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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

31 / 3

Chronological Strata in the Yue Varieties (in Putonghua)      

Professor Min Zhang                                     

14 / 4

Speech Arts and Language

Professor Benjamin K Y Tsou

21 / 4

Why Do We Read Chinese Classical Poetry Today (in Putonghua)

Dr Siya Li

2 / 6

Socialist Modernity in the Wasteland: Changing Representations of the Female Tractor Driver in China, 1949-1964 (in Putonghua)

Professor Daisy Yan Du

9 / 6

Reflection on Utilitarianism

Dr Sai Lok Nam

16 / 6

Heritage as the Carrier of Community Continuity: Case Studies on the Heritage Preservation Items of Yimtinzai, Saikung and Tai Hang, Causeway Bay

Professor Siu Woo Cheung