Mr Hugh Davies CMG

Bio Hugh Davies was a member of the Sinological corps of the FCO for more than 30 years. His final assignment was as Ambassador on the Sino-British Joint Liaison Group in Hong Kong negotiating all the detailed arrangements for the transfer of sovereignty. He is Chairman of the China Association, Vice-Chairman of the Great Britain China Centre and a Board member of the China Britain Business council.

Lectures to The Society

Title Type Date
China Today: The Waking Dragon Lecture Mar 2007

Articles in the Journal

China Today, the Waking Dragon
  Mr Hugh Davies
  Asian Affairs, Volume 39 Number 1 March 2008

Images of Asia

Forthcoming Events

Wed 30 Apr The Last British Evacuation of Kabul (Winter 1928-1929) at The Royal Astronomical Society
Wed 14 May Japan's Opportunities and Challenges in N E Asia at The Royal Astronomical Society
Wed 21 May The RSAA's India Collection at The RSAA Library


Welcome to Iraq Exhibition at South London Gallery, Peckham. Ends 1 June 2014 more…

Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle A rich collection of items from across Asia, the Middle East and other areas more…

Contemporary South Asian Youth Cultures and Fashion Symposium 25 and 26 September 2014 more…

The Art and Archaeology of the Indian Sub-Continent A series of 27 lectures over three terms at the Bhavan Centre more…

Anglo Sikh Heritage Trail Preserving the Past, Inspiring the Future more…

Recent Recordings

Soqotra: Life in the Arabian Periphery Thanos has an excellent collection of photographs of Socotra having participated in two expeditions there

Churchill's First War: Young Winston & the Taliban A riveting and revelatory account of Winston Churchill's first campaign, in Afghanistan in the 1890's, offering shocking parallels into today's Afghan war

A Journey to the Source of the Oxus


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