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.

 

Centenary Book Talk Series Youtube

 

Forging a HKU Identity, 1905-1945

Theme Book:

History of the University of Hong Kong, Volume 1, 1911-1945, written by Peter Cunich

Speaker:

Dr Peter Cunich, School of Humanities, HKU

Moderator:

Mr Peter Sidorko, University Librarian, HKU

Date:

29 November 2012 (Thursday)

Time:

7:15 - 9:00 pm

Language:

English

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尋根問底的東西

Theme Book:

《東西的故事》安妮.雷納德著 (The Story of Stuff / Annie Leonard)

Speaker:

張韻琪, 綠色和平 項目經理 (Ms Gloria Chang Wan-ki, Campaign Manager, Greenpeace East Asia, HK)

Moderator:

張沛坤, 港大學生會 常綠林 學術幹事 2011-12 (Mr Cheung Pui Kwan, Paul, Academic Secretary 2011-12, Greenwoods, HKUSU)

Date:

15 November 2012 (Thursday)

Time:

7:15 - 9:00 pm

Language:

廣東話 Cantonese

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Through Boxer Rebellion, Plague and Revolution – 45 years of an Irish missionary in Manchuria

Theme Book:

Frederick--The Life of My Missionary Grandfather in Manchuria

Speaker:

Mr Mark O'Neill (Author & Journalist)

Moderator:

Professor Ying Chan, Director, The Journalism and Media Studies Centre, HKU

Date:

22 October 2012 (Monday)

Time:

7:15 - 9:00 pm

Language:

English

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East and West by Chris Patten

Speaker:

Dr Raees Baig (碧樺依博士)

Moderator:

Dr Law Chi Kwong (羅致光博士)

Department of Social Work and Social Administration, HKU

Date:

27 April 2012 (Friday)

Time:

7:15 - 9:00 pm

Language:

English

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怎樣使我的牢不白坐?

Theme Book:

《千日無悔:我的心路歷程》程翔著

(My 1000-day Ordeal ─ A Spiritual Journey by Ching Cheong)

Speaker:

程翔先生 (Mr Ching Cheong)

Moderator:

陳婉瑩教授 (Professor Ying Chan)

香港大學新聞及傳媒研究中心總監

Date:

22 March 2012 (Thursday)

Time:

7:15 - 9:00 pm

Language:

Cantonese (廣東話)

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《狼圖騰》 姜戎著 (Wolf Totem by Jiang Rong)

Speaker:

Ms Mabel Cheung Yuen Ting 張婉婷女士 (Film director 導演)

Moderator:

Dr Elaine K. M. Chan 陳劍梅博士 (Film scholar 電影學者)

Guest Moderator:

Mr Yau Ching-yuen 游清源先生
(Deputy Chief Editor of Hong Kong Economic Journal 《信報財經新聞》副總編輯)

Date:

28 February 2012 (Tuesday)

Time:

7:15 - 9:00 pm

Language:

Cantonese (廣東話)

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Steve Jobs written by Walter Isaacson

Speaker:

Professor Frederick S. H. Ma (馬時亨教授)

Moderator:

Dr Elaine K. M. Chan (陳劍梅博士)

Date:

31 January 2012 (Tuesday)

Time:

7:15 - 9:00 pm

Language:

Cantonese (廣東話)

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