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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

15 / 11(Sat)

The Historical Reception of Confucius in German Philosophy (in English)

Professor Eric Nelson

22 / 11(Sat)

Fantasies of the Self: Multiples, Illusions, and Poems in the Photographic Culture of Modern China (in Putonghua)

Professor Wu Shengqing

30 / 11(Sun)

The Mirror and the Lamp: Reading Contemporary Chinese Novels (in Putonghua)

Professor Liu Jianmei

7 / 12(Sun)

Sonic Dialogues through Time: How Debussy and Ravel Reimagined Nineteenth Century Romanticism (in English)

Professor Matthew Tommasini

21 / 12(Sun)

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

Mr Isaac Droscha