2017 No.4
Event: ICS 50th Anniversary Celebration Activities Highlights
To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Institute of Chinese Studies, two special events, "New Interpretations of Ancient Texts: International Conference on Han and Pre-Han Chinese Texts" and "Patronage as a Shaping Force in Chinese Translation History: The Second International Conference on Chinese Translation History", were organised in mid-December.  


"New Interpretations of Ancient Texts: International Conference on Han and Pre-Han Chinese Texts", which took place on 14–15 December 2017, was organised by the Department of Chinese Language and Literature and the D. C. Lau Research Centre for Chinese Ancient Texts. The Conference provided 53 scholars of Chinese texts with a unique opportunity to present their latest research findings. The scope of the Conference included:

1. New studies on bamboo texts
2. New studies on classical canons
3. Origins of thoughts of Warring States philosophers
4. Explanations of words and phrases and ancient text studies

"Patronage as a Shaping Force in Chinese Translation History: The Second International Conference on Chinese Translation History", organised by the Research Centre for Translation, was held on 14–16 December 2017. The "International Conference on Chinese Translation History" series aspires to explore Chinese translation history within the bigger framework of world civilisation and human thought, and aims to lay the groundwork for new models, methods, and perspectives in this innovative interdisciplinary branch of learning through detailed case studies. The conference series is held every two years, with a different central theme for every conference, and welcomes researchers from across the world to participate.

The second conference, "Patronage as a Shaping Force in Chinese Translation History", explored the force of patronage in determining the course of Chinese translation history. Panels as well as individual papers were presented on patronage in the definition of André Lefevere: "the powers (persons, institutions) that can further or hinder the reading, writing, and rewriting of literature" (Translation, Rewriting, and the Manipulation of Literary Fame).


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Event: ICS 50th Anniversary Celebration Activities Highlights
Event: 2017 ICS Luncheon III
Event: 2017 ICS Luncheon IV
Event: 2017 ICS Luncheon V
Event: Public Lecture on "Deliver Us from Evil: The Daoist Quest for Release in Medieval China", organised by CUHK–Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation Asia-Pacific Centre for Chinese Studies, Institute of Chinese Studies, CUHK, Ecole française d'Extrême-Orient Centre, and Center for Studies of Daoist Culture, CUHK
Event: Opening Ceremony of the Exhibition "Treasures from the Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong: Past, Present and Future"
Event: Autumn Guqin Concert, Art Museum
Event: Opening Ceremonies of the Exhibitions "A Field in Bloom: Highlights of Chinese Art to Mark the 60th Anniversary of the Department of Fine Arts, CUHK" and "Phoenix Reborn: Chu Jades Excavated from Hubei", Art Museum
Event: "Linguistics Seminar" and "CUHK-KU Workshop on Chinese Grammar" organised by T. T. Ng Chinese Language Research Centre
Event: Documentary Film Series co-organised by the Research Centre for Contemporary Chinese Culture and the Universities Service Centre for China Studies
Event: Launch of Professor Alain Roux's Latest Book, co-organised by the Chinese University Press, Research Centre for Contemporary Chinese Culture, and the Universities Service Centre for China Studies
Event: Public Lecture Series by Research Centre for Contemporary Chinese Culture
New Publications
Event: Fourteenth Graduate Seminar on China, Universities Service Centre for China Studies (4–7 January 2018)
Exhibition: "Purity in Zisha: Exhibition on Yixing Zisha Stoneware in the Collection of Art Museum of The Chinese University of Hong Kong"
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