Category Archives: Event

Anna’s TED Talk on You Tube: a banker, a worker and an immigrant walk into a bar

Now posted at You Tube: Genetic science has definitively proved that all humans originate from the same group of East African ancestors. So why do people insist on trying to create divisions between races or nationalities? Anna Chen suggests this … Continue reading

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Anna Chen’s TEDxEastEnd Talk: a banker, a worker and an immigrant walk into a bar …

I had a great time last Saturday as one of the speakers at the TED x East End event. I talked about migration and diversity, mirrors and diversion, looking at how politics and economics distort the history of human migration … Continue reading

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More or Less Asian? Stereotypes in Literature: talk at Asia House 12th Nov 2014

The cuddly liberal Guardian thought this illustration was OK. The original photo of the squirrel before the Guardian’s Goebbels squad got on the job. I’m on a panel next Wednesday at Asia House for a debate — More or Less … Continue reading

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Anna Chen’s Chinese Diaspora talk and poetry reading at Liverpool’s International Festival of Business China Day

A reminder about Liverpool tomorrow. I’m looking forward to giving my China Diaspora in Britain talk plus poetry from Reaching for my Gnu at the Il Forno Restaurant in Duke Street, Liverpool, tomorrow at 4pm. My dad lived there from … Continue reading

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Anna Chen’s Chinese Diaspora in Britain talk and poetry comes to Liverpool 18th June

Anna Chen gives her Chinese Diaspora in Britain talk and reads poetry at the International Festival of Business China Day launching ‘Opera for Chinatown’ in Liverpool Really looking forward to doing this live event in Liverpool. “Writer, poet and broadcaster … Continue reading

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Anna’s poetry gig at YW8 launch, The Proud Archivist, Saturday 26 April

I am performing at the YW8 launch at The Proud Archivist in east London tomorrow. I’ll be doing some of the funnier poetry rather than the political stuff. It’s a new arts centre on the Regents Canal just off Kingland … Continue reading

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