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HKUST Public Humanities Lectures (October - December 2017)
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  :  22 Oct 2017 (Sunday) - 10 Dec 2017 (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
Seminar
From the Home to the Asylum: Families, the Police, and Insane in Beijing
Speaker  :  Professor Emily BAUM
University of California, Irvine
Date  :  18 Sep 2017 (Monday)
Time  :  12:00 noon - 1:30 pm
Venue  :  Room 3301 Academic Building (Lifts 17-18)
Language  :  English
HKUST Public Humanities Lectures
110th Lecture -- The Buddha King and the Emperor: Social Change on the Borderland between China and Burma in the 19th Century
[第一百一十講] “佛王”與皇帝:十九世紀中緬邊疆山區社會的變化
Speaker  :  Prof. Jianxiong MA ( 馬健雄教授 )
Date  :  17 Sep 2017 (Sunday)
Time  :  3 - 5 pm
Venue  :  Lecture Hall, G/F, Hong Kong Museum of History
Language  :  Putonghua (以普通話主講)
Sponsor  :  Hong Kong Museum of History
Remarks  :  Free Admission; first come, first served
HKUST Public Humanities Lectures
109th Lecture -- Management of Mountain Forests in Guizhou by Ethnic People: Forestry Practices of the Miao in the Qingshui River Region during the 18th and 19th Centuries
[第一百零九講] 貴州少數民族的山林經營 — 18-19世紀清水江苗族的山林文化
Speaker  :  Prof. Christian A DANIELS (唐 立教授)
Date  :  10 Sep 2017 (Sunday)
Time  :  3 - 5 pm
Venue  :  Lecture Hall, G/F, Hong Kong Museum of History
Language  :  Putonghua (以普通話主講)
Sponsor  :  Hong Kong Museum of History
Remarks  :  Free Admission; first come, first served
PhD Thesis Presentation
The Historical Evolution of Chinese Tones and Their Splitting and Merger in Contemporary Dialects: The Interaction between Phonation, Duration and Pitch
Speaker  :  Mr. Dechao LI
Date  :  9 Sep 2017 (Saturday)
Time  :  10:30 am
Venue  :  Room 3301, Academic Building (Lift 2)
Language  :  English
Seminar
Several types of sound change in the history of Chinese
從漢語史看音變過程的幾種模式
Speaker  :  趙 彤 教授
中國人民大學
Date  :  9 Sep 2017 (Saturday)
Time  :  3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Venue  :  香港科技大學教學樓 3301 號教室(請用 2, 17 或 18 號電梯 )
Language  :  普通話
MPhil Thesis Presentation
Permissive Verbs in Hong Kong Cantonese: Synchronic and Diachronic Perspectives
Speaker  :  Mr. Yik-po LAI
Date  :  8 Sep 2017 (Friday)
Time  :  2:30 pm
Venue  :  Room 3401, Academic Building (Lift 2)
Language  :  English