5 January 2015

Lecture at University of Macau

Our Director, Prof. Hsiung Ping-chen, has been invited by University of Macau to give a public lecture on “The Relevance of History? Reflections on the Case of Modern Chinese Disciplinarity from the University of Macau (所為何事?從澳大看近代中國歷史學的來龍與去脈)”. In this lecture, Prof. Hsiung introduces the ownership of an ancient civilization–the founding of modern disciplinary humanities with national character, the “Culture Circle of the Han-Chinese Script”–East-Asian Stake-Holders of “Chineseness”, Chinese academic during the Cold War–Hong Kong and Taiwan as alternatives, and the “National” and “Non-national” Chinese Civilization–from Diasporic and Sinological Perspectives.