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France and China Conference 2008
Date: 16-17 June 2008 

The University of Hong Kong
Faculty of Arts
School of Modern Languages and Cultures

France and China International Conference 2008
Cultural and Educational Perspectives

16-17 June 2008
The University of Hong Kong

This two-day conference aims at bringing together local, regional and international scholars and specialist practitioners from a variety of fields in order to foster a better understanding of the cultural and intellectual relations between France and China. While drawing on the broad array of research fields involved, this conference aims to identify areas of interest within two interdisciplinary strands that will encompass the discussions: the cultural and the educational. Emphasis will however be placed on comparative and contrastive  analysis spanning across the educational and the cultural fields.
Date and Venue:
Monday 16, Tuesday 17 June 2008.
Convocation Room, Main Building
The University of Hong Kong

Themes and strands:
Cultural strand: The cultural strand investigates issues of cross-cultural contact, influences and representations in various disciplines of the humanities and the social sciences. Topics may cover areas such as current affairs and politics, diaspora, literature, travel history and travel writing, translation, visual and performing arts, fashion and popular culture.

Educational strand: The educational strand focuses on experiences that reflect trends in teaching and learning of language and culture. Topics may cover areas such as French studies in local and regional curricula, methods and applications, innovative approaches in teaching and assessment,teacher/learner profiles, issues of identity and motivation, international and reciprocal mobility, career outcomes, employment, internships.

For more information, please contact Miss Josephine Kwok:  / tel: 2219 4208

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