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The 31st Ch’ien Mu Lecture in History and Culture

“The Ch’ien Mu Lecture in History and Culture” organized by the New Asia College of The Chinese University of Hong Kong was established since 1978. Every year, a distinguished scholar will be invited to deliver a series of public lectures exploring topics on Chinese history and culture. This year, we are honored to have invited Prof. Liu Xiaogan, a renowned scholar, to deliver three lectures during his stay in Hong Kong. Details of the lectures are as follows:


1st Lecture: Human Nature: From Mencius to Scientific Discovery 

Moderator: Prof. Henry N.C. Wong, Head of New Asia College, CUHK

Date: 16 March 2018 (Friday)

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Venue: Sir Run Run Shaw Hall, CUHK


2nd Lecture: Is there such a thing called Human Nature? Normative or Empirical Approach

Moderator: Prof. Lau Kwok Ying, Department of Philosophy, CUHK 

Date: 17 March 2018 (Saturday)

Time: 3:00 p.m.

Venue: Lecture Theatre, G/F, Hong Kong Museum of History

(This talk is jointly organized by New Asia College, CUHK and Hong Kong Museum of History)


3rd Lecture: Repaying resentment by Virtue or Straightforwardness? Confucianism and Daoism

Moderator: Prof. Wang Qingjie, Department of Philosophy, CUHK

Date: 19 March 2018 (Monday)

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Venue: Cho Yiu Conference Hall, CUHK

(This talk is jointly organized by New Asia College and the Department of Philosophy, CUHK)

Lectures will be conducted in Putonghua. All are welcome. For details, please refer to the College homepage Ch’ien Mu Lecture in History and Culture

For enquiries, please contact Ms. Angela Chan (Tel: 3943-7601;  Email: angelac@cuhk.edu.hk), College Office, New Asia College).