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 2002

The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order / by Samuel P. Huntington

Speaker: Professor C.F. Lee 李焯芬教授
Moderator: Dr. A. W. Ferguson 彭仁賢博士
Date: Wednesday, 30 January 2002
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm
Language: English

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范柳原懺情錄 (李歐梵著) / 傾城之戀(張愛玲著)
(Confessions of a Profligate, Fan Liuyuan by Lee Ou-fan / Love in a Fallen City by Zhang Ai-ling)

Speaker: Professor Leo Lee 李歐梵教授
Date: Wednesday, 6 March 2002
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm
Language: Putonghua / English

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天使走過人間(李永平譯)

Speaker: Dr. K. Wong 黃岐醫生
Moderator: Dr. Chan Kow Tak 陳求德醫生
Date: Thursday, 18 April 2002
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm
Language: Cantonese

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新時代的歷史觀(黃仁宇著)

Speaker: Dr. Chan Man-Hung 陳萬雄博士
Moderator: Dr. Steven Luk  陸國燊博士; 謝安先生
Date: 24 June 2002
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm
Language: Cantonese

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Fall 2002

Tales from No. 9 Ice House Street by Patrick Yu

Speaker: Patrick Yu 余叔韶
Moderator: Audrey Eu 余若薇
Date: 26 September 2002
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm
Language: English

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Internationalizing China: Domestic Interests and Global Linkages by David Zweig

Speaker: Frank Ching 秦家驄
Moderator: Professor J P Burns (HKU Dept of Politics and Public Administration)
Date: 7 November 2002
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm
Language: English

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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

Speaker: Joy Shan Lam-Kung 林在山
Moderator: Dr Elaine Ho (HKU Dept of English)
Date: 12 December 2002
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm
Language: English

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