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A hired guard helps William Sachtleben carry his bicycle and gear across a stream in Turkey, May 26, 1891, Collection of the UCLA Library Special Collections

Slideshow: Bicycling, Photography, and How to Travel the World in 1891

Traveling this summer? Consider drawing inspiration from the story of William Sachtleben and Thomas Allen, Jr., whose epic post-college journey helped introduce cycling and photography to mainstream America. more

Chinese Mega City Chongqing's 'Battle Between Concrete and Nature'

Photographer Tim Franco shares images from Chinese mega city Chongqing and describes the "battle between concrete and nature" he observed. more

ChinaFile Presents: Megacity Chongqing Now (Complete)

Tim Franco, a French-Polish photographer based in Shanghai, shares photographs from his latest book, Metamorpolis: The Rise of a Chinese Mega City, and discusses the stories behind the images in his first public event in North America. more
(from original negative envelope) "Another view of the old Turkish Mosque, the crowd opening ranks for me." (detail) February 24, 1891. Collection of the UCLA Library Special Collections.

Outside In: Travelers in East Asia, A Conversation with Dr. Chiu-Mi Lai

Dr. Chiu-Mi Lai will discuss the cultural outsider in 19th and 20th century Asia. more
(from original negative envelope) "Crossing the bridge from Pera to Stamboul," (detail), March 21, 1891, Collection of the UCLA Library Special Collections

Guest Curator Talk with David V. Herlihy

Guest curator David V. Herlihy discusses the fascinating story behind 'Round Trip: Bicycling Asia Minor, 1891.' more
Round Trip: Bicycling Asia Minor, 1891 (Jeff Fantich)

Art Tour

Experience art on a personal level, learn about art historical periods and styles, and hear stories associated with the artwork. more
The Other Side: Chinese and Mexican Immigration to America (Anthony Rathbun)

Art Tour

Experience art on a personal level, learn about art historical periods and styles, and hear stories associated with the artwork. more
As Jiangbei rises into a forest of high-rises, shopping malls, and elevated roads, lifelong resident Ren Yindi, 66, continues to farm. (Tim Franco)

ChinaFile Presents: Megacity Chongqing Now

Join us for a presentation of photos and discussion of China's megacity Chongqing by ChinaFile contributor Tim Franco. more
Rohingya women who left their village to flee Burma to Bangladesh in early 2009. (Greg Constantine)

Interview: Photographer Documents 'The Horror' Facing Myanmar's Rohingya

2009 Osborn Elliott Prize winner Greg Constantine discusses his work depicting the struggles of stateless minority groups around the world through photography. more

Round Trip: Bicycling Asia Minor, 1891

Through photographs, 'Round Trip' conveys the experiences of two young Americans as they pedaled across three continents, encountering new peoples and cultures. more