© 2017 by Materiality of Knowledge. Background photo from the Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection. 

The conference will be taking place at Yuelu Academy, Hunan University in Changsha, Hunan, PRC. Information on transport to Yuelu Academy will be added soon. 

As one of the four most prestigious academies in China, with a history of 1000 years, Yuelu Academy is a famous institution of higher learning as well as a centre of academic activities and upholding cultures since it was formally set up in the ninth year of the Kai Bao Reign of the Northern Song Dynasty (976). Yuelu Academy, surviving the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties, was converted into Hunan Institute of Higher Learning in 1903, and Hunan Normal College, Hunan Public Polytechnic School in succession, and was finally named Hunan University in 1926. 

Yuelu Academy, Hunan University