The Mid-Autumn Festival falls on 24 September 2018. We wish you all a happy Mid-Autumn Festival!
Prof. WANG Di of the History Department, University of Macau, was invited by the Department to present a lecture to the Department’s postgraduate students.
A 1945 sociological study of Mr. Lei, leader of Chengdu’s Paoge secret brotherhood and his family was conducted by a Yenching University student, Shen Baoyuan. This study is the foundation of Prof. WANG Di’s latest book Violence and Order on the Chengdu Plain: The Story of a Secret Brotherhood in Rural China, 1939-1949 (Stanford University Press, 2018). In his lecture, Prof. WANG began with a presentation of Shen’s academic training in the Department of Sociology, Yenching University. Then he discussed how western sociological and anthropological theories influenced a whole generation of Chinese academics in the Republic era. Prof. WANG used his latest book to demonstrate how to use field investigations conducted in the Republic of China in historical research. He pointed out that these investigations not only documented contemporary historical circumstances, but also reflected the investigators’ values and interests. Therefore, when using these materials, it is also essential to understand the investigators’ background as well as the purpose of their investigations.
|Date & Time :||27 September 2018 (Thursday)
28 September 2018 (Friday)
|Venue :||Room 101, 1/F, Fung King Hey Building, CUHK|
|Enquiry :||3943 7198|
Organiser: Department of History, CUHK
Co-organisers: Research Centre for Ming-Qing Studies, Research Institute for the Humanities, CUHK;
Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’homme
Sponsor: Faculty of Arts, CUHK
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Organisers: MA Programme in Comparative and Public History, Department of History, CUHK;
Alumni Association of MA in Comparative and Public History
With the theme of Key Political Figures of Modern China, two distinguished scholars will deliver lectures in October and November 2018.
|Date :||4 October 2018 (Thursday)|
|Venue :||Cho Yiu Conference Hall
G/F, University Administration Building, CUHK
|Topic :||Sun Yat-sen and Chiang Kai-shek’s “Experiences in Japan”: Remodeling the Ideal Context of Modern China|
|Speaker :||Prof. HUANG Tzu-chin
Research Fellow, Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica
|Moderator :||Prof. POO Mu-chou
Division Head and Research Professor
Department of History, CUHK
|Date :||15 November 2018 (Thursday)|
|Venue :||Lecture Theatre, G/F, Hong Kong Central Library
66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
|Topic :||The Legacy of Mao Zedong|
|Speaker :||Prof. YIP Hon Ming
Adjunct Professor, Department of History, CUHK
|Moderator :||Prof. HO Pui Yin
Vice Chair and Professor
Department of History, CUHK
Admission is free; reservation is required.
– For online registration and more information, please visit www.history.cuhk.edu.hk/Event/2018_PLH
– Call at 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
|Date :||12 October 2018 (Friday)|
|Venue :||Room 302, 3/F, Lee Shau Kee Building, CUHK|
|Topic :||To Kill or Not to Kill? Oxen and Beef-eating in Modern China|
|Speaker :||Prof. POON Shuk Wah|
|Enquiry :||3943 8541|
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