2020 No.1
Academic Reflection:中國古代錽金銀工藝研究[1]

許曉東

香港中文大學文物館



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Event: Digital Humanities and Chinese Studies Public Lecture Series 2020

1. From Spatio-temporal GIS to GeoHumanities
Speaker: Prof. Fan I-chun


2. The Cyber Infrastructure for Geo-Humanities and the Study of Environmental History Based on HGIS
Speaker: Mr. Liao Hsiung-ming

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Event: ICS Luncheon 2020
Ghee Kung Tong, the Chinese Free Mason of the World and Its Participation in Politics in Republican China, 1911–1950
Speaker: Dr. Steven K. Luk




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Event: Ancient Chinese Goldsmithing Techniques Research Lecture Series II (4 Talks), Art Museum
The lecture series consisted of four talks: “Damascening in Ancient China and Its Influence” delived by Professor Xu Xiaodong (Associate Director, Art Museum, CUHK); “From Inlaying to Damascening: A Scientific Study on the Transformation in Goldsmithing Techniques” by Ms. Tang Man-wai (Assistant Curator I (Conservation), LCSD); “Gold and Silver Chain-Making Techniques in Ancient China” by Dr. Tong Yu (Postdoctoral Fellow, Art Museum, CUHK); and “Gold Mining, Refining and Testing in Ancient China” by Mr. Lai Wing-fai (Curator, Government Records Service). The lecture series took place on 12 January 2020 (Sunday) at the lecture hall of the Hong Kong Museum of History, drawing a crowd of 149 people.
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Event: Fai Chun Writing to Celebrate the Chinese New Year, Art Museum

Instructors and students from the "ICS Chinese Culture Series: Chinese Calligraphy Workshop" were invited to write Fai Chun at participants' requests on 17 January 2020 (Friday). Participants were encouraged to write Fai Chun, too. More than a hundred participants took part in the event.

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Event: Life and Arts in Pre-Modern China, Art Museum

The summer General Education course “Life and Arts in Pre-Modern China”, generously sponsored by the D. H. Chen Foundation and co-organised by the Art Museum and the Department of Fine Arts, has been cancelled due to the outbreak of COVID-19. This course aimed to give students a better feeling of the intangible ideational world of the ancient masters and their artistic pursuits by walking through the areas of Shanghai, Suzhou and Hangzhou where the artists were active in. It also encouraged students to review the endeavours of the local communities in preserving these invaluable treasures. A briefing session for the course was held on 17 January 2020 (Friday) at Activities Room, 2/F, East Wing, Art Museum, attracting 20 students to attend.

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Event: Lantern Festival Online Riddle Game, Art Museum

To celebrate the Lantern Festival, online riddle games were held by Art Museum through Facebook and Instagram on 7 February 2020 (Friday), attracting 187 participants.

Link to the riddles: Click Here

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Event: CU Art Buddy 2020

From March to June, Art Museum runs the scheme “CU Art Buddy”, discovering and connecting art-loving CUHK students and staff. As of the deadline for the scheme’s registration on 1 May 2020, a total of 162 participants have been involved. The paired-up participants receive online tasks from time to time. The scheme seeks to provide artistic and intellectual amusement that can enliven the participants’ stay at home.

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Event: Embrace Art at Home, Art Museum

To help people embrace art from home in times of the pandemic, the Art Museum has organised and published online learning resources on various topics including rubbings of stone engraving and model calligraphy, painting and ancient Chinese gold techniques.

Link to the platform: Click Here

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Event: The Country and the City in Chongqing: Old Markets and New Geographies in Urbanising Tongliang, Universities Service Centre for China Studies
On 10 January, the Centre organised a luncheon seminar entitled “The Country and the City in Chongqing: Old Markets and New Geographies in Urbanising Tongliang", delivered by, Prof. Carolyn Cartier, a renowned scholar from the University of Technology Sydney.

Based on her fieldwork in Tongliang, a city district of Chongqing, Prof. Cartier contextualized the continuity of periodic markets in the “three rurals” debate since the 1990s and the city-town system of urbanisation. The seminar attracted around 20 participants, and many insightful comments and questions were raised during the discussion session.
New Publications
  • Journal of Chinese Studies, no.70, Institute of Chinese Studies
  • Renditions, no.92, Research Centre for Translation
  • Twenty-First Century Bimonthly (Issue 176, December 2019), Research Centre for Contemporary Chinese Culture
  • Twenty-First Century Bimonthly (Issue 177, February 2020), Research Centre for Contemporary Chinese Culture
  • Twenty-First Century Bimonthly (Issue 178, April 2020), Research Centre for Contemporary Chinese Culture
  • Studies in Chinese Linguistics (Volume 40, Number 2), T. T. Ng Chinese Language Research Centre
  • Collected Papers on Commentaries of Ancient Chinese Texts: Glossaries, Exegeses, and Transmission, D. C. Lau Research Centre for Chinese Ancient Texts
  • Vague Expectations: Xiao Hong Miscellany, Research Centre for Translation
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Editorial Board Committee
Editor : Lai Chi-tim
Member : Heung Ting-ting
Academic Reflection:中國古代錽金銀工藝研究[1]
Event: Digital Humanities and Chinese Studies Public Lecture Series 2020
Event: ICS Luncheon 2020
Event: Ancient Chinese Goldsmithing Techniques Research Lecture Series II (4 Talks), Art Museum
Event: Fai Chun Writing to Celebrate the Chinese New Year, Art Museum
Event: Life and Arts in Pre-Modern China, Art Museum
Event: Lantern Festival Online Riddle Game, Art Museum
Event: CU Art Buddy 2020
Event: Embrace Art at Home, Art Museum
Event: The Country and the City in Chongqing: Old Markets and New Geographies in Urbanising Tongliang, Universities Service Centre for China Studies
New Publications
Editorial Board Committee
 
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