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Research Seminar Series

Term 2, 2022-23

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1 March 2023 (Wed)

Topic 1: Chelsia, Jackie, A Better Tomorrow, and the Hong Kong Syndrome in South Korea

Speaker: Professor LEE Sangjoon (Associate Professor, Department of Digital Arts and Creative Industries)


Topic 2: Global China Meets Digital Africa: Technology Translation as a Framework

Speaker: Professor LU Miao (Assistant Professor, Department of Cultural Studies)


Moderator: Professor Isaac HUI (Associate Professor, Department of Translation)


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Term 1, 2022-23

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29 November 2022 (Tue)

Topic 1 : Is Epistocracy Irrational?

Speaker: Professor Adam GIBBONS (Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy)

 

Topic 2: Translation and the Limits of Artificial Intelligence

Speaker: Professor Florin-Stefan MORAR (Assistant Professor, Department of Translation)

 

Moderator: Professor Darrell ROWBOTTOM (Professor, Department of Philosophy)

 

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3 October 2022 (Mon)

Topic 1 : Spatialization of Hong Kong Women’s Life Stories of Domesticity and Disjunctive Modern Hong Kong Womanhood

Speaker: Professor CHOI Wing Yee Kimburley (Associate Professor, Department of Cultural Studies)

 

Topic 2: Writing Pirates: Vernacular Fiction and Oceans in Late Ming China

Speaker: Professor WANG Yuanfei (Associate Professor, Department of Chinese)

 

Moderator: Professor Darrell ROWBOTTOM (Professor, Department of Philosophy)

 

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Term 2, 2021-22

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11 April 2022 (Mon)

Topic 1 : The Contributions of Nongovernmental Agencies to Squatter Resettlement in Hong Kong

Speaker: Professor TSUI Chung Man Carmen (Associate Professor, Department of History)

 

Topic 2: Transadvertising of Western Pharmaceutical Products in The Chinese Mail (1895–1910)

Speaker: Professor LI Bo (Research Assistant Professor, Department of Translation)

 

Moderator: Professor GONG Haomin (Associate Professor, Department of Chinese)

 

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7 March 2022 (Mon)

Topic 1 : Rejecting Dirty Hands: Wang Fuzhi’s Commentary on History

Speaker: Professor CHAN Wing Ching Elton (Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy)

 

Topic 2: Made in Hong Kong: Transpacific Networks and a New History of Globalization

Speaker: Professor Peter HAMILTON (Assistant Professor, Department of History)

 

Moderator: Professor GONG Haomin (Associate Professor, Department of Chinese)

 

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Term 1, 2021-22

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30 November 2021 (Tue)

Topic 1 : A Portrait of Pain: Cold War Prosthetic Memory and Family Histories

Speaker: Professor TAN Li Wen Jessica (Assistant Professor, Department of Chinese)

 

Topic 2: To Serve and Protect: Sino-French Film Industry Connections from 1978-1993

Speaker: Professor JACKS Wesley (Research Assistant Professor, Department of Visual Studies)

 

Moderator: Professor GONG Haomin (Associate Professor, Department of Chinese)

 

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5 October 2021 (Tue)

Topic 1 : Transparency and the Foundations of Two-Component Semantics

Speaker: Professor HAWKE Peter (Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy)

 

Topic 2: Aesthetic Detachment and the Ethics of Testimony in 20th Century Literature

Speaker: Professor STEVIC Aleksandar (Assistant Professor, Department of English)

 

Moderator: Professor GONG Haomin (Associate Professor, Department of Chinese)

 

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Term 2, 2020-21

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26 April 2021 (Mon)

Topic 1 : Narratives of Truth: Painting the Past in post-Tridentine Rome

Speaker: Professor Alessandra Di Croce (Research Assistant Professor, Department of Visual Studies)

 

Topic 2: No Gain Without Pain? Discursive Representation of Foreign Domestic Helpers in Online Discourse

Speaker: Professor Janet Ho (Assistant Professor, Department of English)

 

Moderator: Professor Chunmei Du (Associate Professor, Department of History)

 

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1 March 2021 (Mon)

Topic 1 : Robert Rauschenberg and the Politics of Appropriation: Revisiting ROCI Beijing in 1985

Speaker: Professor Yu-chieh Li (Research Assistant Professor, Department of Visual Studies)

 

Topic 2: Marilynne Robinson's Waterlines

Speaker: Professor Kira Rose (Assistant Professor, Department of English)

 

Moderator: Professor Chunmei Du (Associate Professor, Department of History)

 

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Term 1, 2020-21

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28 September 2020 (Mon)

Topic 1 : Everyday Erotics in Destiny: An Urban Ethnography of Older Lesbians and Bisexual Women in Hong Kong

Speaker: Professor Tse-shang Denise Tang (Assistant Professor, Department of Cultural Studies)

 

Topic 2: Modern Women or Parasitic Whores: The Jeep Girls Debate in Post-World War II China

Speaker: Professor Chunmei Du (Associate Professor, Department of History)

 

Moderator: Professor Andrea Sauchelli (Associate Dean, Research and Postgraduate Studies)

 

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