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Exhibition: Daily life in China. The wood figurines of T’ou-Sè-Wè 0

Exhibition: Daily life in China. The wood figurines of T’ou-Sè-Wè

From 5 December 2014 to 11 January 2015, the Musée des Tissus and Musée des Arts décoratifs in Lyon will host a special exhibition on a unique collection of wood figurines produced in 1938...

Did Victor Sassoon build his own memorial in Shanghai? 0

Did Victor Sassoon build his own memorial in Shanghai?

This is the argument that New York Times journalist Taras Grescoeoct makes in a recent paper on “The man who changed the face of Shanghai.” There is little that is not already known about...

Shanghai photographs: new release 1

Shanghai photographs: new release

New set of 26 photographs on everyday life, especially peddlers, in 1933-35 Shanghai from Herbert Paul Heft, a German businessman employed at the Glathe & Witt Company from 24 May 1933 to 31 May 1935. ...

Wenhuibao Interview 0

Wenhuibao Interview

On 13 July 2013, The Wenhuibao (文汇报) published  a long interview with Christian Henriot (安克强) by journalist Siwen Ren (任 思 蕴) on historical research on Shanghai, digital technologies and the use of GIS...

Research Award of the Humboldt Foundation 1

Research Award of the Humboldt Foundation

Christian Henriot has been awarded one of the prestigious Research Awards (Forschungspreis) of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany). “The award is granted in recognition of a researcher’s entire achievements to date to academics...

New features on “Live Maps” on Virtual Shanghai 0

New features on “Live Maps” on Virtual Shanghai

We are happy to announce a long-delayed development on the Virtual Shanghai platform. The Live Maps tool now provides access to two major databases, buildings and images, which allow users to search and locate...

IVS at Lumières à l’ENS 0

IVS at Lumières à l’ENS

The iVS application (Immersive Virtual Shanghai) will be shown again at the ENS Lyon during the festival “lumières” on 10-13 October from 13h30 to 16h30 (14h-17h on saturday) More information

Video Reportage on iVS 1

Video Reportage on iVS

ENS Media, the news and media division of the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, visited the iVS (Immersive Virtual Shanghai) installation at the World Wide Web 2012. It produced a short video reportage now...

iVS at WWW2012 & CIUEN 2012 (Lyon) 0

iVS at WWW2012 & CIUEN 2012 (Lyon)

The iVS application (Immersive Virtual Shanghai) will be shown again at the World Wide Web 2012 and the Salon du numérique “Lyon capitale mondiale du web“. The demonstrations will take place on 16-18 April...

Welcome to the new Virtual Shanghai platform! 0

Welcome to the new Virtual Shanghai platform!

This is D-1 for Virtual Shanghai 2! Virtual Shanghai has a new look and a new engine. It successfully migrated onto a newly designed platform in the past weeks. Virtual Shanghai 2  will offer...