To promote the cultural and intellectual life of Hong Kong, the Libraries has created the University of Hong Kong Libraries Reading Club. The Reading Club will sponsor a series of book talks featuring leading members of Hong Kong intellectual community.

 

Spring 2017

 

Ch'ing Cash: Rise and Fall of the Qing Dynasty seen through its coinage

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Speakers:

Dr Werner Burger

Moderator:

Dr Florian Knothe

Date:

7 June 2017 (Wednesday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

 

 

Inside the World's Major East Asian Collections: "One Belt, One Road" and Beyond

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Speakers:

Dr Patrick Lo, Dr Dickson Chiu (HKU), Professor Ricardo Mak (HKBU)

Moderator:

Peter Sidorko

Date:

27 April 2017 (Thursday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English and Cantonese

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That Man in Our Lives

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Speakers:

Xu Xi

Moderator:

Dr Stacilee Ford, HKU

Date:

23 March 2017 (Thursday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

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Piecing Together Sha Po: Archaeological Investigations and Landscape Reconstruction

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Speakers:

Mick Atha (Archaeologist & Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, CUHK) and Kennis Yip (Archaeologist)

Moderator:

Mr Hing-Wah Chau (Curator, Intangible Cultural Heritage Office)

Date:

9 February 2017 (Thursday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

 

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