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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

23 / 3(Sun)

Science and Myth: The Theory of Taoist Inner Alchemy

Professor Yip Kam Ming

26 / 4(Sat)

Hong Kong's Popular Religion

Professor Liu Tik Sang

10 / 5(Sat)

What Do Babies (or Their Brains) Know about Language?

Dr Walter Ng

18 / 5(Sun)

A Wartime Romance: Princess Iron Fan and the Chinese Connections in Early Japanese Anime (in Putonghua)

Professor Daisy Du

31 / 5(Sat)

Education Reform and Changing Roles of Schools in Hong Kong

Dr Yvonne Leung

8 / 6(Sun)

Buddhist Landscapes and the Literati: Paintings of Buddhist Sacred Sites during the Late Yuan and Early Ming (in Putonghua)

Professor Flora Fu

15 / 6(Sun)

In an Attempt to Elucidate the Confucian Views on the Foundations of the Sociopolitical Order

Professor Charles Chan