美國亞洲學會傑出貢獻獎2004 年 度得主
許倬雲教授於 1930 年 生於江蘇無錫，相繼於 1953 年和 1956 年 獲國立台灣大學歷史系學士及文科研究所碩士，後負笈美國，於芝加哥大學完成人文科學博士課程。1962 年 畢業後，許教授任職國立台灣大學歷史系，及後擔任美國匹茲堡大學歷史系教授長達三十 年 。許教授曾出任多間大學的教授，如香港中文大學、國立台灣大學、美國杜克大學及香港科技大學。許教授的著作眾多，中英文書籍及論文多達二百篇，代表著作有《心路歷程》、《歷史學研究》、《傳統與更新》、《求古編》、《西周史》、《漢代農業》等。近年，許教授走訪世界各地開設講座，講授有關從歷史看管理、組織與領導的課題，指出企業經營與治國及用兵都有相同之處，從 分析歷代王朝興衰史中總結出對企業管理有益的啟示。有關論述可見許教授的著作《從歷史看領導》和《從歷史看組織》，以及他在《哈佛商業評論》(中文版，2004 年 ，第二期)的訪問＜從歷史看管理—與著名歷史學家許倬雲教授對話＞。
Prof. Cho-Yun HSU
University Professor Emeritus, University of Pittsburgh
Academician at Academia Sinica in Taiwan
2004 Recipient of the Award for Distinguished Contributions to Asian Studies
Prof. Hsu was born in China in 1930. He completed his BA and Master degree at the National Taiwan University in 1953 and 1956 respectively and was further awarded PhD at the University of Chicago in 1962. He served at the National Taiwan University after graduation for eight years and then as a Professor of History and Sociology at the University of Pittsburgh for more than 30 years. He also held professorships at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the National Taiwan University, the Duke University (Semans Distinguished Professor) and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Y.K. Pao Visiting Chair in Cultural Studies). He was awarded Doctor of Humanities honoris causa (2000) at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and currently holds the position of Special Distinguished Research Fellow at Academia Sinica in Taiwan. Prof. Hsu has endeavored to pursue a life of scholarship.
Prof. Hsu is the author of about 200 books and articles in Chinese and English. He revolutionized the field of study on Chinese agrarian history with the publication of his pivotal works titled "The Han Agriculture" and "Ancient China in Transition." He is the 2004 recipient of the Award for Distinguished Contributions to Asian Studies which is the highest award in the Association of Asian Studies. This award recognizes Prof. Hsu for his life-long dedication to the advancement of Asian Studies in the international arena.
In recent years, Prof. Hsu focuses on his research on analyzing corporate management issues from an historical perspective and using traditional Chinese wisdom to promote business success. He wrote two books about teaching modern companies the secrets of leadership and managing organization with reference extracted from historic China, between Western Zhou (1027 BC – 771 BC) and Qing (A.D. 1644 — A.D. 1911). His ideas on management can also be referred to at the Harvard Business Review (Chinese Version, Volume 2, 2004).
科大衛教授在香港接受教育，中學在聖保羅男校就讀，後在香港大學歷史系攻讀文學學士，再負笈美國普林斯頓大學進修社會學博士。科教授剛新聘為香港中文大學歷史系教授，並出任學系主任。赴任中大前，他在英國牛津大學任教中國近代史及擔任該校聖安東尼書院院士。他也曾在八十 年 代執教於中大達十多 年 之久。科教授是中國社會宗族史及社會經濟史研究的國際權威。他的主要研究範圍是十六世紀至二十世紀中葉之中國社會及經濟史，特別是華南地區文化與鄉村社會變遷。他擅於結合歷史學和人類學的研究方法，透過口述、碑銘、契約等原始資料，在華南中國地區完成大量田野研究，有關研究結集成書，著作多達十多本，出版論文及書評更不計其數，對華南經濟社會史發展貢獻至鉅。
Professor David FAURE
BA (Hong Kong University), Ph.D. (Princeton University)
Professor of History and Chairman, Department of History, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Professor Faure holds a temporary appointment at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, on leave from Oxford University where he is University Lecturer in Modern Chinese History. He was born and educated in Hong Kong. He is currently writing a book on Chinese business history.
Professor Faure has published widely in the fields of Hong Kong history, Chinese Social History and Chinese Business History. His publications include, A Documentary History of Hong Kong, vol. 3 Economy (co-editor 2004), Colonialism and the Hong Kong Mentality (2003),"Company law and the emergence of the modern firm" (1996),"The power and limit of the private contract in Ming-Qing China and today" (1996), "The control of equity in Chinese firms within the modern sector from the late Qing to the early Republic" (1995), The Rural Economy of Pre-Liberation China: Trade Expansion and Peasant Livelihood in Jiangsu and Guangdong, 1870 to 1937 (1989) and The Structure of Chinese Rural Society, Lineage and Village in the Eastern New Territories of Hong Kong (1986).
楊教授早 年 獲紐西蘭威靈頓大學科學學士及碩士學位， 年 僅廿歲便獲得英國牛津大學數學博士學位，其博士論文更獲選為最佳數學博士論文獎。楊教授擁有豐富的教學及研究經驗，出任香港中文大學財務學教授前，他先後在紐西蘭、英國、美國等地著名大學任教及從事學術研究工作。楊教授的著作 "Black Hole Tariffs and Endogenous Redistribution Theory" (劍橋大學出版社，1989 年 )曾獲諾貝爾得獎人及諾貝爾委員會主席的推薦，他的研究論文更屢次發表於國際知名期刊，他已四度連任國際一級學報American Economic Review的編輯委員。一九九六 年 ，楊教授發表一篇引發學術界爭論的文章，此文比較亞當斯密(Adam Smith)無形之手(Invisible Hand)的思想理論及早在兩千 年 前司馬遷《史記》＜貨殖列傳＞中的經濟見解，指出他倆從相同的哲學基礎出發，得出類似的結論 — 自由放任及價格機制的重要，從而肯定中國學說早已隱藏及啟發西方經濟思想的地位。
Prof. Leslie YOUNG
Professor of Finance and Chairman, Department of Finance & Executive Director
Executive Director, The Asia-Pacific Institute of Business, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Born in China, Prof. Leslie Young holds the BSc and MSc degrees from the University of Wellington, New Zealand and DPhil in Mathematics from the Oxford University. He completed his doctoral degree at the age of twenty and his dissertation won the Senior Mathematics Prize for the best dissertation. Before serving as Professor of Finance in the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prof. Young taught at the University of Oxford and the University of Texas at Austin. He has also held Visiting Professorships at the Australian National University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of California at Berkeley.
Prof. Young's current research interests include international financial economics, the economic foundations of law and international corporate governance. His book Black Hole Tariffs and Endogenous Redistribution Theory (Cambridge University Press, 1989) was published with commendations by two Nobel Prize winners and the Chairman of the Nobel Committee. He has also published over forty academic articles in leading international professional journals. On the Editorial Board of the American Economic Review, the leading scholarly journal in Economics, Prof. Young completed an unprecedented four terms.
In his paper "The Tao of Markets: Sima Qian and the Invisible Hand"(1996), Prof. Young showed that Adam Smith's famous doctrine of the Invisible Hand was anticipated by the great Han Dynasty historian Sima Qian (145-87 BC) on the basis of Taoism. He showed that Chinese ideas played an important role in stimulating European thought in economics and political philosophy during the Enlightenment.