Steering Committee on Yu Ying Shih Lecture in History

Prof. FONG Wing Ping
(Head, Chung Chi College)
Prof. CHAN Sun On Hector
(Head, New Asia College)

Ex-officio Members

Dr. CHEUNG Mei Chun Jane (College Secretary, Chung Chi College)
Miss LUK Man Chung Jean (College Secretary, New Asia College)  



Effective Date : 01 August 2021

Background and Mission

In order to promote humanities education and studies of history, New AsiaCollege, Chung Chi College and Department of History of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) have jointly established the “Committee on Yu Ying-shih Lecture in History” (the Committee) in 2007, for which world renowned historians are invited to visit the University to deliver theYu Ying-shih Lecture in History (the Lecture).


(A)     Terms of Reference
          1.     Duties of the Committee include nominating Speaker for the Lecture and to monitoring / reviewing 

                     the arrangement of the Lecture.

          2.     Invitation will be made, on an annual basis, to one distinguished historian to visit the University 

                    and serve as the Speaker for the Lecture, for a period of one to two weeks, while classes are in 

                    session. During the time of visit, the speaker will deliver two public lectures (one Lecture will be 

                    delivered on CUHK campus and the other Lecture will be held at the downtown).


(B)     Composition

  Members of the Committee consist of: Heads of New Asia College and Chung Chi College  (being the co-chairpersons of the Committee), College Secretaries of New Asia College and Chung Chi College, and professors from the Department of History, CUHK.  


(C)     Meeting Schedule

  Meetings of the Committee will be held on a regular basis, and a staff of New Asia College will act as the Secretary of the Committee.  



          12 January 2017