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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.

Fall 2021

 

China's Russian Princess, the Silent Wife of Chiang Ching-kuo

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  Speaker:

Mark O'Neill

  Moderator:

Julian M. Stargardt

  Date:

20 October 2021 (Wednesday)

  Time:

6:30 - 8:00 PM

  Venue:

VENUE CHANGE

G/F Seminar Room, Main Library, HKU

2/F Multi-purpose Area, Main Library, HKU

  Language:

English

 

Painting Myanmar’s Transition

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  Speakers:

Ian Holliday & Aung Kaung Myat

  Moderator:

Florian Knothe

  Date:

23 September 2021 (Thursday)

  Time:

6:30 - 8:00 PM

  Venue:

2/F Multi-purpose Area, Main Library, HKU

  Language:

English

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Summer 2021

Mingled Voices International Proverse Poetry Prize Anthologies, 1-5

Speakers:

Pei-kai Cheng 
Maria Elena Blanco
JP Linstroth
Jack Maye
  • plus additional readings
 

Moderator:

Dr Gillian Bickley

Date:

15 July 2021 (Thursday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Venue:

2/F Multi-purpose Area, Main Library, HKU

Language:

English

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2021香港書展「文化七月」: 陶傑分享會 ---「我的心靈書櫃」

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日期 Date:

29 / 6 / 2021 (星期二)29/6/2021 (Tuesday)

時間 Time:

12:30 - 14:00

地點 Venue:

香港大學圖書館大樓2樓Multi-purpose Area

語言 Language:

中文 Chinese

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All At Sea: A Memoir

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Speaker:

Alan Loynd

Moderator:

Dr Gillian Bickley

Date:

10 June 2021 (Thursday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

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Spring 2021

Meet the Director, Elizabeth Lo

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Speaker:

Elizabeth Lo (Director of STRAY)

Moderator:

Gary E. Chin

Date:

14 April 2021 (Wednesday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

Click here to re-visit the talk Meet the Director, Elizabeth Lo

 

The ABCs of Building Control in Hong Kong: Handbook of Building Control in Hong Kong

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Speakers:

Wong Wag Sang (editor),
Yeung Tse Ngok, Mona (co-editor),
Chan Hon Lam, Eddie,
Chan Wing Yan, Alice,
Chau Cheuk Leung, Brian,
Ho Wing Yin, Wan,
Ho Wing Suen, Christine,
Kee Yee Chun, Tris,
Kwan Kwok Lok, Joseph, MH,
Kwok Kin Hang,
Un Yiu Bong, Hubert

Moderator:

Dr Rosman Wai Chui Chi

Date:

25 March 2021 (Thursday)

Time:

6:30 - 8:00 pm

Language:

English

Click here to re-visit the book talk The ABCs of Building Control in Hong Kong