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Lectures

 

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

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

Date Topic Speaker
14/10
(Sat)

1911 Revolution and the Emergence of Hong Kong Film

Democracy, republicanism and film were all introduced to China from the west, and began to gain a foothold in China in the early 1910s. The speaker will investigate the relationship between the beginning of Hong Kong's film industry in 1914 and the 1911 Revolution.

Mr Law Kar
 (Expert Adviser, Hong Kong Film Archive)
25/11
(Sat)

Dr Sun Yat-sen and Nanjing

The talk will introduce Dr Sun Yat-sen's journey in founding the Republic of China, as well as the domestic and foreign policies implemented after the establishment of the Nanjing Provisional Government.

Professor Chow Kai Wing
(Professor, Department of History, Hong Kong Baptist University)

16/12
(Sat)

Origins of Hong Kong Technical Education and Modernisation of Hong Kong

The speaker will talk about the origins of Hong Kong technical education using two discarded examples at the turn of the centuries: the private Li Shing Scientific and Industrial College and the Government Hong Kong Technical Institute, and their contributions to the modernisation of Hong Kong.

Ir. Ma Koon Yiu
(Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Real Estate and Construction, The University of Hong Kong)