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The Awkward Position of Missionaries in Chinese History: A Talk and Discussion

  • The Hutong 1 Jiudaowan Middle Alley Beijing Shi, 100001 China (map)

Date: Saturday, March 2nd
Time: 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Cost: 50 RMB, 40 RMB for members of The Hutong

Interested in learning more about the Forbidden City but prefer to avoid the crowds and the lines? History guy Jeremiah Jenne brings the best of his Forbidden City walk and talk to the comfortable confines of The Hutong. Learn about the backstory of Beijing as an imperial capital and the construction of the Forbidden City. We’ll explore the history of the emperors, eunuchs, officials, and concubines who lived and worked there. We’ll discuss the differences between Ming and Qing, the legacy of the Manchus, and the past, present, and future efforts to preserve Beijing’s most famous palace. Jeremiah will also share his favorite travel hacks for visiting the palace!

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