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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

7 / 1

Global Balance Tilted West: Major Factors for China's 'Decline' vs Rise of the West in Modern Times


Professor Danny Shiu Lam Paau

14 / 1

Death Rituals in Contemporary Shanghai (in Putonghua)


Professor Huwy-min Lucia Liu

4 / 2

Into Human Language: The Mysteries and Miracles (in English)

Dr Cathy Ping Pan

18 / 3

Conceptions of Destiny in the Pre-Qin Period

Dr Sai Lok Nam

25 / 3

Zhang Junmai and the Question of Chinese Modernity (in English)

Professor Eric S Nelson