|Researcher Tim Doling. — Photo traveltimes.vn|Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — British historian Tim Doling will deliver a talk on Nguyễn Dynasty and its architectural heritage in HCM City on May 17.
The talk will mark the release of Doling’s book, Exploring Huế.
Doling will explain why Huế City was chosen as the imperial citadel four times among nine succeeding imperial moves throughout the Nguyễn dynasty (1802-1945).
He will also talk about the Chinese community in Huế and the Buddhist institutions here as well as the various kinds of architecture in the city and its vicinity.
Doling has been mostly living and working in Việt Nam since the 1990s.
He has researched extensively on culture and arts in Asia, Europe and Africa. He is the author of The Railways and Tramways of Việt Nam (2012) and Exploring Hồ Chí Minh City (2014).
The talk will begin at 6pm at Salon Saigon, 6D, Ngô Thời Nhiệm Street, District 3, HCM City. It will be conducted in English with Vietnamese translation. Tickets are ranged from VNĐ100,000 to 200,000. — VNS