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 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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