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 24 Sep Why Kashmir is Still Important at The Royal Astronomical Society
Wed 1 Oct Experiences of Asia at The Royal Astronomical Society
Tue 7 Oct K2: The Italian Mountain? at The RSAA Library
Wed 15 Oct The Great Game: Central Asia Overland at St Peter's Church Parish Hall


Expedition Silk Road Treasures from the Hermitage Exhibition at the Hermitage, Amsterdam, ends 5 September 2014 more…

Dunhuang Culture and Art Hong Kong Heritage Museum from 28 November 2014 - 16 March 2015 more…

17th Congress of the International Association of Buddhist Studies (IABS) University of Vienna, Austria. 18 - 23 August 2014 more…

PIAC 57th Annual Meeting 9 - 14 September 2014 more…

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