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 2016

 

Umbrellas in Bloom: Hong Kong’s Occupy Movement Uncovered

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Speaker:

Jason Y. Ng

Moderator:

David Bandurski

Date :

17 November 2016 (Thursday)

Time :

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Venue :

Special Collections, 1/F, Main Library, The University of Hong Kong

Language :

English

Admission : Free

 

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Spring 2016

 

Heroes & Gamblers - Tales of survival and good fortune of the Poy Family

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Speaker:

The Honourable Dr Vivienne Poy

Moderator:

Professor C. F. Lee, GBS, SBS, JP, former Pro-Vice-Chancellor of HKU

Date:

7 May 2016 (Saturday)

Time:

4:00 - 6:00 pm

Language:

English

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When True Love Came to China

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Speaker:

Lynn Pan

Moderator:

Yang Binbin, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, School of Chinese, HKU

Date:

14 April 2016 (Thursday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

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Man's Last Song

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Speaker:

James Tam

Moderator:

Dr Gillian Bickley

Date:

31 March 2016 (Thursday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

 

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Nelson Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

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Speaker:

Professor Peter Mathieson

Moderator:

Mr Peter Sidorko, University Librarian, HKU

Date:

3 March 2016 (Thursday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

 

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