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Conferences and Symposia

 

2020-2021
26/28 Apr 2021

Global Capitalism and the Worlds of Socialism

2017-2018
25 May 2018

Children and Youth in a Global Age

3-4 May 2018

Spring History Symposium 2018

 

History in the Making: Public Lectures

 

2016-2017
25 May 2017

Prof. David Pomfret, (HKU), "Difficult histories, Dangerous Pasts: Childhood, Disease and Emotion in Colonial Asia"

 

Public Lectures

 

2018-2019
25 Oct 2018

Prof. Leonard V. Smith, (Oberlin College), "History, International Relations Theory, and the Paris Peace Conference of 1919"

2017-2018
25 May 2018

Prof. Colin Heywood, (University of Nottingham), "Images of Youth: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly "

4 May 2018

Prof. Anthony Reid, (Australian National University), "Cosmopolis and Vernacular: Competing impulses in Asian history "

 

CHM / History Colloquium Talk

 

2020-2021
24 Nov 2020

Dr. Julia Bowes, (HKU), "'Corrupt Your Flesh and Blood With a Festering, Sickening Pus:' The Politics of the Anti-Vaccination Movement in the United States, 1890-1920 "

 

Workshops

 

2018-2019
9 Nov 2018

Dr. Maura Elizabeth Cunningham, "One Degree, Many Paths: Alternative Possibilities for Your Post-PhD Career"

2017-2018
13 Apr 2018

Prof. Hyaeweol Choi, (Australian National University), "Transpacific Aspiration toward Modern Domesticity in Japanese Colonial-era Korea"

18 Oct 2017

Prof. Erez Manela, (Harvard University), "Workshop in International History (RPG Students-Only)"

2016-2017
15 July 2017

Shibusawa Foundation Hong Kong Conference, "Beyond Versailles: Reverberations of the '1919 Moment' in Asia"

 

Book Events

 

2020-2021
8 Apr 2021

Dr. David Schley, (Hong Kong Baptist University), "Book Launch: Steam City: Railroads, Urban Space, and Corporate Capitalism in Nineteenth-Century Baltimore"

28 Jan 2021

Dr. Peter E. Hamilton, (Trinity College Dublin), "Book Launch: Made in Hong Kong: Transpacific Networks and a New History of Globalization"

16 Nov 2020

Dr. Joseph McQuade, (University of Toronto), "Book Launch: A Genealogy of Terrorism: Colonial Law and the Origins of an Idea"

12 Oct 2020

Dr. Nurfadzilah Yahaya, (National University of Singapore), "Book Launch: Fluid Jurisdictions: Colonial Law and Arabs in Southeast Asia"

2018-2019
25 Apr 2019

Dr. Jennifer Altehenger, (King's College London), "A History of Legal Lessons: Law, Propaganda, and the State in Socialist China"

17 Apr 2019

Dr. Klaus Mühlhahn, (Freie Universität Berlin), "Making China Modern: From the Great Qing to Xi Jinping"

2017-2018
7 Dec 2017

Dr. Robert Kramm, (University of Hong Kong), "Sanitized Sex: Regulating Prostitution, Venereal Disease, and Intimacy in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952"

2016-2017
1 Jun 2017

Dr. Victor Zatsepine, (University of British Columbia), "They Came from Everywhere: The People of the Amur"

18 Apr 2017

Prof. Robert Bickers, (University of Bristol), "Out of China"

 

French Ciné Club

 

The Department of History invites you to a series of movie screenings related to the course HIST2109 Modern France: Culture, Society, Politics, taught by Dr. François Drémeaux.

 

2017-2018
26 Apr
2018

Gérard Oury's La Grande Vadrouille

15 Mar
2018

Bertrand Tavernier's Capitaine Conan

8 Feb
2018

Claude Berri's Germinal

25 Jan 2018

Patrice Leconte's Ridicule

30 Nov 2017

Bertrand Tavernier's Coup de Torchon

16 Nov 2017

Rachid Bouchareb's Indigénes

26 Oct 2017

Jean-Jacques Annaud's La Victoire en chantant

12 Oct 2017

Régis Wargnier's Indochine

 

Hong Kong Ciné Club

 

A series of movie screenings related to the history of Hong Kong.

 

2017-2018
7 Dec
2017

Can To's YP1967

 

Talks

 

2018-2019
12 Oct
2018

Dr. Samiparna Samanta, (O. P Jindal Global University), "Meat, Mercy, Morality: Animals and Humanitarianism in Colonial India"

12 Oct
2018

Prof. Peter Harrison, (University of Queensland), "Naturalism, Supernaturalism, and Scientific Explanation"

11 Oct
2018

Ms. Wilhelmina Ko, (HKU), "The Devil in the "News": Symbols, Contexts and Worldview in US Religious-themed Fake News"

2017-2018
21 Mar
2018

Dr. Carol Tsang, (University of Hong Kong), "'Suicide' or Salvation: Margaret Sanger and the Birth Control Debate in Interwar Hong Kong"

6 Mar
2018

Dr. François Drémeaux, (University of Hong Kong), "Présences françaises à Hong Kong (1841-1941)"

26 Mar
2018

Dr. Jeremy A. Yellen, (CUHK), "Japan, Britain, and the Crisis of Empire in World War II: Wilsonian Empires at War?"

 

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