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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

12 / 4 (Sun)

One "Chinese", Different Identities (in Putonghua)

Professor Shaw May Yi
(Division of Humanities, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

25 / 5(Mon)

History and Culture of Ethnic Groups in the Tai Cultural Area Straddling Yunnan and Southeast Asia (in Putonghua)

Professor Christian Daniels
(Division of Humanities, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

6 / 6(Sat)

Linguistic Politeness, Facework, and Verbal Behaviours in Intercultural Encounters (in English)

Dr Cathy Ping Pan
(Division of Humanities, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

7 / 6(Sun)

Language and its Investigations

Dr Walter Ng
(Division of Humanities, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)