Tagged: Shanghai

The People’s Daily at the T’ou Sè Wè wood figurines exhibition 0

The People’s Daily at the T’ou Sè Wè wood figurines exhibition

The People’s Daily (人民日报) was present at the opening of the exhibition of the T’ou Sè Wè wood figurines (土山湾孤儿院) at the Musée des Tissus et des Arts décoratifs in Lyon. The People’s Daily...

CCTV report on the T’ou Sè Wè wood figurines exhibition 0

CCTV report on the T’ou Sè Wè wood figurines exhibition

CCTV (Central China Television), the main state television broadcaster in China, attended the press conference by Maximilien Durand (director of the Musée des Tissus et des Arts décoratifs), Christian Henriot (Institut d’Asie orientale), and...

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...

The annual reports of the Municipal Council of the French Concession on line 0

The annual reports of the Municipal Council of the French Concession on line

As part of a collaboration between the Institut d’Asie Orientale and the Institute of History (历史研究所) of the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (上海社会科学院), the Virtual Shanghai Project is making available a set of...

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...

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 @ Fête de la Science 0

iVS @ Fête de la Science

This is a brief photographic memo on the presentation of iVS at the Lyon Fête de la Science on October 21-24. We received groups of school teachers and their students during the first few...