Exhibition from Shanghai Municipal Archives 28/29 June

An exhibition on the city of Shanghai is taking place in the first floor project room at 50 George Square in the University of Edinburgh’s Central campus. Opening on Tuesday 28 June from 4pm this exhibition from Shanghai Municipal Library presents the story of the historical development of Shanghai and considers its future through to 2020.

Shanghai Municipal Archives, established in 1959, is one of the national archives which has the largest collections in China, having over 3.6 million pieces in total at present. Over the years, the Archive has actively carried out cultural exchanges and cooperation overseas holding thematic
archive exhibitions in more than 20 countries across all five continents.

This exhibition will be the first  in the UK. With the collection of photos, this exhibition shows the historical developments and changes of Shanghai, as well as the good relations between Shanghai and the United Kingdom over the past 170 years.

The exhibition will be formally opened at 4pm on Tuesday 28th June and be open to the general public on Wednesday 29th June from 10am till 5pm.  Admittance is free and all are welcome.

VENUE:  Project Room, 50 George Square, Edinburgh
DATE & TIME: Tuesday 28 June – Opening Reception from 4pm; Wednesday 29 June 10am-5pm