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Public Programme


HKUST Public Humanities Lectures

Venue: 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)

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 / 7

The Establishment of the Rites vs. Following Nature: on the Difference between Xunzi and Zhuangzi in Motivation of Action

Dr Angel O K TING                                  

18 / 8 (Sun)

Gone with the Wind? The Cantonese Aroma in the 1950s Popular Magazine The Novel World Weekly (Cancelled)

Dr Cleo S M LAI

25 / 8

Language and Nation Building: Language Planning and Policy in Modern China
(in English)

Dr Cathy Ping PAN

29 / 9

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

Professor Jianxiong MA