Research Café on Modern Cultural and Philosophical Studies (24 Mar 2017)

Date & Time
2017/03/10 to 2017/03/24

Short talk by scholar
Presentations on research
Exchange ideas among postgraduates
Enhancing presentation skills from feedback…

The ninth Research Café organized by the Library will be held on 24 Mar. The theme is Modern Cultural and Philosophical Studies. Postgraduates, academics and researchers are all welcome to attend! The Café is consist of a talk by Prof. Leo Lee exploring the genealogies of knowledge in the late Qing and early Republican Period, and three presentations by research postgraduate students. Prof. CHEUNG Lik Kwan of the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies will moderate the presentations and discussion. Dr. Benson Lee of The Independent Learning Centre (ILC) will provide feedback on student presentation skills.

Date: 24 Mar 2017 (Fri)
Time: 2:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Venue: Digital Scholarship Lab, G/F, University Library

   Light refreshment will be provided.

I. Short Talk: Exploring the Genealogies of Knowledge in the late Qing and Early Republican Period (Talk in Mandarin)
 Speaker: Prof. LEE Ou Fan Leo
      Sin Wai Kin Professor of Chinese Culture

II. Presentations:

  • The discourse of ‘shenghuo’ in China from 19th century to early 20th century (Presentation in Cantonese)
    By CHENG Tung Yue, Ph.D. Candidate in Cultural Studies, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies
  • Hong Kong’s ‘national defence films’ during the period of Anti-Japanese War (Presentation in Cantonese)
    By CHIU Kit Fung, Ph.D. Student in Cultural Studies, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies
  • Who’s afraid of memory loss!? On forgetting, oblivion and amnesia(s) (Presentation in Cantonese)
    By TANG Man-to, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Philosophy

  Moderator: Prof. CHEUNG Lik Kwan, Assistant Professor, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies
  Feedback on Presentation Skills: Dr. Benson LEE, Lecturer, ILC

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