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International Conference on Re-Thinking China’s North ”再談中國北方”國際學術研討會
Date: 4-6 December 2017 
China Studies, School of Modern Languages and Cultures HKU has the pleasure of inviting you to the Conference:

International Conference on Re-Thinking China’s North 

December 4-6, 2017 
Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

Invited Speakers (in alphabetical order of surname):
Dr. Masato HASEGAWA 長谷川 正人 [Max Planck Institute, Berlin] 
Dr. Tenzin Jinba 丹增金巴 [National University of Singapore]
Dr. Rachel Yuexin LIN 林悦忻 [National University of Singapore] 
Professor LUO Xin 羅新 [Peking University] 
Dr. QIU Yuanyuan 邱源媛 [Chinese Academy of Social Sciences] 
Dr. TIAN Geng 田耕 [Peking University] 
Dr. WANG Liping 王利平 [The University of Hong Kong] 
Professor ZHANG Fan 張帆 [Peking University]

Welcome to our grand launch of the conferences series of Regional Studies on China by the HKU China Studies team! In the very first conference, we choose to focus on China’s North, a region encompassing areas conventionally known as Northeast China and Northwest China as well as Inner Mongolia. This is a region that bears great importance of historical and present-day China. This conference examines what constitutes China’s North, how to interpret its political, economic, social, and cultural characteristics, and how the region is connected to neighbouring territories, societies, and states.

The conference features presentations by scholars pioneering diverse approaches to research about China’s North, screenings of documentary films that bring the region to life, and an exhibition. All events are open to members of the HKU community, teachers and students from Hong Kong-area universities and secondary schools, as well as interested members from all sectors of the society.

As the first of many events that will showcase HKU China Studies’ strength on Regional Studies, this conference will be a valuable opportunity for participants to learn more about an area that is part of China’s Silk Road, a rich agricultural resource base, and the centre of industrial re-development. For more information, please contact our conference committee at (Miss Chengyi ZHOU) or visit our website:




如欲獲悉更多資訊,請電郵至籌委會郵箱: (周乘怡女士)或參閱本次研討會的專門網站:​
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