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.

 

Fall 2015

 

Diamond Hill

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Speaker:

Dr Feng Chi Shun

Moderator:

Cathy Hilborn Feng

Date:

12 November 2015 (Thursday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

 

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Ephemera Discussion By Mr. Delbyck

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Speaker:

Roy Delbyck

Moderator:

David Bellis, Founder of Gwulo.com, Hong Kong Heritage Site

Date:

15 October 2015 (Thursday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

 

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Spring 2015

 

A Chance Kill

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Speaker:

Paul Letters

Moderator:

Mr Peter Sidorko, University Librarian, HKU

Date:

30 April 2015 (Thursday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

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Philosophy of Fearism

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Speaker:

Desh Subba

Moderator:

Dev Raj Rai (Radio host/Education Activist)

Date:

26 March 2015 (Thursday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

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Proverse Prize Library Talk (The International Proverse Prize for Unpublished Writing)

Proverse Prize Library Talk

Speaker:

Various speakers

Moderator:

Dr Gillian Bickley, Co-Founder of the International Proverse Prize for unpublished writing

Date:

5 March 2015 (Thursday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

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Old Hong Kong

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Speaker:

Dr Peter Cunich

Moderator:

Professor John Carroll, School of Humanities (History), HKU

Date:

5 February 2015 (Thursday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

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