New Asia Lectures on Contemporary China

In view of China's rapid growth over the past decade, the College introduced the "New Asia Lectures on Contemporary China" in 2012 with the aim of stimulating public interest in the development of and challenges faced by China. Several scholars or public figures from various professions will be invited each year to deliver lectures/seminars on recent issues related to the economy, society or environment of mainland China, Taiwan, Macau or Hong Kong.

Year Speaker
2012/13
Ms. Tu Qiao
Author, Director and Journalist
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2013/14
Prof. Yi Rao

Chair Professor of Peking University School of Life Sciences
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2014/15 Mr. ZHANG Jun Sheng


Mr. YANG Jin Lin
Chairman of the Development Committee of Zhejiang University, Former Deputy Director and Spokesman of the New China News Agency (Hong Kong Branch)

Founder and President of Yang Jinlin New Media Holdings Limited
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2015/16 Dr. CHAN Man Hung


Mr. PUN Ka Yeung


Mr. SHAM Kin Fun, John
Head of the China Business Centre, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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CEO of Charmant Asia Pacific, Burgundy Red SCM and PACE Logistics

Renowned actor, scriptwriter, film producer, distributor, cinema house investor and operator
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2016/17
Prof. ZHENG Yongnian


Mr. Victor JONG & 
Ms. Juni YAN

Mr. LAU Siu-ying, Steve
Professor and Director of East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore
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Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers Consultants (Shenzhen) Limited, Shanghai Branch (Mr. Victor JONG)
Managing Director, Hong Kong and Taiwan, F5 Networks, Inc. (Ms. Juni YAN)

Chairman and Founder of the Eagles Fund and the China Fortune Holdings Ltd.
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2017/18 Mr. QIAN Gang


Dr. ZHANG Meng


Mr. Savio KWAN

Director of China Media Project, Journalism and Media Studies Centre of HKU, renowned writer and reporter
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Founder of LEAD Youth Leadership Foundation, Founder and CEO of Hypervic Coffee

Former President and Chief Operating Officer of the Alibaba Group, Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner of A&K Consulting Co. Ltd.
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2018/19
Prof. WU Dui



Dr. Lawrence WONG
Professor of Institute of Mass Spectrometer and Atmospheric Environment, Jinan University
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Managing Partner of the Big Data Elite Asia Limited, Vice President & Convenor of New Economy Task Force of HKiNEDA
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Details of the New Asia Lectures on Contemporary China 2018/19 are as follows:

 

1st Lecture:  Recent Hot Topics of PM2.5 and the Long-Term Variations of Hazy Weather in China
Speaker: Prof. WU Dui

Moderator: Prof. YAO Xiaoqiang, School of Biomedical Sciences, CUHK 

Date: 12 October 2018 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Sir Run Run Shaw Hall, CUHK

(The lecture will be conducted in Putonghua)

 

 

2nd Lecture:  Applying Disruptive Technologies in the Rapidly Changing World
Speaker: Dr. Lawrence WONG

Moderator: Prof. Raymond TONG, Chairman of Department of Biomedical Engineering, CUHK 

Date: 15 February 2019 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Sir Run Run Shaw Hall, CUHK

(The lecture will be conducted in Cantonese)


 

 

 

 

Enquiries

Mr. Jason Yeung

Dean of Students' Office 

3943-7612
jasonyeung@cuhk.edu.hk