Qing history Reading Club: Life of the ladies in the Forbidden City

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Qing history Reading Club: Life of the ladies in the Forbidden City

Learn about the differences between the depiction of the life of the imperial consorts in the Qing dynasty TV dramas and the real history.

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Woodlands Regional Library - Programme Zone 900 South Woodlands Drive #01-03 Singapore, 730900 Singapore

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This programme/event is open to members of the National Library Board, Singapore. Please ensure you have your myLibrary username on hand before proceeding with the registration. If you do not have a myLibrary username, you can create one here: https://account.nlb.gov.sg/.

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About the Programme

Do you think there are tough competitions within the imperial harem during Qing dynasty? How easy or difficult do you think it is for the Empress to be topple by a lower rank concubine? How much time do you think the emperor spends daily with his concubines? Join us where we will share with you the differences between the depictions in the various Qing dynasty dramas and the actual history!

This session is conducted in English. 

Speaker: Wilson Sim (Founder of the Qing History Society)

About LearnX Communities

Qing History Reading Club is one of NLB’s many LearnX Communities that connect like-minded people to create a modern kampong of communal learning. These communities cover a wide range of topics and can be found in libraries all over the island.