Professor Ian Gow (University of Edinburgh) – The Scottish Sinologist Alexander Wylie 1815-1887: Missionary, Man of Letters, Mathemetician

Royal Asiatic Society Lecture Theatre 14 Stephenson Way, London, United Kingdom

The Scottish Sinologist Alexander Wylie 1815-1887, : Missionary, Man of Letters, Mathematician Alexander Wylie was one of the leading members of a unique concentration of Missionary Scholars and who lived and worked in Shanghai in the second half of the 19th Century. He was one of the founders of the North China Branch of the…