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Lectures

 

Venue:
Exhibition Gallery, UG/F
Time:
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Fee:
Free (First come, first served.)
Capacity:
40

All lectures will be conducted in Cantonese unless otherwise specified. The Museum makes no representations on the content of the lectures.

 

Date Topic Speaker
27/1
(Sat)

Archives

Operation of Private Archives in Hong Kong

The speaker will discuss archive collection and conservation work of the Hong Kong Heritage Project,how archives select and make use of items, and how they contribute to the conservation of Hong Kong heritage.
 
By Ms Melanie Li
(Manager - Corporate and Community History, The Hong Kong Heritage Project)
24/2
(Sat)

Preservation and Use of Archives in Public Records Office

The talk will introduce how archives of the Hong Kong government are preserved and managed at the Public Records Office of the Government Records Service in an effort to safeguard Hong Kong's invaluable historical resources.

 
By Miss Jessica Lau
(Archivist, Public Records Office)
&
Ms Emily Yuen
(Senior Assistant Archivist, Public Records Office)
24/3
(Sat)

State Funerals in Early Republican Era

Referencing the funerals of Cai E and Huang Xing in 1917 and their tombs, the speaker will discuss the political background of "state funerals" in China during the early 20th century and as the rituals involved, as well as the creation of death rituals and relevant space in modern countries.
 
By Professor Poon Shuk Wah
(Associate Professor, Department of History, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)