Prof. WANG Di, Distinguished Professor and Head of the Department of History, University of Macau, was invited by the Department and the Research Institute for the Humanities to present a lecture to the Department’s postgraduate students.
Prof. WANG demonstrated the modernisation process in urban change and public sphere of Chengdu from Late Ching to the Republican era through visual materials such as photographs, comics and folk art paintings. He further discussed how historical concepts and methodology, personal experiences and historical sources contributed and confined the reconstruction of the history of a city. Though personal sentiment and experience may contribute to the reconstruction of historical context, they should be employed under the restriction of historical methodology and the researcher should be aware of the limitation of the use of specific historical sources and narratives.
The Master’s Degree Graduation Ceremony will be held on 20 November 2015 (Friday). To mark this memorable day, a buffet lunch and a group photo taking session will be arranged. Staff, students, graduates and alumni of the MA Programme are cordially invited to join in the occasion.
|Place :||Staircase next to Tsang Shiu Tim Building, United College, CUHK|
|Time :||12:45pm – 2:30pm|
|Venue :||United College Staff Canteen
G/F, Cheung Chuk Shan Amenities Building, United College, CUHK
Please contact Ms. Mavis WONG of the M.A. Programme Office at 3943 8659 for details and registration.
|Date :||20 November 2015 (Friday)|
|Venue :||Arts and Humanities Hub (G24), G/F, Fung King Hey Building, CUHK|
|Topic :||GIS在史學之人文、地理研究中的新視角 — 以《史記》、《漢書》、《三國志》研究與南海島嶼名考證為例|
|Speaker :||Prof. XU Panqing
|Enquiry :||3943 7159|
Organiser: Research Centre for Humanities Computing, Research Institute for the Humanities, CUHK
Co-organiser: Centre for Chinese History, Department of History, CUHK
To enhance academic and cultural exchange, Chung Chi College, New Asia College and the Department of History of the University joined hands in 2007 to establish the “Yu Ying-shih Lecture in History”. This year, Professor YEH Wen-hsin, Richard H. and Laurie C. Morrison Chair Professor of History Department, University of California at Berkeley has been invited as the guest speaker of the following two public lectures:
|Date :||22 November 2015 (Sunday)|
|Venue :||Lecture Hall, G/F, Hong Kong Museum of History
Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
|Topic :||Shipwrecked: The Rover and Late Qing Taiwan|
|Moderator:||Prof. LEUNG Yuen-sang
Dean of Faculty of Arts, CUHK
This talk is jointly organized by the Committee on Yu Ying-shih Lecture in History, CUHK and the Hong Kong Museum of History.
|Date :||23 November 2015 (Monday)|
|Venue :||Cho Yiu Hall, G/F, University Administration Building, CUHK|
|Topic :||Wartime Writing: A Practice of Reading|
|Moderator:||Prof. Jan KIELY
Associate Director of Centre for China Studies, CUHK
The lectures will be conducted in Putonghua. For enquiries, please call at 3943 7610 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Date :||27 November 2015 (Friday)|
|Time :||9:15am – 6:00pm|
|Venue :||Room 101, 1/F, Fung King Hey Building, CUHK|
|Date :||28 November 2015 (Saturday)|
|Venue :||Room 502, Yasumoto International Academic Park, CUHK|
|Spearker:||Dr. MA Muk Chi|
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