Announcement of 621st Bi-weekly Assembly

Announcements:
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Recruitment of Student Helpers for Assistance 2019/2020
The College now recruits students to provide assistance for the College in administrative work and events, in a bid to enable them to gain working experience and to strengthen their sense of belonging to the College.
Interested students can submit online application at the College website and the application deadline is 27 September 2019 (Friday).
College students who have registered in the previous academic year are expected to register again for work in the academic year 2019/2020. They are also required to register in the Student Helper System (Navigation Path: MyCUHK > CUSIS and MyStudy > Student Helper Registration) in order to be eligible for engaging in campus work.
For enquiries, please contact Ms. Amy Yip of the Dean of Students’ Office at 3943-1619 or amyyip@cuhk.edu.hk .
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New Asia Lectures on Confucianism 2019
"New Asia Lectures on Confucianism" is generously sponsored by the Moonchu Foundation. The Sixth New Asia Lecture on Confucianism will be held in October 2019, and it is our honor to have invited Professor Yang Rur-Bin to be our speaker. Professor Yang is the Chair Professor of Graduate Institute of Philosophy, National Tsing Hua University. Details of the lectures are as follows:

1st Lecture:
Topic: “The First Type of May-Fourth Movement: The Role of Confucianism in the New Culture Movement of Modern China”
Moderator: Prof. Cheng Chung-Yi, Department of Philosophy, CUHK
Date: 16 October 2019 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Venue: Sir Run Run Shaw Hall, CUHK
(This lecture will be held at the College Bi-weekly Assembly)

2nd Lecture:
Topic: “How did the May-Fourth Movement Lead to the Revolution of 1949: The Dynamics of Mythology”
Moderator: Prof. Lau Kwok-Ying, Department of Philosophy, CUHK
Date: 20 October 2019 (Sunday)
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Venue: Lecture Hall, G/F, Hong Kong Museum of History, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
(This lecture is organized by New Asia College and in association with the Hong Kong Museum of History)

3rd Lecture:
Topic: “Conflict and Development of Confucian Dao-orthodoxy in Ming Dynasty”
Moderator: Prof. Yao Zhihua, Department of Philosophy, CUHK
Date: 21 October 2019 (Monday)
Time: 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Venue: LT2, Yasumoto International Academic Park, CUHK
(This Lecture is jointly organized by New Asia College and Department of Philosophy, CUHK)
All lectures will be conducted in Mandarin. All are welcome. Free Admission.
For enquiries, please contact Mr. Jack Wong, Dean of Students’ Office (Tel: 3943-1690; Email: jackwong@cuhk.edu.hk).
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Yu Ying-shih Lecture in History
The Yu Ying-shih Lecture in History 2019, which sponsored by the Austin-Eminence Charitable Foundation, will be held in November this year, with Distinguished Professor & Doctoral Advisor He Jun of School of Philosophy, Fudan University as the guest speaker. Details are as follows:
Main Theme
The opening of Neo-Confucianism (Lixue) in Song Dynasty

First Lecture
Topic: Reshaping the doctrine and Shelving the Classic — Dan Zhu’s studies of the Spring and Autumn Annals (Chunqiu) as an example
Date: 10 November 2019 (Sunday)
Time: 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Venue: Lecture Theatre, G/F, Hong Kong Central Library
(This lecture is jointly organised with the Hong Kong Public Libraries)

Second Lecture
Topic: The philosophy of “understanding the essence to achieve practical use” (Ming Ti Da Yong) and its rise and fall — Hu-Learning (Huxue) as an example
Date: 11 November 2019 (Monday)
Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Venue: Cho Yiu Hall, CUHK
For enquiries, please contact Mr. Steven Hung of the College Office.
(Tel: 3943-1585; e-mail: stevenhung@cuhk.edu.hk)
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Language and Culture Activities
Cantonese Evenings will be held on 3 & 10 October.
English Evenings will be held on 8, 22 & 29 October.
Putonghua Evenings will be held on 24, 31 October & 14 November.
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"Together We March Forward: New Asia 70 Years - An Exhibition"
To celebrate the College’s 70th Anniversary, an exhibition on “Together We March Forward: New Asia 70 Years” will be held at New Asia Middle School, 6 Farm Road, To Kwa Wan during 20 September – 7 December. Please visit the college website for more details of this exhibition. For enquiries, please contact Mr. Jason Yeung, Dean of Students’ Office (Tel: 3943-7612; Email: jasonyeung@cuhk.edu.hk).