Adam Williams to talk at Oxford and Cambridge Club Beijing

15 September – Sunday – 13:00

OCCB Speaker Series: Adam Williams on China

  • What: OCCB Speaker Series
  • Speaker: Adam Williams

Adam Williams is a businessman and historical novelist. The 4th generation of his family to live and work in China, his trilogy of historical novels The Palace of Heavenly Pleasure, The Emperor’s Bones and The Dragon’s Tail are loosely based on his great grandparents’ and grandparents’ experiences in China in the early years of the Twentieth Century and his own 30 years here. The Emperor’s Bones has this year been published in Chinese and immediately became No 1 on Dandang Wang’s Bestseller List

Adam is published in fifteen languages, most recently in Chinese. Adam will also be bringing copies of some of his books (in English and Chinese) to the talk.

  • Topic: China Revolutions and Family History
  • The Talk: Adam will speak on the topic of “Chinese Revolutions and China History”, which will cover four generations of history in China and the political events going on around them. This talk will be a fully illustrated presentation with period photos.
  • When: Sunday, 15 September 13:00
  • Face Bar BeijingWhere: Face Bar, Beijing – http://www.facebars.com/~facebars/en/beijing/contact/
    26 Dongcaoyuan, Gongti Nanlu, Chaoyang District 朝阳区工体南路东草园26
  • How to get there: subway to Dongdaqiao then walk
  • Note: this is not Babyface bar.
  • Registration: Please register by 13 September at our payment partner Yoopay here. Registration is free.
  • Refreshments: Special Happy Hour Menus: Our hosts have kindly agreed to waive the venue charge for this event, so you are encouraged to show a token of your appreciation by buying a drink.

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