Beyond the Concessions (NEW)

Event Details

The area west of the former concessions, once known as the badlands, was home to a broad
cross section of Shanghai society. In the 1920s, many wealthy merchants frequented the area, however, the Japanese invasion in the 1940s changed it to an area known for its casinos, bars, dance halls, and brothels. Almost none of this history is evident today, having been replaced by the beauty and coziness of this tranquil part of the city. Please join Carolin Billetter, from Shanghai Art Walks & Talks, for a stroll through the western border of the former concessions to see the vestiges of history and enjoy the thrill of this constantly changing area.



Friday, March 15


9:45am Registration, 10am to 12pm


Main entrance Zhongshan Park
780 Changning Rd, near Dingxi Rd
(metro line 2 to Zhongshan Park station, exit 4, go left along Changning Rd towards the main entrance of
Zhongshan Park)
长宁路780号, 近定西路


RMB 200


Please email by March 11. Under Subject, type “Beyond the Concessions” and include your membership number, mobile phone number, and WeChat ID. SEA cancellation policy applies after March 11. The event costs need to be paid in cash only. SEA coordinator is Anja Beer, mobile: 156-1878-9102.