Min-Yue Cultural Symposium at National Ch’ang Kung University
“Similarities and Differences- The diversified development of Min-yue culture in Taiwan and Hong Kong” (「相似與差異──閩粵到臺港的多元文化發展比較」) is an inter-disciplinary and comparative symposium to be organized by the Min-nan Cultural Studies Centre of National Ch’ang Kung University – one of our strategic partners in Taiwan, and the Taiwan Research Centre of CUHK from 31st October to 1st November, 2012. It aims to invite leading scholars in the fields to reflect upon the dynamics between Min-nan and Cantonese culture in Taiwan and Hong Kong, and to investigate the similarities and differences between the two prominent cultures in Southern China. The focuses of the symposium consist of architecture, religion, drama and literature. Prof Hoyan Hang Fung from the Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Prof Chang Ping Hung from the Department of Architecture, Prof. Zhou Jin from the Department of Fine Arts and Prof. He Xi from the Department of History of CUHK will join this symposium.