Congratulations to the graduates of the 2016–17 MA Programme in Comparative and Public History! Recapping the group photo-taking session held at the Lady Shaw Building Rooftop Garden on 17 November 2017. Prof. LAI Ming Chiu, Chairman of the Department, was invited to present the Scholarship for Outstanding History MA Students awards to Mr HUI Chun Yiu and Ms MOK Wai King Louise.
Dr. SIU Kam Wah conducted an undergraduate programme admission talk and an academic talk, entitled Modern Geopolitics among China, Japan, South Korea, India and the US” (現代中日韓印美之地緣政治), with Form Six students of St. Paul’s Co-educational College on 15 November 2017. Subject teachers of Liberal Studies, Chinese History and History hope to maintain contact with the Department and that the Department would continue to conduct academic and admission talks at their College in the future to meet the needs of their students.
Report by Dr. SIU Kam Wah
Prof. Ian MORLEY started with the origin and development of urban history and introduced the primary historical approaches in the field, such as focusing on the process of urbanisation or the role of cities on culture. After sharing the methodology of urban history, he emphasised the interdisciplinary nature of urban history and the importance of using maps by demonstrating various historical maps to the class.
Dr. SIU Kam Wah conducted an undergraduate programme admission talk and an academic talk, entitled “The One Belt One Road Initiative and the Relations among China, the US, Japan and Hong Kong” (中國「一帶一路」建設戰略與中美日港關係), with over 100 students and teachers of four Xiamen secondary schools from the Hong Kong Education Tour of Xiamen Education Association (廈門巿教育學會赴港教育考察團) at Swire Hall on 17 November 2017.
Report by Dr. SIU Kam Wah
With the theme of Modern Times of China, two distinguished scholars will give lectures at the Lecture Theatre, G/F, Hong Kong Central Library, 66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong in November 2017.
|Date :||30 November 2017 (Thursday)|
|Speaker :||Prof. LEE Ou Fan Leo
Sin Wai Kin Professor of Chinese Culture
Faculty of Arts, CUHK
|Moderator :||Prof. David FAURE
Wei Lun Research Professor of History
Department of History, CUHK
Admission is free; reservation is required.
– For online registration and more information, please visit www.history.cuhk.edu.hk/Event/2017_PLH
– Call at 3943 7119 / 3943 8541
Organisers: Department of History, CUHK; Centre for Comparative and Public History, Department of History, CUHK; MA Programme in Comparative and Public History, Department of History, CUHK; Hong Kong Public Libraries, Leisure and Cultural Services Department
About this Workshop
The workshop focuses on the mental and social reactions of Chinese intellectuals in great periods of transformation during imperial and modern China. It attempts to provide early-career historians, social scientists, and researchers from different fields a chance to share findings on the cutting-edge theme of the history of Chinese intellectuals. The workshop is also open to research students and the learned public. Papers of relevance to the following four themes are welcomed:
|1)||Rise of neo-Confucianism and its influence on the mentality of traditional scholars|
|2)||Changing mentality and patterns of behavior of Chinese intellectuals in times of crisis|
|3)||Transition in the mentality of contemporary Chinese intellectuals: global capitalism, state power, and cultural identity|
|4)||Formation and transformation of intellectual communities in modern China|
|31 December 2017||Paper proposals, CV and a 300-500 word abstract (in English or Chinese)
email to firstname.lastname@example.org
|15 January 2018||Notification of accepted proposals|
|1 April 2018||Submission of full papers|
Organisers: Department of History, CUHK; Faculty of Arts, CUHK; Department of History, Hong Kong Baptist University; Webster University
The talk series is co-organised by the MA Programme in Comparative and Public History, Department of History, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Museum of History. The following lectures will be held on Saturdays in January 2018 at the Lecture Hall, G/F, Hong Kong Museum of History:
|Date :||13 January 2018 (Saturday)|
|Topic :||Gamble and Gambling Farmers in Late Qing Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau|
|Speakers :||Prof. HO Hon Wai
Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica
|Date :||20 January 2018 (Saturday)|
|Topic :||Popular Culture under Colonial Governance: Dragon Boat Races in Hong Kong|
|Speaker :||Dr. MA Muk Chi|
|Date :||27 January 2018 (Saturday)|
|Topic :||Looking at Animals in Hong Kong: From Circus Shows to Zoos|
|Speaker :||Prof. POON Shuk Wah|
The talks will be conducted in Cantonese. No reservation is needed. Seats are available on a first-come-first-served basis. For enquiry, please call 3943 8659.
For teachers and students who have information to share with the Department,
please email your articles in both Chinese and English to email@example.com by 4:00pm every Tuesday.