In Conversation: Frances Wood and Tim Brook

Republic of China Chair and China historian, Dr. Timothy Brook, in an extended interview of Dr. Frances Wood, author and former British Library curator of Chinese collections, on their shared experience as students in China during the Cultural Revolution, and how it shaped their views of China. Dr. Wood retired in 2013 after more than 30 years at the British Library as curator of the Chinese collections, and is well-published on Chinese culture and history.

Her visit to UBC is on the occasion of the UBC Library Centennial, and is made possible through the generous support of Willem and Rosalie Stronck. Events are presented by UBC Library (Asian Library and Irving K. Barber Learning Centre) in partnership with the Department of Asian Studies, Institute of Asian Research, Canadian Society for Asian Arts and explorAsian: Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society.