Posted on February 22, 2016 by Chester Ronning Centre

We are saddened by the news that Brian L. Evans, CM, departed this life on Monday, February 15th. He studied Chinese history at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African studies and later served with the Canadian Embassy in Beijing. He was Professor of Chinese History at the University of Alberta (1961-1996). Brian …

We are saddened by the news that Brian L. Evans, CM, departed this life on Monday, February 15th. He studied Chinese history at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African studies and later served with the Canadian Embassy in Beijing. He was Professor of Chinese History at the University of Alberta (1961-1996). Brian was a longtime friend of Chester Ronning and of the Ronning Centre.¬† We were pleased to host his series of lectures on Chester Ronning and to join the University of Alberta Press in publishing his, The Remarkable Chester Ronning, Proud Son of China in 2013.


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