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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

14 / 10
(Sun)

"China Hands" and America's Failure in China, 1942-1954 (in Putonghua)

Professor David C Chang

18 / 11
(Sun)

The Kaleidoscope of 19th-Century Russian Literature and History (in English)

Professor Robert Wessling

2 / 12
(Sun)

Emptiness, Nothingness and Extinction: Buddhism in Hegel and Schopenhauer (in English)

Professor Eric S Nelson

30 / 12
(Sun)

Rethinking the Canonization: Traditional Chinese Poems Based on Hearsay and Proper Research (in Putonghua)

Dr Hugo Wai-ho Wong