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The Construction of Self in Shanghai Death Ritual: Socialist Funerals and their Religious Variations in Urban China
Speaker  :  Dr. Lucia LIU Huwy-min
PhD, Boston University
Date  :  4 Dec 2014 (Thursday)
Time  :  10: 30 am
Venue  :  Room 3301, Academic Building (Lifts no. 17-18)
Language  :  English
Sponsor  :  Division of Humanities
HKUST Public Humanities Lectures
61st Lecture – The Mirror and the Lamp: Reading Contemporary Chinese Novels [第六十一講] 鏡與燈:閱讀當代中國小說
[第六十一講] 鏡與燈:閱讀當代中國小說

Speaker  :  Professor LIU Jianmei (劉劍梅教授)
Date  :  30 Nov 2014 (Sunday)
Time  :  3 - 5 pm
Venue  :  Lecture Hall, G/F, Hong Kong Museum of History
Language  :  Putonghua
Sponsor  :  Hong Kong Museum of History
Remarks  :  Free Admission; first come, first served
Seminar
Lecture by Yan Lianke: China and Literature in Spiritual Realism
閻連科講座:神實主義的中國與文學
Date  :  26 Nov 2014 (Wednesday)
Time  :  1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue  :  Lo Ka Chung Building, Lee Shau Kee Campus, HKUST
香港科技大學 李兆基校園 盧家驄薈萃樓
Language  :  Putonghua
Sponsor  :  School of Humanities and Social Science
HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study
Co-sponsored by Division of Humanities
Remarks  :  Enquiries: ias@ust.hk / 2358 5912
Seminar
Exploring Synchronic Variation of Chinese Tones: A Sociophonetic Perspective
探索漢語聲調的共時變异——社會語音學的視角
Speaker  :  Prof. Lei LIANG (梁 磊教授)
University of Glasgow and Nankai University
英國格拉斯哥大學, 南開大學
Date  :  24 Nov 2014 (Monday)
Time  :  5:00 pm
Venue  :  Room 3301, Academic Building 3/F (Lift no. 2)
Language  :  Putonghua
Sponsor  :  Center for Chinese Linguistics, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Intangible Cultural Heritage of Hong Kong
Pokfulam Fire Dragon: Crafting, History and Society
香港島南區薄扶林村每年在中秋節(農曆八月十五日)晚上舉行舞火龍活動,巡遊村中里巷,祈求合境平安。此項傳統已有百多年的歷史,為《香港非物質文化遺產清單》中之一員。華南研究中心很榮幸地邀請到冼昭行先生(明愛薄扶林社區發展計劃)、高永康先生(薄扶林村文化環境保育小組)及吳江乾師傅(薄扶林村火龍扎作師傅)向學界講解有關薄扶林村的社區歷史及舞火龍傳統。
Date  :  24 Nov 2014 (Monday)
Language  :  Cantonese
Sponsor  :  Presented by South China Research Center
Remarks  :  Inquiry: 2358-8026 / schina@ust.hk
HKUST Public Humanities Lectures
60th Lecture -- Fantasies of the Self: Multiples, Illusions, and Poems in the Photographic Culture of Modern China
[第六十講]任郎相對喚真真:民國老照片中的真幻、二我、化身

Speaker  :  Professor WU Shengqing (吳盛青教授)
Date  :  22 Nov 2014 (Saturday)
Time  :  3 - 5 pm
Venue  :  Lecture Hall, G/F, Hong Kong Museum of History
Language  :  Putonghua
Sponsor  :  Hong Kong Museum of History
Remarks  :  Free Admission; first come, first served
Seminar
A Demonstration of Traditional Chinese Instruments
Speaker  :  Ms. YU Ngai Ying, Esther
Programme Director of Qin Music, Erhu Specialist and Musicologist
Date  :  20 Nov 2014 (Thursday)
Time  :  10:30 am
Venue  :  Lee Wing Tat Lecture Theatre (LTD)
Language  :  English
Sponsor  :  Division of Humanities