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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 representation concerning the contents of the lectures.

 

Co-organised 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

8 / 5(Sun)

Prisoners at Death's Door: Chinese POWs as U.S. Secret Agents in the Korean War (in Putonghua)

Professor David C Chang
(Division of Humanities, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

22 / 5(Sun)

The Fat Lady Sings: The Death and Rebirth of Western Opera (in English)

Dr Isaac D Droscha
(Division of Humanities, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

12 / 6(Sun)

An Introduction to Neo-Confucianism

Professor Simon M H Wong
(Division of Humanities, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

19 / 6(Sun)

The Philosophy of Life of Zhuangzi

Dr Nam Sai Lok
(Division of Humanities, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)