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Lecture: Turbulent Years: Sidney D. Gamble’s Early Republic China

September 3, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

APSI would like to invite you to a lunch talk by Wayne Xing, the former China Program director of the Gamble Foundation, on Thursday, September 3. The talk and lunch will be from 12:00 noon until 1:30 pm in Room 240, John Hope Franklin Center, 2204 Erwin Road.  The talk title is: “Turbulent Years: Sidney D. Gamble’s Early Republic China.”

Sidney D. Gamble (1890-1968) was a renowned sociologist, China scholar and photographer. From 1908 to 1932 he made four extended trips to China and used his camera to build a visual archive of 5,000 black-and-white photographs, 500 color slides and a 16 mm documentary about Miaofengshan Pilgrimage. The complete collection is now housed at Duke’s Rubenstein Library. A digital collection was created in 2008 at This exhibit of Gamble photos will be held at the photography gallery of Rubenstein Library 08/24-11/01, 2015.

If you plan to attend the lunch talk on September 3, please RSVP to by Tuesday, September 1 at noon. Also, if you prefer a vegetarian option for the complimentary lunch, could you please let me know that also.


September 3, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Duke University’s John Hope Franklin Center, Room 240
2204 Erwin Road
Durham, NC United States
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Duke Asian/Pacific Studies Institute
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The Carolina Asia Center supports diverse Asia-related events. However, CAC co-sponsorship of any talk, seminar, documentary screening, film screening, performance or celebration does not constitute endorsement of or agreement with the views presented therein. As an academic institution, we value diverse perspectives that promote dialogue and understanding.

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