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Recap- The Forbidden City at 600: Women in the Imperial Palace, 3.17.21

Mar 25, 2021

The Forbidden City at 600 is an online series celebrating the architecture, history, design, and secrets of Beijing’s iconic Forbidden City complex, now known as The Palace Museum. In the series’ third episode, we explored the lives of the women who lived behind the vermilion walls of the Forbidden City. Jan Stuart, top China curator […]

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Recap: The Forbidden City at 600: The Secret Life of the Qianlong Emperor, 12.2.20

Dec 3, 2020

  The Forbidden City at 600 is an online series celebrating the architecture, history, design, and secrets of Beijing’s iconic Forbidden City complex, now known as The Palace Museum.   In the second episode, we explored the 64 years of Qianlong’s rule during the 1700s during which China’s population more than doubled, its territory increased […]

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Recap: The Forbidden City at 600: Architecture of the Celestial Empire, 10.28.20

Oct 29, 2020

  The Forbidden City at 600 is an online series celebrating the architecture, history, design, and secrets of Beijing’s iconic Forbidden City complex, now known as The Palace Museum.   In the first episode, Liu Chang (LC), China’s preeminent authority on imperial architecture, joined American China scholar Nancy Steinhardt (NS) to discuss the beauty and […]

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