Announcement of 663rd Bi-weekly Assembly
1. Yu Ying-shih Lecture in History 2023/24


To enhance cultural exchange and academic research, the “Yu Ying-shih Lecture in History” has been organised since 2007. This year, we are honoured to have invited Professor Michael PUETT, Walter C. Klein Professor of Chinese History and Anthropology, Harvard University, to deliver the following two lectures in early November:


2nd Lecture

Topic: “Culture and History: Yu Ying-shih, Weber, and Approaches to Comparative History”

Moderator: Professor PUK Wing Kin, Department of History, CUHK

Date: 5 November 2023 (Sunday)

Time: 3:00pm

Venue: Lecture Hall, G/F, Hong Kong Museum of History (139 seats, allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Audience will be admitted 15 minutes before the lecture starts.)


All lectures will be conducted in English. Participation in person or online via Zoom is welcome. Please complete the online registration form at


Meanwhile, there is a display of publications by Professor Michael PUETT at G/F, New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library from 16 October to 9 November 2023.


For enquiries, please contact Ms. Angela Lee, College Office, New Asia College (Tel: 3943-1585; Email:


2. New Asia College Student Exchange Programmes 2024/2025


The student exchange programmes for 2024/25 is open for application from Tuesday, 24 October to Friday, 10 November 2023. Interested students are required to submit their online applications through the College website. Late application will NOT be accepted. Available exchange programmes include:


  1. Prague University of Economics and Business
  2. Bocconi University, Italy
  3. Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy
  4. University of Groningen, The Netherlands
  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. The University of New South Wales, Australia
  16. RMIT Univeristy, 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. Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  23. Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  24. University System of Taiwan (Central University, Chengchi University, Tsing Hua University, Yang Ming Chiao Tung University)
  25. Beijing Normal University, China
  26. Nanjing University, China
  27. Peking University, China
  28. 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 2023.


For further enquiries, please contact Mr. Jack Wong of the Dean of Students’ Office (Tel: 3943-1690; Email: or Miss Angela Leung (Tel: 3943-9589; Email:

3. Beware of the Telephone Deception