Mr Michael Rank

Bio Michael Rank is a graduate in Chinese from Downing College, Cambridge University. He also studied at Beijing University and Fudan University, Shanghai in the mid-1970s. He was a journalist in China in the early 1980s and visited Tibet in 1983. He is now a Chinese-English translator and freelance journalist. His interest in ornithology also drew him to Ludlow and to do research on his life.

Lectures to The Society

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Articles in the Journal

Book Reviews: East Asia
  J M Lee, Mr Kenneth C Walker, Dr Kerry Brown, Wei Zhang, Mr Michael Sheringham, Mr Michael Dillon, Mr Michael Kyle, Mr Michael Rank, Mr Ian Nish, Dr Jim Hoare
  Asian Affairs, Volume 41 Number 2 July 2010
Book Reviews: Central Asia
  Mr Michael Rank, Mr John Massey Stewart
  Asian Affairs, Volume 40 Number 1 March 2009
Frank Ludlow and the English School in Tibet, 1923-1926
  Mr Michael Rank
  Asian Affairs, Volume 34 Number 1 March 2003

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…

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…

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