general audience in China and beyond, opening up new possibilities. New Lenses on China will consider the impact of photographic sources on our understanding of Chinese history. This colloquium brings together leading scholars of Chinese history and of photography to reflect…