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March 2013

A-Salon Spring Series – The Spaces of Others

March 2, 2013 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Room 304, Shun Hing College,
9, Lung Wah Street
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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On March 2, 2013, Mr. Tao Zhu, the Deputy Master of Block A, gave a talk “The Spaces of Others” to share his experience of working as a designer and scholar on three architectural projects. Tao’s talk formally launched Block A’s monthly program A Salon Series.  

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September 2013

A-Salon Autumn Series: Mapping the Mosaic – An Exploration of Hong Kong’s History and Culture

September 24, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 304, Shun Hing College,
9, Lung Wah Street
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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Professor Leo LEE explores the colonial past of Hong Kong in order to shed light on the island’s extraordinary cultural identity. Rather than offering a historical survey, Prof. Lee presents a mosaic or “melange” of our city drawn from his research and observations. The talk will be an exposition of his book City Between Worlds: My Hong Kong, 2008.

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October 2013
Free

A-Salon Series: Go West, Go West, Life is Peaceful There?

October 24, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
College Hall, Jockey Club Student Village III, HKU,
9, Lung Wah Street, Kennedy Town
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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Anthony Wong and Brian Leung share their experiences in the Hong Kong that they grew up in. Event Gallery

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February 2014
Free

A-Salon Series: Historical Worlds of HK

February 28, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Shun Hing College 402,
9 Lung Wah Street, Kennedy Town
Hong Kong,
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Professor John Carroll looked at how Hong Kong’s unique colonial past has shaped its equally distinctive, sometimes even bizarre, present. About the speaker: Professor John Carroll is professor of history and Associate Dean (Outreach) of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Hong Kong. His celebrated works include Edge of Empires: Chinese Elites and British Colonials in Hong Kong and A Concise History of Hong Kong. The Chinese translation of A Concise History (香港簡史 - 從殖民地至特別行政區) enjoyed widespread popularity…

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March 2014
Free

A-Salon Spring Series: Road to Hong Kong History

March 18, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Shun Hing College 402,
9 Lung Wah Street, Kennedy Town
Hong Kong,
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Dr Elizabeth Sinn told students how she came to study Hong Kong history and the pains and pleasures of being a Hong Kong historian.

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November 2014

A-Salon Autumn Series: Understanding Occupy Central And The Relationship Between Central And Hong Kong

November 6, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Shun Hing College 402,
9 Lung Wah Street, Kennedy Town
Hong Kong,
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The Shun Hing College A-Salon Fall Series-“Understanding Hong Kong Politics” aims to invite a variety of speakers to offer their insights on Hong Kong politics, social movement and hot issues, as well as to encourage vibrant discussions among residents and the HKU community.

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February 2015

A-Salon Spring Series: Reflections on Art and Politics in the Umbrella Movement

February 27, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Shun Hing College 402,
9 Lung Wah Street, Kennedy Town
Hong Kong,
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The Shun Hing College A-Salon Spring Series – “Understanding Hong Kong” aims to invite a variety of speakers to offer their insights on Hong Kong society, culture, politics, arts, architecture, etc., as well as to encourage vibrant discussions among residents and the HKU community.

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July 2015

A-Salon Summer Series: Symposium – Eastern and Western Humanities Classics

July 11, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room 304, Shun Hing College,
9, Lung Wah Street
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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HKU Shun Hing College will co-host Symposium, a student-run humanities intellectual exchange programme, this summer from 11 July to 9 August.

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August 2015
Free

A-Salon: the Design of Public Space at Shun Hing College by Architect Anderson Lee

August 31, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 304, Shun Hing College,
9, Lung Wah Street
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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The first session of Shun Hing College’s A Salon series in 2015-16 academic year invites Anderson Lee 李亮聰, an outstanding Hong Kong architect and a professor at the Department of Architecture, HKU, to present his visionary design of the 3/F Common Area at Shun Hing College.

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November 2015

A-Salon Autumn Series: Plan Our Own City – From Inform to Empower?

November 6, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Shun Hing College 402,
9 Lung Wah Street, Kennedy Town
Hong Kong,
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Mr. Jeffrey Wong is a practising urban planner in a renowned multinational firm. He is currently the Co-chairperson of Young Planners Group, the Hong Kong Institute of Planners, and Secretary General of Hong Kong Public Space Initiative, who has been organising various educational and community engagement programmes to promote the concept and importance of town planning and public space to all walks of life.

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