2019/02/18 | Department of History, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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Briefing Session for Summer Internship Programme 2019

The Department of History has organised the Summer Internship Programme for its students since 2000. For the current year, 15 partner organisations in Hong Kong, the Mainland and Taiwan, which include government departments, publishers and museums, offer over 30 intern positions to History full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students (including the MA Programme in Comparative and Public History). The application deadline is 8 March 2019. Please visit https://www.history.cuhk.edu.hk/intern_application.html or attend the following briefing session to learn more about this programme.

Date: 27 February 2019 (Wednesday)
Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Venue: Room 101, 1/F, Fung King Hey Building, CUHK

For enquiry, please call Miss Tsang at 3943 7117.

 


Application for the Leung Hung Kee Scholarships for Distinguished History Undergraduate Students to Undertake Research Work

Leung Hung Kee Scholarships for Distinguished History Undergraduate Students to Undertake Research Work are now open for application. The application deadline is 15 March 2019. Late or incomplete applications will NOT be considered. For details of the Scholarships and the application form, please download at:
https://www.history.cuhk.edu.hk/internal/ug/
Leung_Hung_Kee_Scholarships_for_Hist_Ugs_to_Undertake_Research_Work.pdf

Should you have any questions, please call at 3943 7117 or email to vickitsang@cuhk.edu.hk.

 


Upcoming Events

Chiu Chin Yin Fund Visiting Scholar: Public Lectures by Prof. Hsing I-Tien

Prof. HSING I-Tien, Academician of Academia Sinica, has been invited by the Department to give the following two public lectures:

4 March 2019 (Monday)
First Lecture
平民與邊塞隧長:對中國古代基層社會讀寫能力的再思
Date: 4 March 2019 (Monday)
Time: 4:30pm-6:00pm
(Tea reception starts at 4:00pm)
Venue: G24, G/F, Fung King Hey Building, CUHK
8 March 2019 (Friday)
Second Lecture
從可視性角度談漢代的印綬與鞶囊
Date: 8 March 2019 (Friday)
Time: 4:30pm-6:00pm
(Tea reception starts at 4:00pm)
Venue: G24, G/F, Fung King Hey Building, CUHK

The lectures will be conducted in Putonghua. For enquiries, please call 3943 8541.

Organisers: Department of History, CUHK; Centre for Chinese History, Department of History, CUHK
Sponsors: Chiu Chin Yin Fund; Faculty of Arts, CUHK

 


Academic Seminar

13 March 2019 (Wednesday)
中國國家博物館藏與商周史事相關青銅器擷萃
Date : 13 March 2019 (Wednesday)
Time : 2:30pm-4:15pm
Venue : Room 208, 2/F, Lee Shau Kee Building, CUHK
Topic : 中國國家博物館藏與商周史事相關青銅器擷萃
Speaker :  Dr. TIAN Shuai
National Museum of China
Language : Putonghua
Enquiry : 3943 8541

 


Academic Seminar

13 March 2019 (Wednesday)
論清史的編纂歷史
Date : 13 March 2019 (Wednesday)
Time : 4:30pm-6:00pm
Venue : Room 101, 1/F, Fung King Hey Building, CUHK
Topic : 論清史的編纂歷史

Speaker :

Prof. WANG Jingsong
Research Institute of History and Culture
Peking University
Language : Putonghua
Enquiry : 3943 8541

 


Academic Seminar

18 March 2019 (Monday)
Decolonization and the Making of New Shanghai, 1949-1976
Date : 18 March 2019 (Monday)
Time : 6:30pm-8:00pm
Venue : Room 402, 4/F, Yasumoto International Academic Park, CUHK
Topic : Decolonization and the Making of New Shanghai, 1949-1976
Speaker :  Dr. Jonathan HOWLETT
Department of History, University of York
Language : English
Enquiry : 3943 8659

 


Public Lectures on History and Business in China 2018–19

Public Lectures on History and Business in China 2018-19 will be held in March 2019. Professor Jean-François HUCHET, Professor of Economics and Vice-President for Research of National Institute for Oriental Languages and Civilisation (INALCO), has been invited as the guest speaker to deliver two public lectures.

21 March 2019 (Thursday)
First Lecture
“Objective 2049” or How to Overcome the Legacy of Deng Xiaoping in Reforming the Chinese Economic System? Between Necessities and Dilemmas
Date: 21 March 2019 (Thursday)
Time: 7:00pm–8:30pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre
G/F, Hong Kong Central Library
66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Moderator: Prof. David FAURE
Wei Lun Research Professor of History
Department of History, CUHK
22 March 2019 (Friday)
Second Lecture
40 Years of Economic Reforms in China: Towards Convergence with Western Capitalism?
Date: 22 March 2019 (Friday)
Time: 5:00pm–6:30pm
Venue: Cho Yiu Conference Hall
G/F, University Administrative Building, CUHK
Moderator: Prof. HO Pui Yin
Vice Chair and Professor
Department of History, CUHK

Lectures will be conducted in English.

Admission is free; reservation is required. To reserve a seat, please
– Register online at www.history.cuhk.edu.hk/Event/2019_HBC/
– Call at 3943 8541

For more information, please visit www.history.cuhk.edu.hk/Event/2019_HBC/ or www.hkpl.gov.hk

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

Sponsor: Eminence History Department Fund, CUHK

 


For teachers and students who have information to share with the Department,
please email your articles in both Chinese and English to chanfiona@cuhk.edu.hk by 4:00pm every Tuesday.

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