Topics and Important Notice for Registration

Details of the Bi-weekly Assemblies of this term are as follows:

Date (D/M/Y) & Time No. Topic Speaker Registration Quota
 On-site  Online

Biweekly Assemblies

All assemblies and Public Lectures will be conducted via Zoom Webinar in 2nd Semester

25/01/2022 (Tue)
6:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

642 Countryside Conservation in Hong Kong: Development and Inclusion in the case of Kuk Po, Sha Tau Kok

Mr. Lau Chun Tao, Kevin 50 1350

11/02/2022 (Fri)
11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

643 China’s Digital Innovations
“New Asia Lectures on Contemporary China”
Dr. Edward TSE 500 900

22/02/2022 (Tue)

6:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

644 When You are Immersed in Darkness
(Co-organize with the College Committee on Student Counselling and Development)
Dr. Jennifer LUI 500 900
4/03/2022 (Fri)
11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

645 The Forbidden City from a Historical Perspective  Dr. NG Chi-wa, Louis
500 1000
18/03/2022 (Fri)
11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

646 Beyond China: The Impact of Confucian Culture in the Modern World
“Ch'ien Mu Lecture in History and Culture”
Prof. LEUNG Yuen Sang 550 900
30/03/2022 (Wed)
6:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

647 Translating Scientific Discoveries into Clinical Impact
“Yen Kwo Yung Lecture in Life Sciences”
(Conducted in English)
Prof. LO Yuk Ming, Dennis 550 900
Public Lectures

Date (D/M/Y) & Time Topic Speaker Registration Quota
12/03/2022 (Sat)
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Confucian Revival Movement in Hong Kong and Singapore in the Early 20th Century
“Ch'ien Mu Lecture in History and Culture”
Prof. LEUNG Yuen Sang  50
26/03/2022 (Sat)
2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
My Journey from a Student to a Clinician-Scientist
“Yen Kwo Yung Lecture in Life Sciences”
(To be conducted in English)
(Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum)
Prof. LO Yuk Ming, Dennis  30
 09/04/2022 (Sat)
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Ideal and Practice of Lineage: A Perspective from Historical Anthropology
"Yu Ying Shih Lecture in History"
(Conducted in Cantonese)
Prof. FAURE David  30 

Brief introduction of the speakers 
Speaker Brief Introduction

Prof. CHUNG Wang Leung, Thomas
Associate Professor of the School of Architecture, CUHK
Prof. CHEUNG Chin Hung, Sidney Professor of the Department of Anthropology, Associate College Head and Dean of General Education of New Asia College, CUHK
Dr. Edward TSE Founder and CEO of Gao Feng Advisory Company, Adjunct Professor of the CUHK Business School
Dr. Jennifer LUI The first wheelchair-bound doctor in Hong Kong, serving in the Tuen Mum Hospital, CUHK alumna
Dr. NG Chi-wa, Louis Director of the Hong Kong Palace Museum, alumnus of New Asia College
Prof. LEUNG Yuen Sang Director of Research Centre for Contemporary Chinese Culture, Institute of Chinese Studies, Former Head of Chung Chi College, Former Dean of Faculty of Arts, CUHK
Prof. LO Yuk Ming, Dennis Associate Dean (Research) of Faculty of Medicine, Chairman of Department of Chemical Pathology, Li Ka Shing Professor of Medicine, CUHK
 Prof. FAURE David  Emeritus Professor, Department of History, CUHK

All full-time undergraduate students (except students of Medicine, Nursing and Chinese Medicine, who are having clinical training) are required to attend college assembly within their normative study period. Students must register for and attend the following number of Bi-weekly Assemblies and/or public lectures in this term of this academic year:

          •    three Bi-weekly Assemblies  or
          •    two Bi-weekly Assemblies and one public lecture

In response to the pandemic development in Hong Kong and the latest guidelines of the University, the College shall update the above attendance requirements according to the latest situation. Please pay attention to the announcements of the College through emails and the College website. The first Bi-weekly Assembly of this term will be held on 25 January 2022 (Tuesday) at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom with the topic “Countryside Conservation in Hong Kong: Development and Inclusion in the case of Kuk Po, Sha Tau Kok”.

Students must register for the required number of Bi-weekly Assemblies and public lectures at the website: The captioned web-site will be open for on-line registration during the following periods:
•    Bi-weekly Assemblies / public lectures: from 11:00 a.m., 19 January 2022 (Wednesday) to 12:00 noon of 2 days before each Assembly/public lecture

Due to limited seats, students can only attend one public lecture in each term. All College students may register for the public lectures at the aforementioned period.

All Assemblies (unless otherwise indicated) will be conducted in Cantonese. Simultaneous interpretation will be provided to non-local students at the Bi-weekly Assemblies. Please contact Ms. Wanda Tam (email: or telephone: 3943 7610) or Mr. Jason Yeung (email: or telephone: 3943 7612) of the Dean of Students’ Office at least three working days in advance if this service is needed.

CUHK Information Technology Services Centre Registration and Attendance System (RAS) Webpage




Ms. Wanda Tam / Mr. Jason Yeung

College Office


3943 7610 / 3943 7612;