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HKUST Public Humanities Lectures
HKUST Public Humanities Lectures (Oct - Dec 2014)
Co-organized by:
Division of Humanities, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong Museum of History
Date  :  15 Nov 2014 (Saturday) - 21 Dec 2014 (Sunday)
Time  :  15:00 - 17:00
Venue  :  Lecture Hall, G/F, Hong Kong Museum of History
Sponsor  :  Hong Kong Museum of History
Remarks  :  Free Admission; first come, first served
Research Seminar
Towards Sustainability: The Need for Conserving Culture in Nature Conservation in Asia – The Experiences of Indigenous Rana Tharus Community in Far-western Nepal
Speaker  :  Professor Christie LAM Lai Ming
Assistant Professor
Osaka University
Date  :  5 Nov 2014 (Wednesday)
Time  :  11:00 am
Venue  :  Room 3301, Academic Building (Lifts no. 17-18)
Seminar
The UGC AoE Scheme: The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society History and Anthropology Lecture Series (16)
Reflections on Fieldwork and Risk in China
Speaker  :  Professor Nicholas Tapp
Director, Research Institute of Anthropology, East China Normal University
Professor Emeritus, The Australian National University
Date  :  1 Nov 2014 (Saturday)
Time  :  9:00-10:45
Venue  :  2/F, Conference Room, Nansha Information Technology Park Nansha District,
Nansha, Guangzhou
Language  :  English
Sponsor  :  Co-organizers South China Research Center, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Centre for Historical Anthropology, Sun Yat-sen University
Department of Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
CUHK-SYSU Centre for Historical Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Pan PRD Research Station, South China Research Center, Guangzhou HKUST Fok Ying Tung Research Institute
Remarks  :  Enquiries: Tel: 2358 8939
E-mail: schina@ust.hk
Website: schina.ust.hk
Seminar
On the Relation Between Classical Chinese Philology and the Linguistic System of Chinese
訓詁與漢語體系之關係

Speaker  :  Professor Meng ZHANG (張 猛教授)
Department of TCSL, Beijing Language & Culture University
北京語言大學對外漢語系
Date  :  31 Oct 2014 (Friday)
Time  :  4:30 pm
Venue  :  Room 1504, Academic Concourse, HKUST (Lifts no. 25-26)
Language  :  Putonghua
Sponsor  :  Division of Humanities
Remarks  :  Organizer: Center for Chinese Linguistics
Seminar
The UGC AoE Scheme: The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society History and Anthropology Lecture Series (16)
Zomia, Scott and Tribal Peoples: A Critical Consideration of the “History as Choice” Argument
Speaker  :  Professor Nicholas Tapp
Director, Research Institute of Anthropology, East China Normal University
Professor Emeritus, The Australian National University
Date  :  29 Oct 2014 (Wednesday)
Time  :  14:30-16:15
Venue  :  NAH 115, Humanities Building, New Asia College,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Language  :  English
Sponsor  :  Co-organizers South China Research Center, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Centre for Historical Anthropology, Sun Yat-sen University
Department of Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
CUHK-SYSU Centre for Historical Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Pan PRD Research Station, South China Research Center, Guangzhou HKUST Fok Ying Tung Research Institute
Remarks  :  Enquiries: Tel: 2358 8939
E-mail: schina@ust.hk
Website: schina.ust.hk
Seminar
The UGC AoE Scheme: The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society History and Anthropology Lecture Series (16)
Religious Issues in China’s Rural Development: The Importance of Ethnic Minorities
Speaker  :  Professor Nicholas Tapp
Director, Research Institute of Anthropology, East China Normal University
Professor Emeritus, The Australian National University
Date  :  28 Oct 2014 (Tuesday)
Time  :  14:30 - 16:15
Venue  :  Rm. 3401, Academic Building, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Language  :  English
Sponsor  :  Co-organizers South China Research Center, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Centre for Historical Anthropology, Sun Yat-sen University
Department of Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
CUHK-SYSU Centre for Historical Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Pan PRD Research Station, South China Research Center, Guangzhou HKUST Fok Ying Tung Research Institute
Remarks  :  Enquiries: Tel: 2358 8939
E-mail: schina@ust.hk
Website: schina.ust.hk
Seminar
Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Mr Gao Xingjian’s Dialogue with Prof Liu Zaifu: “What Kind of Literature Do We Want?”
要怎樣的文學 ── 2000年諾貝爾文學獎得主高行健先生與劉再復教授對話
Date  :  27 Oct 2014 (Monday)
Time  :  4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Venue  :  Lam Woo Lecture Theater (LT-B), HKUST
香港科技大學 林護演講廳 (LT-B)
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