Ch'ien Mu Lecture in History and Culture
To enhance academic and cultural exchanges, the college organizes 4 distinguished Lecturer Series each year.

"The Ch'ien Mu Lecture in History and Culture" was established since 1978. A distinguished scholar will be invited to deliver a series of public lectures exploring topics on Chinese history and culture. The Ch'ien Mu Lecture will be held in March/ April each year. Starting from 2013, the lecture series is endowed by the Mr. Chan Chi-sun Chinese Culture Fund.

Past Speakers


Speaker University
1978/79 Prof. Ch'ien Mu  Founder of New Asia College 
1979/80 Prof. Joseph Needham The University of Cambridge, UK
1981/82 Prof. Ogawa, Tamaki Kyoto University, Japan
1982/83 Prof. Wm. Theodore De Bary Columbia University, USA
1983/84 Prof. Zhu Guang-qian Peking University
1984/85 Prof. Chan Wing-tsit Chatham College, USA
1985/86 Prof. Yang Lien-sheng Harvard University, USA
1986/87 Prof. Yu Ying-shih Yale University, USA
1988/89 Prof. Liu Kwang-ching University of California, at Davis, USA
1989/90 Prof. Tu Wei-ming Harvard University, USA
1991/92 Prof. Hsu Cho-yun University of Pittsburgh, USA
1993/94 Prof. Yen Keng-wang Fellow of Academia Sinica and New Asia Institute of Advanced Chinese Studies and Research
1994/95 Prof. Thomas A. Metzger Hoover Institution, Stanford University
1995/96 Prof. Chang Hao Ohio State University, USA
1996/97 Prof. Tang Yijie Peking University
2002/03 Prof. Donald J. Munro University of Michigan, USA
2003/04 Prof. Wen C. Fong Princeton University, USA
2004/05 Prof. Liu Shu-hsien Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy, Academia Sinica
2005/06 Prof. Wang Meng Ocean University of China
2006/07 Prof. Liu Ts’un-yan The Australian National University
2007/08 Prof. Roger T. Ames University of Hawaii
2008/09 Prof. James C. Y. Watt Brooke Russell Astor Chairman, Dept. of Asian Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA
2009/10 Prof. Bell Yung University of Pittsburgh, USA
2010/11 Prof. Lao Sze-kwang Huafan University, Taiwan
2011/12 Prof. Fu Shen Graduate Institute of Art History, National Taiwan University
2012/13 Prof. Philip Sun Shu-yue New Asia College Alumnus, Founder of the Department of Translation, CUHK
2013/14 Prof. Peter K. Bol Vice Provost for Advances in Learning and Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University
2014/15 Prof. Yu Kwang-chung Professor Emeritus of Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, Sun Yat-sen University , Taiwan

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2015/16 Prof. Hung-nin Samuel Cheung Professor Emeritus of University of California, Berkeley

Emeritus Professor of The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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2016/17 Prof. Benjamin A. Elman

Gordon Wu '58 Professor of Chinese Studies

Professor of East Asian Studies & History, Princeton University

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2017/18 Prof. Liu Xiaogan Professor, Founding and Honorary Director, the Research Center for Chinese Philosophy and Culture, Department of Philosophy, CUHK
Distinguished Professor, School of Philosophy, Beijing Normal University
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2018/19 Prof. Li Wai-yee Professor of Chinese Literature
Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations Harvard University

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2021/22 Prof. Leung Yuen Sang Emeritus Professor, Research Professor of Department of History; Director of Research Centre for Contemporary Chinese Culture, Institute of Chinese Studies; Former Head of Chung Chi College; Former Dean of Faculty of Arts The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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