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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.

*Photos and video recordings will be taken during the book talk by Library staff and/or authorized personnel.

 

Fall 2018

Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World
The Inside Story of Jho Low and the 1MDB Scandal

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Speaker:

Tom Wright

Moderator:

Erin Hale

Date:

8 November 2018 (Thursday)

 

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

Click here to re-visit the book talk Billion Dollar Whale

 

Summer 2018

Polio - The Odyssey of Eradication

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Speaker:

Thomas Abraham, Honorary Associate Professor, Journalism and Media Studies Centre, HKU
Professor Keiji Fukuda, Director, School of Public Health, HKU

Moderator:

Keith Richburg, Director, Journalism and Media Studies Centre, HKU

Date:

11 October 2018 (Thursday)

 

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

Click here to re-visit the book talk Polio - The Odyssey of Eradication

 

香港六七暴動始末  解讀吳荻舟

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Speaker:

Ching Cheong 程翔

Moderator:

Kiang Kwan Sang 江關生, 《The CCP in HK 中共在香港》作者

Date:

18 September 2018 (Tuesday)

 

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

Cantonese

Click here to re-visit the book talk 香港六七暴動始末  解讀吳荻舟

 

Handling the most difficult Chinese novel 「紅樓夢」閱讀 - Made Simple

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Speaker:

Mr Chip Taso 陶傑

Date:

9 July 2018 (Monday)

 

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

 

 

The Miraculous History of China's Two Palace Museums

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Speaker:

Mark O'Neill

Moderator:

Julian Stargardt

Date:

28 June 2018 (Thursday)

 

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

Click here to re-visit the book talk The Miraculous History of China's Two Palace Museums

 

Spring 2018

Little Reunions: Eileen Chang's triumphant return to HKU

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Speaker:

Martin Merz

Moderator:

Ilaria Maria Sala

Date:

8 May 2018 (Tuesday)

 

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English and Mandarin

Click here to re-visit the book talk Little Reunions: Eileen Chang's triumphant return to HKU

 

 

19th Century China (and Japan) through American Eyes

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Speaker:

Dr Gillian Bickley

Date:

13 March 2018 (Tuesday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English