Announcement of 622nd Bi-weekly Assembly

Announcements:
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70th Anniversary Lecture of New Asia College & 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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Exhibition of Publications by Professor Yang Rur-bin, Distinguished Scholar of the 70th Anniversary Lecture of New Asia College & New Asia Lectures on Confucianism 2019
The “Exhibition of Publications by Professor Yang Rur-bin, Distinguished Scholar of the New Asia Lectures on Confucianism 2019” is now held at G/F, New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library. All are welcome.
Date: 2 October – 4 November 2019
Venue: G/F, New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library
Exhibits: Books and articles
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New Asia College 70th Anniversary Lecture & Yu Ying-shih Lecture in History 2019
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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Student Exchange Programmes 2020/2021
The student exchange programmes for 2020/21 will be open for application from 14 October to 4 November 2019. Interested students are required to submit their online applications through the College website. Late application will NOT be accepted. Overseas universities which have exchange programmes with the College include:

1. University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic
2. Bocconi University, Italy
3. University of Groningen, The Netherlands
4. Malmo University, Sweden
5. University of Leeds, UK
6. Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
7. Occidental College, USA
8. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
9. University of Washington, USA
10. University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
11. University of Rochester, USA
12. Boston College, USA
13. University of Toronto (Mississauga), Canada
14. University of Alberta, Canada
15. RMIT University, Australia
16. The University of New South Wales, Australia
17. Asia University, Japan
18. Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan
19. Soka University, Japan
20. Ewha Womans University, Korea (for both male and female students)
21. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
22. University System of Taiwan
(National Central University, National Chiao Tung University, National Tsing Hua
University and National Yang-Ming University)
23. Beijing Normal University, China
24. Nanjing University, China
25. Peking University, China
26. Tsinghua University, China

Students should go through the details of the exchange programmes before submitting the online application. Selection interview will be scheduled in mid/late November 2019.

For further enquiries, please contact Mr. Jack Wong of the Dean of Students’ Office (Tel: 3943-1690; Email: jackwong@cuhk.edu.hk) or Miss Angela Leung (Tel: 3943-9589; Email: angelaleung@cuhk.edu.hk).
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Language and Culture Activities
The College will organize the following language activities at Yun Chi Hsien from October to November to enhance students’ language ability and promote intercultural exchange:
i. Cantonese Evenings (21 November, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm)
ii. English Evenings (22, 29 October & 5 November from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm)
iii. Putonghua Evenings (24, 31 October & 14 November, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm)

Students who are interested can register for the activities at http://bit.ly/2x675X9. Registration
will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. For enquiries, please contact Mr. Jason Yeung at 3943-7612 or Mr. Cesario Ho at 3943-7621.