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To promote the cultural and intellectual life of Hong Kong, the Libraries created The University of Hong Kong Libraries Reading Club. The Reading Club will sponsor a series of book talks featuring leading members of the Hong Kong intellectual community.

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

 

Spring 2019

Underground Front: The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong

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Speaker:

Christine Loh 陸恭蕙

Moderator:

Professor Fu Hualing 傅華伶, Faculty of Law, HKU

Date:

11 April 2019 (Thursday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

 

Last Boat out of Shanghai: The epic story of the Chinese who fled Mao's Revolution

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Speaker:

Helen Zia

Moderator:

Nancy Tong, Visiting Associate Professor, Journalism and Media Studies Centre, HKU

Date:

28 March 2019 (Thursday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

 

Click here to re-visit the book talk Last Boat out of Shanghai

 

Journeys with a Mission: Travel Journals of the Right Revd George Smith, first Bishop of Victoria

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Speaker:

Dr Gillian Bickley

Moderator:

Bishop Andrew Chan

Readings:

Dr Verner Bickley, MBE

Date:

28 February 2019 (Thursday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

Click here to re-visit the book talk Journeys with a Mission

 

Colouring Old Hong Kong

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Speakers:

Otto Lam and Peter Cunich

Moderator:

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

Date:

23 January 2019 (Wednesday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

Click here to re-visit the book talk Colouring Old Hong Kong