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Public Programme


HKUST Public Humanities Lectures

Organiser:  Division of Humanities, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Lecture Hall, G/F, Hong Kong Museum of History
Time: 3 – 5 pm
Seats: 139; free admission; first come, first served. (Audience will be admitted 15 minutes before each lecture starts)

The Museum makes no representation concerning the contents of the lectures. All lectures, unless otherwise specified, will be co-organised by respective organisation(s) in association with the Hong Kong Museum of History and conducted in Cantonese.

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

29 / 9

Social Life of the Chinese Hui Muslim in Hong Kong in the Colonial Era (in Putonghua)

Professor Jianxiong MA                                 

13 / 10

Ritualistic Cantonese Opera in Hong Kong

Professor Sau-yan CHAN                   

27 / 10

Discussing the Avant-garde of Contemporary Foreign Fiction (in Putonghua) Cancelled

Professor Jianmei LIU

24 / 11

Heritage as the Carrier of Community Continuity: Case Studies on the Heritage Preservation Items of Yim Tin Tsai, Sai Kung and Tai Hang, Causeway Bay Cancelled

Professor Siu-woo CHEUNG