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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.

 

Summer 2019

「黃慶雲與香港大學」專題講座
Huang Qingyun and The University of Hong Kong in history

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Host:

Emeritus Professor Lee, Chack Fan 李焯芬

Speakers:

Dr Joseph Ting Sun Pao 丁新豹教授 (Former Chief Curator of the Hong Kong Museum of History),

Ms Wong Hung-kin 黃虹堅女士,

Fok Yuk Ying, Ph.D 霍玉英博士

Date:

16 August 2019 (Friday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

Cantonese

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Cultural July - Creative Writing with UK fantasy writer Natasha Pulley
Co-organise with: British Council

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Speaker:

Natasha Pulley

Date:

18 July 2019 (Thursday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

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Due to technical difficulties, only audio is available.
 

 

「文化七月」— 創作靈感何處尋?

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Speaker:

陶傑

Date:

3 July 2019 (Wednesday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

Cantonese

At the request of the speaker, a Revisit the Talk video was not taken

 

水泥森林中的武者 - 武術文化訪談錄

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Speaker:

趙民安, 趙智敏 (蔡李佛趙民安國術會)
歐陽劍文 (華夏詠春拳術學院)
林存浩 (林家洪拳學院) 

Moderator:

麥勁生教授
盧敬之博士

Date:

5 June 2019 (Wednesday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

Cantonese

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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

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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

 

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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

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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

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