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Public Programme


HKUST Public Humanities Lectures

Venue: Lecture Hall, G/F, Hong Kong Museum of History
Time: 3 – 5 pm
Enrolment: 139 seats; first come, first served
(Audience will be admitted 15 minutes before each lecture starts)
Fee: Free admission

All lectures will be conducted in Cantonese, unless otherwise specified. The Museum makes no representations on the content of the lectures.


Co-organized by
Hong Kong Museum of History
Division of Humanities, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

This is a series of public lectures by the faculty from HKUST to share with the increasingly better educated public in Hong Kong the advanced knowledge in the domain of multidisciplinary humanities, which is for the public, of the public, and by the public.

Date Topic Speaker

5 / 7(Sat)

Parisian Modernization through Architecture in the 18th and 19th Centuries

Professor Anna Kwong

3 / 8(Sun)

Continuing the Flying Tiger Compassion: Tracing the Route of An American Pilot's Rescue by the East River Column in Hong Kong during WWII

Professor Cheung Siu Woo

Ms Wan So Ming

10 / 8(Sun)

The Six Principles Theory of Chinese Script (in Putonghua)

Professor Sun Jingtao

7 / 9(Sun)

Understanding the Uniqueness of the Chinese Language from the (Unlikely) Perspectives of Geographical Setting and Climate Change (in Putonghua)

Professor Zhang Min

14 / 9(Sun)

A Communicative Edge: The Benefits of Theatrical and Vocal Arts Education towards Interdisciplinary Activities and Daily Life (in English) (CANCELLED)

Mr Isaac Droscha

21 / 9(Sun)

The Destruction of the Chinese 180th Division: The Largest Chinese Defeat in the Korean War (in Putonghua)

Professor David Cheng Chang