Academic journal article World History Bulletin

20th Annual World History Association Conference: Capital Normal University, Beijing, China July 7-10, 2011

Academic journal article World History Bulletin

20th Annual World History Association Conference: Capital Normal University, Beijing, China July 7-10, 2011

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ACCOMMODATIONS INFORMATION

The WHA is pleased to recommend two official conference housing options. Please note:

* All conferees are required to make their own accommodations reservations.

* Please make your reservations early as discounted rooms are limited. Rooms are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

OPTION 1

Shangri-La Hotel

29 Zizhuyuan Road

Beijing 100089 China

Phone: (86 10) 6841 2211

Special rates for WHA Conferees will be offered from July 2-15,2011.

Reserve your room online:

www.sbangri-la.com/en/property/beijing/sbangrila

WHA Rate Code: ADO110707

Rate: 900 yuan (approx. S135 USD) per night for singles * 1000 yuan (approx. $149 USD) per night for doubles * These rates include taxes as well as service fees.

* Easy access to Capital Normal University

* Free sumptuous breakfast buffet

* Free high-speed wireless internet access

* Fitness center

* Service fees included

* Non-smoking rooms available

* Many other onsite amenities

* Early reservations are highly recommended

OPTION 2

Capital Normal University International Culture Building (attached to the International Plaza)

Dormitory-style rooms

Reserve your room by emailing thewha@hawaii.edu with the subject line as follows: CNU Hotel Reservation request for LAST NAME, First Name. A reservation form will be emailed to you. Please follow the instructions on the form to complete your reservation.

Rate: 300 yuan (approx. $45 USD) per room ** Rooms have 2 twin beds and private bathroom

* Located adjacent to the conference venue

* Budget-minded accommodations

* Rates offered for conference dates only

* Number of rooms for WHA conferees is extremely limited. Early reservations are highly recommended.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Pertinent information regarding the following can be found on the WHA website: www.thewha.org.

* General Information Guide

* Visas

* Insurance

* Medical Emergencies

* Trip Cancellation Policy

* Detailed Accommodations Information

* Weather Conditions

* FAQs

** Rates are subject Lo change according Lo monetary exchange rales. Please check the WHA website periodically for additional information and updates on Visa Information, Accommodations, and Pre-Conference and Post-Conference Tours.

20th Annual World History Association Conference Capital Normal University, Beijing, China July 7-10, 2011

POST-CONFERENCE TOURS

Remnants of the Silk Road

July 11 -18, 2011

Beijing / Luoyang / Xian / Dunhuang / Beijing

Luoyang: While Horse Temple, Museum of Luoyang Eastern Zhou Royal Horse and Chariot Pits, Luoyang Ancient Han Tombs Museum, Longmen Grottoes Xian: City Wall, Bell and Drum Towers, Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian Museum, Dumpling Banquet, Tang Dynasty Performance, Famen Temple, Qianling Mausoleum, Tomb of Princess Yongtai, Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Shaanxi Provincial Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Night Market, Great Mosque, Hangyangling Museum Dunhuang: Singing Sand Dunes, Crescent Lake, Yulin Grottoes, Suoyangcheng Ruins, Mogao Croltoes

The Grand Explorer

July 11 -22, 2011

Beijing / Luoyang / Xian / Hangzhou / Wuzhen / Suzhou / Shanghai

Luoyang: White Horse Temple, traditional Luoyang water banquet, Longmen Grottoes, Luoyang Museum, Zhou dynasty chariot and horse excavation pits Xian: City Wall, Forest of Steles, Tang Dynasty performance, Shaanxi History Museum, Big Goose Pagoda, Muslim Quarter, Mosque, traditional shadow puppel performance, night market, Terracolla Warriors, Loess Cave Dwellings, Hangyang Tomb Hangzhou: Regional cuisine dinner, Lingyin Temple, Fei Lai Feng Hill, Dragon Well tea fields, Traditional Chinese Medicine Museum, Tongli watertown, Wuzhen canals Suzhou: Lingering Garden, Ouyuan Garden, Suzhou canals, Suzhou Museum, Cboyer Silk Mill, Master of the Nets Garden Shanghai: Yu Garden, French Concession, Acrobatic Performance, Shanghai Jewish History walking tour, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center, the Bund

To register for these tours, visit the WHA website: www. …

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